Welcome to the magnificent London
Westend Theatre, Adelphi! The stunning theatre is one of the most popular London theatres and
positioned on the Strand in the City of Westminster. The opulent
theatre is currently running the hugely popular new musical, The Bodyguard
which is inspired from the motion picture starring Whitney Houston. In this
sensational musical, soul queen Beverly Knight plays the lead role.
The scintillating musical can be
enjoyed at fullest this weekend with your near and dear ones. The opulent
Adelphi theatre has occupancy of 1500 and well equipped with all the latest
advance system, such as brilliant cooling system, wheel char accessibility and
Infra-red sound amplification.
On 27th November 1806, the magnificent
theatre marked its opening as The Sans Pareil. Merchant John Scott founded the
theatre with his daughter Jane. She was a multi talented personality and acted
as the British theatre manager, performer, and playwright. The theatre was
renamed as Adelphi in the year1819. The theatre underwent replacement with an
up to date building in the year 1858 and known as New Adelphi followed by Royal
Adelphi in the year 1867.
The early years of Adelphi
theatre witnessed some of the finest melodramas popularly called as Adelphi
Screamers. In the year 1844, Madame Celeste and comedian Benjamin Webster owned
theatre. The theatre building underwent huge refurbishment in the year 1879
then in 1887. On 3rd
December 1930, the current Adelphi marked its opening and was redesigned
by Ernest Schaufelberg in Art Deco style.
The theatre was named as Royal
Adelphi Theatre and made its reopening with the musical Evergreen. Some other
popular shows performed at Adelphi were Words and Music, operetta Balalaika,
Bless The Bride, Maggie May and A Little Night Music. The Really Useful Group
are the current owners of this opulent London Westend Theatre!