Tivoli Theatre

34 - 48 Guild Street,
Aberdeen, AB11 6NB

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Architects: Frank Matcham, James Matthews, Charles John Phipps

Functions: Live Performances, Live Theatre

Styles: Gothic Revival, Italian Renaissance

Previous Names: Her Majesty's Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 440122.459.2755

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Tivoli Theatre

Opened in 1872 as Her Majesty’s Theatre as a live theatre. It was designed by architects Charles John Phipps & James Matthews. In 1897 noted theatre architect Frank Matcham altered the auditorium. Closed in 1906 when the nearby His Majesty’s Theatre opened. The auditorium was reconstructed in 1909, again to the plans of Frank Matcham and it reopened as the 800-seat Tivoli Theatre in July 1910. Closed in 1966 and turned into a bingo hall. The bingo hall closed in 1998 and the building became disused.

Restored and reopened on 25th October 2013 with the original play “Inferno”. The Tivoli Theatre has been Grade A listed. The Tivoli Theatre showed a special movie screening of “The Greatest Showman” on 13th June 2020. The Tivoli Theatre was seen on an episode of the TV series “Salvage Hunters”.

Contributed by David Coppock

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davidcoppock on January 2, 2021 at 11:18 am

There is also a musuem in this theatre too(history of tnis theatre i think?).

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