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Origins[ edit ] The theatre was designed by prolific architect C. Phippsand decorated in a Romanesque style by George Gordon. A notable innovation was the concealed footlights, which would shut off if the glass in front of them was broken.
It had a seating capacity of 1, rising in a horseshoe over a pit and three galleries. The cramped site meant that facilities front and backstage were limited. It held the theatre for what was at the time an extraordinarily successful run of nights. The first theatre piece in the world to achieve consecutive performances was the comedy Our Boys by H.
Byronwhich started its run at the Vaudeville in The production went on to surpass the 1, performance mark. This was such a rare event that London bus conductors approaching the Vaudeville Theatre stop shouted "Our Boys!
Jerome InThomas Thorne became the sole lessee, and in he demolished the houses to create a foyer block in the Adamesque style, behind a Portland stone facade on the Strand. He again used architect C.
The theatre was refurbished to have more spacious seating and an ornate ceiling. It reopened on 13 January with a performance of Jerome K. This foyer is preserved today, as is the four-storey frontage.
He had published it in in Fun magazine. Gatti family[ edit ] InThorne passed the lease to restaurateurs Agostino and Stefano Gatti, who since had held the lease of the nearby Adelphi Theatre. The first production at the new theatre was a revival of Our Boys.
The lease briefly passed into the hands of Weedon Grossmith inbut was back with the Gattis in The theatre became known for a series of successful musical comedies. Griffiths beginning in but transferred to the Vaudeville in earlyrunning for a very successful total of London performances.
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