Apollo Theatre

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The West End's Apollo Theatre is a Grade II listed theatre, on Shaftesbury Avenue in the City of Westminster, London. Designed by architect Lewin Sharp for owner Henry Lowenfield, it was the fourth legitimate theatre to be constructed on the street. The Apollo's doors opened on 21 February 1901 with the American musical comedy The Belle of Bohemia. The production was followed by John Martin-Harvey's season, including A Cigarette Maker's Romance and The Only Way, an adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities.

The Apollo Theatre was the first in London to be built in the Edwardian period, it was renovated by Schaufelberg in 1932, and a private foyer and ante room were installed to the Royal Box. The sculpted work on the stone fascia is by T. Simpson, the building is of plain brick to the neighbouring streets. The Apollo Theater has a first floor central loggia, inside there is a three galleried auditorium with elaborate plasterwork.The theatre seats 796, and the balcony on the 3rd tier is considered the steepest in London.

The Stoll Moss Group purchased the Apollo Theatre in 1975 and sold it to Andrew Lloyd-Webber's Really Useful Group and Bridgepoint Capital in 2000. Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer purchased the theatre and several others in 2005, creating Nimax Theatres, which still owns the venue.

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Ben Higgins
2020, A Christmas Carol, Jacob Marley, Ghosts of Past, Present, Yet to Come
2019, Kings and Queens of New Jack Swing, Dancer
Apollo Theatre
Nick Szewciw
Automation 1
2019, Everybody’s talking about Jamie, Head of Automation
Tewa Leah
2016, Showtime At The Apollo Revival Special, Musical Performance- Singer
Apollo Theater
2016, Round The Horne, Hugh Paddick/Bill Pertwee
Museum of Comedy
Matthew Durkan
Voice Over: English
2016, , Ensemble
Suzanne Archer
2014, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, Followspot Operator
Ross Ericson
2011, The Dumb Waiter, Ben
The Mill Theatre, Guildford
Jonathan Stott
Company Manager
2011, Jerusalem, Company Stage Manager
Lucy Bell
Wardrobe Supervisor
2011, Blithe Spirit, Cover Wardrobe assistant
Apollo Theatre London
Helen Trow
Lighting Technician
2008, Wicked, Follow spot Dep
Philippa Breslin
Scenic Artist
2008, Well, Scenic Artist
Shaftesbury Ave
Marcus Reddington
Assistant Stage Manager
2008, The Vortex, Showman SR
Apollo, Shaftsbury Ave. London
2004, The Goat or Who Is Sylvia?, u/s Martin/Ross
Paul Harvard
Drama Tutor
2001, The Gondoliers, Actor Musician
Chris Willcox
Production Co-ordinator
2001, , Freelance Stage crew member for Starlight Express
2000, A Saint She Aint, Maxene Andrews

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Alternative Company Names

Apollo Theatre London