History of Gaiety Theater- Famous Heritage Building of Himachal

Famous historical building of British era Gaiety Theater is located in The Mall called 'Heart of Shimla'. Gaiety theatre was the creativity of famous architecture Henry Irwin who also designed the architecture of Viceregal Lodge nowadays famous by the name of Indian Institute of Advanced Studies.

This(Gaiety Theater) masterpiece of Henry Irwin was opened in the year 1887.Building of Gaiety Theatre in Shimla resembles in its architecture with Albert Hall in London.

'Time will Tell' was the first play performed in Gaiety Theater. The first Indian play in this mesmerizing theater was performed in the year of 1893 by local theater artists. Gaiety Theater witnessed of memorable performances by many theater personalities such as Anupam Kher, Prithvi Raj Kapoor, Noble Prize winner Rudyard Kipling etc.


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