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by Peter Moro

  • Author: Peter Moro
  • ISBN: 0950215503
  • ISBN13: 978-0950215501
  • ePub: 1920 kb | FB2: 1580 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Trustees of the Theatre Royal (1971)
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The story of the Theatre Royal, Bristol, opened 1766 ePub download

Bristol Old Vic is a British theatre company based at the Theatre Royal, Bristol The street side of the 1970s Peter Moro building, containing the Studio theatre (originally the New Vic), was demolished.

Bristol Old Vic is a British theatre company based at the Theatre Royal, Bristol. The present company was established in 1946 as an offshoot of the Old Vic in London. The theatre opened on 30 May 1766 with a performance which including a prologue and epilogue given by David Garrick. The street side of the 1970s Peter Moro building, containing the Studio theatre (originally the New Vic), was demolished and replaced by a new foyer with bar and box office, which makes a feature of the previously hidden theatre walls

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Theatre Royal (Bristol, England).

NOTES: When an extension to the existing theatre (1766, Thomas Paty) was designed by Peter Moro & Partners in 1971-1972, Coopers' Hall, built in 1744 by William Halfpenny, was restored as the new entrance and foyer. Nations, regions, chapters.

The story of the Theatre Royal, Bristol, opened 1766. In 1964, Moro completed his first theatre, The Playhouse, Nottingham. It was one of the earliest theatres to be adaptable either as a proscenium stage or as a thrust stage ("peninsular"), projecting forward

The story of the Theatre Royal, Bristol, opened 1766. It was one of the earliest theatres to be adaptable either as a proscenium stage or as a thrust stage ("peninsular"), projecting forward. Moro is quoted as saying that "a theatre, however attractive, which does not work backstage, is a nuisance: a theatre which has the correct technology, but no magic, is even worse. He also designed theatres at Hull University, the Theatre Royal, Plymouth (1982) with an adaptable auditorium, and three theatres at the Academy of Performing Arts, Hong Kong (1983–85).

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When Peter was just four years old his father died and the throne was left to Peter’s . The grip of the boyars on the reigns of power ended.

When Peter was just four years old his father died and the throne was left to Peter’s elder half-brother, Fyodor III, a sickly youth. Yet, in reality, the royal power fell into the hands of the relatives of Fyodor’s mother who tried to push Peter and his closest circle aside. In 1682, Fyodor died without leaving an heir. Peter was the first Russian ruler to promote secular education, while the Church was subjected to the state. Numerous secular schools were opened, with the children of soldiers, officials and churchmen allowed to attend. Russians were encouraged to study abroad and were often compelled to do so at the state’s expense.

The theatre opened on 30 May 1766 with a performance which including a prologue and epilogue given by David Garrick. As the proprietors were not able to obtain a Royal Licence, productions were announced as "a concert with a specimen of rhetorick" to evade the restrictions imposed on theatres by the Licensing Act 1737. This ruse was soon abandoned, but a production in the neighbouring Coopers' Hall in 1773 did fall foul of this law. The Coopers' Hall front entrance.

Theatre Royal, Bristol, 1766-1966 Hardcover – 1 Mar 1974. by Kathleen Barker (Author).