Why is it called the Almeida Theatre?
The Almeida Theatre, opened in 1980, is a 325-seat producing house with an international reputation, which takes its name from the street on which it is located, off Upper Street, in the London Borough of Islington.
How old is the Almeida?
SEATING AREA The auditorium seats 325 people, and is divided over 2 levels, the stalls on the ground floor, and the circle upstairs. Each area offers comfortable bench style seating with plenty of leg room. The auditorium is air-cooled during the summer months.
What does Almeida mean?
Portuguese and Spanish: habitational name from any of a number of places so named in Portugal or from Almeida in Zamora province, Spain, all named from Arabic as al-medina ‘the city’. This name is also found in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.
Is Almeida a male or female name?
Almeida – Girl’s name meaning, origin, and popularity | BabyCenter.
Where does the name Ferreira come from?
Galician and Portuguese: common topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from Latin ferraria ‘forge’, ‘iron working’.