Theatre Royal Birmingham blue plaque in Birmingham

On this site stood the Theatre Royal 1774-1956

The Theatre Royal, originally the New Theatre, was a 2000 seat theatre located on New Street in Birmingham, England. It was erected in 1774 and demolished in 1956.The theatre was damaged by fire in 1792 and again in 1820, after which it was rebuilt. In 1897, W. S. Gilbert's The Fortune Hunter premiered at the theatre. The theatre was rebuilt again in 1902, reopening in 1904 with 2200 seats.

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