Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue


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Literary responses Frances Burney
The reanimation of FB 's comedies is a happy story. Tara Ghoshal Wallace edited A Busy Day in paperback in 1984. A fringe production performed in Bristol in 1993, then in Islington, London, in...
Occupation Harriett Jay
After this HJ seems to have done less professional acting, while The Stage reported in June 1888 that she was shortly to produce, as well as taking the lead role in, a charity performance of...
Performance of text Dodie Smith
DS 's first West End play, Autumn Crocus (written under the pseudonym C. L. Anthony), was booed at its premiere at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue , but went on to become a great...
Performance of text Teresa Deevy
This ran for six performances.
The Teresa Deevy Archive.
It does not appear to have been published, but it was revived at the Lyric Theatre , London, on 14 January 1957 as an opener for Sean O'Casey
Textual Production Pam Gems
It transferred to the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue , London, the following April. It was quickly published and reproduced in sound recordings.
Gems, Pam. Marlene. Oberon Books, 1996.
Aston, Elaine. “Pam Gems: Body Politics and Biography”. The Cambridge Companion to Modern British Women Playwrights, edited by Elaine Aston and Janelle Reinelt, Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 157 - 73.
OCLC WorldCat.


17 December 1888
The original Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue , London, opened as a venue with a comic opera, Dorothy.
May 1893
Eleanora Duse made her London debut at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue , in La Dame aux Camellias.