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Albery Theatre

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: The Noël Coward Theatre opened on 12th March 1903. Back then it was named the New Theatre. Designed by W. G. R. Sprague, who designed several West End theatres, the exterior takes on a classical style, with a lavish interior in a Rococo style. The theatre was commissioned by Sir Charles Wyndham who’s other theatre, the Wyndham’s Theatre, sits behind the Noël Coward. A major refurbishment took place in 2006, though most of the theatres original features and design have been retained, and it is notable for its use of white and gold in its interior, and the portrait medallions that line the walls, depicting French Kings and Queens. In 1973 the theatre’s name was changed from the New Theatre to the Albery Theatre, as a tribute to the theatre’s long-serving manager Sir Bronson Albery. Sir Cameron Mackintosh acquired the theatre through his company, Delfont Mackintosh Theatres, in 2005 and renamed the theatre the Noël Coward Theatre in memory of the famous playwright, who had also appeared at the theatre in 1920 in the first play of his to be performed in the West End, I’ll Leave It To You.

More information at: https://www.londontheatre.co.uk/theatres/noel-coward-theatre

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

A Month in the Country an A Room With a View

 File — Box 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of playbills, programs, and personal items collected by Tuck throughout his many years of theater-going. The bulk of the collection represents Pittsburgh area theaters as well as London area theatres. There are personal items such as his ticket stubs from performances, phonograph records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Tuck in this collection as well.Throughout Mr. Tuck’s theater-going career he saw many different types of plays, musicals, operas,...
Dates: Existence: 1960 - 2008

Blood Brothers (1988)

 File — Box 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of playbills, programs, and personal items collected by Tuck throughout his many years of theater-going. The bulk of the collection represents Pittsburgh area theaters as well as London area theatres. There are personal items such as his ticket stubs from performances, phonograph records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Tuck in this collection as well.Throughout Mr. Tuck’s theater-going career he saw many different types of plays, musicals, operas,...
Dates: 1951 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2005

Pal Joey (1980)

 File — Box 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of playbills, programs, and personal items collected by Tuck throughout his many years of theater-going. The bulk of the collection represents Pittsburgh area theaters as well as London area theatres. There are personal items such as his ticket stubs from performances, phonograph records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Tuck in this collection as well.Throughout Mr. Tuck’s theater-going career he saw many different types of plays, musicals, operas,...
Dates: Existence: 1960 - 2008

The Ride Down to Mt. Morgan (1991)

 File — Box 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of playbills, programs, and personal items collected by Tuck throughout his many years of theater-going. The bulk of the collection represents Pittsburgh area theaters as well as London area theatres. There are personal items such as his ticket stubs from performances, phonograph records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Tuck in this collection as well.Throughout Mr. Tuck’s theater-going career he saw many different types of plays, musicals, operas,...
Dates: 1951 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2005