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27 February 2011

1884 – Lyceum Theatre, Dublin

Architect: Arthur Dudgeon Proposal for a huge theatre at the junction of Tara Street and Pearse Street (on the site of the now former Fire Station by C.J. McCarthy) that was never built,...

18 February 2011

2006 – Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford

Architect: Diamond and Schmitt Architects The restoration of Garter Lane Theatre in Waterford, Ireland (2006) preserved the historic eighteenth century Quaker meetinghouse setting of this 200-seat auditorium. Diamond and Schmitt refurbished the dressing...

02 February 2011

1876 – Design for Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire

Architect: Fred W. Roper Competative Design for Shakespeare Memorial Theatre – later designed and built by Dodgshun & Unsworth. West Elevation with Plan published in The Building News, July 21st 1876.

15 January 2011

1867 – Theatre Royal, Cork

Architect: Sir John Benson The Theatre Royal was founded by the actor Spranger Barry and was opened in 1760. It was modelled on the Crow Street Theatre in Dublin where Barry had previously...

24 August 2010

1970 – Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group The Manitoba Theatre Centre was designed in the Brutalist style designed by local architect Allan Waisman of Number Ten Architectural Group with input from the MTC artistic director...

24 August 2010

1997 – Denver Performing Arts Complex

Architects: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates, Hardy Holzmann Pfeiffer The Denver Performing Arts Complex is the largest performing arts complex under one roof, and the second-largest center of its kind in terms...

17 August 2010

1964 – David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, New York

Architect: Philip Johnson Part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the David H. Koch Theater is a theater for ballet and opera. Originally named the New York State Theater, it opened...

13 August 2010

1883 – Princess Opera House, Winnipeg

The three-storied Princess Opera House opened on May 14,1883. It featured many fine dramatic presentations including Shakespeare’s plays. The Princess burned down in 1892.

09 August 2010

1905 – The Scala Theatre, Charlotte Street, London

Architect: Frank T. Verity Site of a theatre since 1772, known as The Prince of Wales Theatre between 1865 -1882. In 1903, Dr. Edmund Distin Maddick bought the property, and adjoining properties, and...