Found 2 collections related to Her Majesty's Theatre (London, England)

Costa, Michael, 1808-1884
Music Division | JOB 91-81
1 item
Sir Michael Costa was an Italian-English conductor and composer of operas. On paper headed "Her Majesty's Theatre," Mr. B. Lumley, director of Italian Opera, and Mr. Costa agree to 9 articles, including terms under which Mr. Costa will conduct... more
Her Majesty's Theatre (London, England)
Billy Rose Theatre Division | MWEZ+ nc 8677
1 volume (129 p.), ill, 28 cm; 1 volume (129 p.), ill, 28 cm
Opened on April 9, 1705 in the Haymarket as the Queen's Theatre in honor of Queen Anne, the theater went through various name changes (King's Theatre) with the changing of monarchs. Rather large for drama, it became the first English opera house.... more