Music Halls

Some articles on music halls, music hall, halls, hall:

Moss Empires
... This created the largest British chain of music halls ... The business was successful, controlling 33 music halls, and by 1905 almost every sizeable town in Great Britain had an Empire, or Coliseum theatre, managed by Stoll, and ... The company ended its promotion of music halls during the 1960s, due to increasing competition from other entertainment media ...
Champagne Charlie (film) - Plot
... He received an invitation from the local music hall, the Mogador, to perform a song there ... tells him that Vance is the greatest music hall performer of the era, and takes him along to a performance Vance is giving ... rivalry, under an increasing threat to the music halls from the government who are being lobbied by the theatre owners who see the music halls as a threat to their business ...
Musichall - Origins and Development - The First Music Halls
... establishment often regarded as the first true music hall was the Canterbury, 143 Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth built by Charles Morton, afterwards dubbed "the Father of the Halls", on the site of ... as "the most significant date in all the history of music hall" ... The hall looked like most contemporary pub concert rooms, but its replacement in 1854 was of then unprecedented size ...

Famous quotes containing the words halls and/or music:

    Many of our houses, both public and private, with their almost innumerable apartments, their huge halls and their cellars for the storage of wines and other munitions of peace, appear to me extravagantly large for their inhabitants. They are so vast and magnificent that the latter seem to be only vermin which infest them.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around—the music and the ideas.
    Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941)