Prince of Wales Theatre
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Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry Street, W1D 6AS
T: +44 (0)844 482 5115
Prince of Wales Theatre, home to The Book of Mormon, is part of Delfont Mackintosh Theatre group which is owned by Sir Cameron Mackintosh and operates eight of the most prestigious theatres in London's West End.
Designed by architect C. J. Phipps, in 1884 the theatre was initially known as Prince's Theatre. The first hit production at the original Prince of Wales Theatre was a comic opera called Dorothy that starred the redoubtable Marie Tempest. Dorothy became the longest-running musical theatre production at that time. For much of the rest of its life until it was rebuilt in 1937, the Prince of Wales presented a series of French-style revues and came to be known as London's Folies Bergère. It was not until the mid-20th century that musicals were to play an important part in the theatre's history once more.