Where in London is Cambridge theatre?
The Cambridge Theatre is located in Seven Dials, near Covent Garden and Leicester Square. In the heart of the West End, there are many great shopping opportunities and places for pre and post-theatre dinner and drinks.
How old is Cambridge Theater?
The theatre of ancient Greece consisted of three types of drama: tragedy, comedy, and the satyr play. The origins of theatre in ancient Greece, according to Aristotle (384–322 BCE), the first theoretician of theatre, are to be found in the festivals that honoured Dionysus.
Is Blood Brothers touring in 2020?
Willy Russell’s multi-award-winning musical Blood Brothers will play in theatres across the UK for its 2020 Spring tour. Presented by Bill Kenwright, the production stars Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone.
When was the Royal Opera established?
The Royal Opera was formed as the Covent Garden Opera Company in 1946, but behind it lies a tradition of operatic performance which goes back for more than 260 years at its home in Covent Garden. In each of the three theatres there have been on the site since 1732, opera has played an important role.
What is the strongest asset of a theater person?
Passion and enthusiasm are your strongest assets in making this dream a reality.
Who invented theatre?
In the 6th century BC a priest of Dionysus, by the name of Thespis, introduces a new element which can validly be seen as the birth of theatre.
Who was the very first actor?
According to tradition, in 534 or 535 BC, Thespis astounded audiences by leaping on to the back of a wooden cart and reciting poetry as if he was the characters whose lines he was reading. In doing so he became the world’s first actor, and it is from him that we get the world thespian.