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Royal National Theatre

City of London, United Kingdom
by Denys Lasdun

British government created the South Bank Board to build a National Theatre to the east of Waterloo Bridge in London. The original scheme was to incorporate an opera house and was called the National Theatre Opera House Project (NTOP). Denys Lasdun was chosen by a jury comprising actor Sir..

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The Natalia Sats Children's Musical Theater is the world's first Children's Musical Theatre, founded in 1965 by Natalia Sats (1903-1993).
The Central Musical Theatre for Children is a square building, three interconnected cylinders are located on the roof. On top of the cylinder is the playful..

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Berlin, Germany
by Oskar Kaufmann

The Volksbühne ("People's Theatre") is a theater in Berlin, Germany. Located in Berlin's city center Mitte on Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz (Rosa Luxemburg Square) in what was the GDR's capital.

The Volksbühne was built during the years 1913 to 1914 and was designed by Oskar Kaufmann, with integrated..

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Oskar Kaufmann

Berlin, Germany
born 1873, Santana

Oskar Kaufmann (February 2, 1873 - September 8, 1956) was an Hungarian-Jewish architect. He was an expert of construction and design and played an active part in Berlin since 1900. Among his most well-known works are the Krolloper in Berlin, the Volksbühne or "People's Theatre" and the..

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Globus Theatre Novosibirsk

Novosibirsk, Russia

The "Globus" is an academic youth theatre and is one of the oldest Novosibirsk’s theatres founded in 1930. A group of theatre personalities from Leningrad headed by N.N. Mokshanov and N.F. Mikhaylov laid the foundation for the theatre.
Specially for the theatre a new building as a huge..

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The Preah Suramarit Theatre or the Bassac Theatre is the former national theatre of Cambodia in the capital Phnom Penh.
Designed by chief national architect Vann Molyvann in 1966, it opened in 1968 as the Grand Théâtre Preah Bat Norodom Suramarit (aka Mohorsrop Theatre). Built to resemble a..

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Chaktomuk Conference Hall

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
by Vann Molyvann

Designed by the architect Vann Molyvann, this venue was originally opened in 1961 as "La Salle de Conférence Chaktomuk".

This aesthetically pleasing fan-shaped hall topped with a traditional Khmer tower is situated close to the Royal Palace and hovers like a bird on the embankment overlooking..

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The Paolo Soleri Amphitheater was an amphitheater in Santa Fe, New Mexico which was founded in 1970 and closed in 2010. The structure, which was never finished due to design flaws, was designed by Italian-American architect Paolo Soleri.

The amphitheater was built on the campus of the Santa Fe..

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Teatro Azul de Almada

Almada, Portugal
by Manuel Graça Dias, ...

The Blue Theatre, also known as Teatro Municipal de Almada, is located in the town of Almada, in the same county, in Portugal, opened on July 17, 2005.

The building designed by architects Manuel Graça Dias, Egas José Vieira and Gonçalo Afonso Dias is a building itself coated in blue,..

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Arcimboldi Theater

Milano, Italy
by Elisabetta Fabbri, ...

The Arcimboldi Theater (Teatro degli Arcimboldi) is a theatre and opera house in Milan. It was built over a 27-month period in anticipation of the closure and subsequent nearly three-year-long renovation of Milan's La Scala opera house in December 2001. It is located 4.5 miles from the city..

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Passion Playhouse

Erl, Tyrol, Austria
by Robert Schuller

At the beginning of the last century, Erl had a Passion playhouse that seated some 1700 guests. It was built in the period from 1909 to 1911 and was located in the Weidau District. The Passion play was performed for the first time in 1912 in a new 1500 seat Passion playhouse that was built at a..

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City theatre Žilina

Žilina, Slovakia
by Otto Reichner

In 1775 the Roman-Catholic school was built on the place of today’s Town Theatre. After 160 years of its existence it was in such a poor state that it was dangerous to teach in it anymore. However, the town needed a school in the centre. On 19 February 1941 the Žilina School Office performed a..

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First competition of ideas for planning the Bregenz Festival Hall occurred in 1955, although approval of the construction project happened not until 1974 and new construction of the Festspielhaus started in 1977/78. The Festspielhaus is connected to the water stage, so if the weather suddenly..

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The Catalan office of Ricardo Flores and Eva Prats has refurbished and enlarged the building of the Peace and Justice Workers’ Cooperative, in Barcelona’s Poblenou neighborhood. It was in disuse, and now is home to the Sala Beckett dramaturgy center. The intervention preserves the spatial..

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The Roger Stevens Lecture Theatre, grade II listed in 2009, is the centrepiece of the complex of buildings designed by Chamberlin, Powell and Bon between 1958 and 1968 for the Leeds University campus.

From 1960-1970, as the post-war generation grew up, Britain saw a great expansion in..

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The building of the National theater of Albania dates in 1939 following the Italian occupation of Albania. It was previously a movie theatre and was primarily built to serve Italian soldiers as a form of entertainment (dopolavoro). The original project was named “Skanderbeg Complex” or..

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Renato Nicolini

Rome, Italy
born 1942, Rome

Nicolini has been an italian architect, politician, and dramaturg. His diverse career spans former positions as head of the Cultural Department for the City of Rome, member of the Italian Parliament, and head of the Department of City Identity for Naples. Inventor of the “Estate Romana” festival..

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