Theater in London in the Westminster district operating since 1834, rebuilt four times. the last time in 1996. The audience – 2100 spectators. The building was designed by Samuel Beazley. In the years 1996–98, the musical Jesus Christ Superstar was played. The Lion King musical has been playing since 1999.
After World War II, it operated as a ballroom / concert hall under the name Lyceum Ballroom until 1986. For years, the bands like The Grateful Dead, The Groundhogs, The Clash, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Led Zeppelin, The Police, The Who, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, U2, Colosseum, The Smiths, Iron Maiden and Pink Floyd played here. In 1975 Bob Marley and the Wailers recorded a live album released under the title Live! In the hall, Genesis recorded a performance for the Old Gray Whistle Test program.
On 13th December1979 Queen played a concert on the Crazy Tour.
Photo from Queen gig HERE.
On the building, we will find a plaque dedicated to Bram Stoker, the creator of Count Dracula.
Lyceum Theatre WWW.
photos by daga 2015
- address 21 Wellington St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7RQ
- GPS 51.511422 N 0.120137 W
- access tube station Covent Garden