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Grand Theatre and Opera House Leeds, 1878-1978

Grand Theatre and Opera House Leeds, 1878-1978

the first hundred years.

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Published by [s.n.] in [Leeds] .
Written in English

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  • Grand Theatre and Opera House (Leeds).

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    Pagination71p. :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20131907M

    The Yorkshire & North East team is under the editorship of Mark Clegg. The Reviews Hub was set up in Our mission is to provide the most in-depth, nationwide arts coverage online. Tuesday 3rd March at The Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. ⭐️⭐️⭐️Cabaret returns to the stage in a raw and playfully warped form in this latest tour of the the musical (Book: Joe Masteroff, Music and lyrics: John Kander and Fred Ebb).

    Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House. 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU T: Photo | Location | Seating Plan | Whats On | Website | Book Tickets; Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House, Leeds. The Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House was built in in a backlash to the music hall tradition which was thought by ‘polite society’ to lower the tone of entertainment via the sort of. An opera house is a theatre building used for performances of usually includes a stage, an orchestra pit, audience seating, and backstage facilities for costumes and building sets.. While some venues are constructed specifically for operas, other opera houses are part of larger performing arts centers. Indeed the term opera house is often used as a term of prestige for any large.

    The Central team is under the editorship of Selwyn Knight. The Reviews Hub was set up in Our mission is to provide the most in-depth, nationwide arts coverage online. In it became the home of Opera North, and the Grand Theatre and Opera House was to host the Leeds Film Festival in when the silent classic “Intolerance” was screened to great success, as well as other films. It was refurbished in The Grand Theatre and Opera House .


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The Grand Theatre & Opera House Leeds Box office 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU mailto:[email protected] Proprietor: Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House Ltd.

() A company controlled by Leeds City Council. Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House opened in November Built on a site of approximately three quarters of an acre, the theatre cost a total of £62, and took 13 months to build.

It is widely regarded as a major milestone in Victorian theatre on: The Grand Theatre & Opera House, 46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NZ. Leeds Grand Theatre is a major milestone in Victorian design, famed for its sumptuous interior, plasterwork and decorative features. The theatre is renowned for bringing the best of the West End to Yorkshire, including hit musicals, drama, comedians and music, as well as continuing to provide a home venue for Opera North and Northern Ballet.

The Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House is one of the oldest buildings in West Yorkshire. Built in the s, the theatre and opera house is home to many popular productions including Opera North, Northern Ballet, and numerous touring productions. Leeds Grand Theatre is a theatre and opera house in the heart of Leeds.

It dates back toand the exterior architecture is a combination of Scottish Baronial and Romanesque styles, whereas the interior exhibits many gothic motifs.

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With a variety of phenomenal shows, including a stunning choice of musicals, gripping dramas, classical opera, world-class ballet and fun family shows, there really is something to suit everyone. The Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House was built in Grand Theatre and Opera House Leeds was designed to be a backlash to the music hall tradition.

The upper classes at the time felt these pub-based establishments lowered the tone of entertainment. The theater was built on a site of approximately three quarters of an acre with a frontage on New Briggate.

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Building. It was designed by James Robinson Watson, chief assistant in the office of Leeds-based architect George Corson, and opened on 18 November It was built as a complex in three parts: the theatre, a set of six shops and Assembly Rooms, all facing onto New Briggate, in High Victorian style of red brick with stone dressings and a slate roof, the whole being a Grade II* listed building.

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Designed by James Robinson Watson, The Grand Theatre (also known as Leeds Grand Theatre and Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House) is an Opera house, located in the centre of Leeds. Present ever sincethis theatre is a must visit for those who want to take out some time for intellectual and literary pleasure.

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The Grand Theatre and Opera House prior to Major Refurbishment due in Leeds West Yorkshire England Leeds, UK. 16th Oct, Opera North performing ‘The Bartered Bride’ by Smetana at Leeds Grand Theatre. Left - The auditorium of the Leeds Grand and Opera House - From The Theatre's Centenary Brochure in - Courtesy John Grice.

To guard against the spread of fire, the various departments are placed in blocks; thus we find a large portion of the site adjoining Briggate occupied with the various entrances and staircases, cloak-room, lavatories, &c.The Leeds Grand Theatre is situated on New Briggate, Leeds.

If you are arriving by car, you can be dropped off in front of the theatre. There is car parking at the St John’s Centre which is approximately 10 minutes walk from the theatre.

There’s a flat rate of £3 payable after 5pm.24 reviews of Leeds Grand Theatre & Opera House "Currently being refurbished on the outside, this is a very ornate and attractive theatre, with classic deep red decor and plenty of gold around the place. It's ideally sized for mid-sized productions with a very pretty auditorium.

If you get a chance to sit in a box it's well worth it as they are quite close to the stage and feel really cosy.