In the London’s Westminister City lies the boulevard Drury Lane covering the London Covent Garden along its east territory.The street expands from Aldwych to High Holborn.The visitors can go around the London from Drury Lane by the nearest Covent Garden Tube station.The street name was acquired from the architect of Drury House, Sir Robert Drury in 1500.Progressive redevelopment of the Drury Lane lead to the formation of present statuesque street of London.
The name of the boulevard is shared by the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane.One of the Grade I theatres of London,the Theatre Royal is an elegant West End theatre of London with its main entryway in Catherine Street and its rear end in Drury Lane.Presently the theatre runs under the aegis of Really Useful Theatres.The venue is comprised of four theatres since 1663 making it as the oldest and prodigious theatre of London.The Theatre Royal was rebuilt on the same venue for four times.In 1663 the first edifice was raised and demolished by fire in 1672. Sir Christopher Wren redeveloped the structure in 1674.Again in 1794,further refurbishment of the building was done by Henry Holland.Due to fire accident in 1809,the theatre was rejunevated in 1812 by Benjamin Wyatt which is the present ‘Theatre Royal’ of Drury Lane.
The theatre hosted musicals in the beginning of 1920s.Theatre Royal was Entertainments National Service Association’s headquarters during second world war.The Drury Lane solemnized its triennial in 1963.Some of the remarkable shows of Drury Lane are Miss Saigon,Mame,The Pirates of Penzance,My Fair Lady and much more.Contemporary productions of the theatre have included Oliver,The Producers,Shrek the musicals The Lord of the Rings and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The spectacular Drury Lane is a perfect site to host professional gatherings,presentments and business dealings. The primary assembly hall in this edifice is designed with capacity of holding about 2100 besides five sumptuous rooms for business party. The main gallery holds over 2,154 seats.The Grand Saloon is extensive and flexible, ideal for gatherings for up to 350 visitors.Two auxiliary chambers of the theatre,the North room and South room,can occupy 20 visitors for supper, committee meetings or special occasions.
The stupendous auditorium was designed in 1922 with four levels enclosing a balcony,grand circle,stalls and a royal circle.The vibrant medley of colour themes throughout the playhouse renders a beguiling sight for the visitors.The two boxes on either side of the auditorium is a remarkable feature of the playhouse.The historic personalities of the theatre are embellished in boards over the Royal circle of the Drury Lane.
Among all the West end theatres,the Theatre Royal Drury Lane has the brand new Grand Saloon with its voluminous and palatial amenities.The astounding theatreland of London is the ideal spot for everything from wedding functions to music auditions,film shoots and business conferences with well furnished kitchen to cater delicious food.