Municipal Theater

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Teatro Municipal

Municipal Theater

The Teatro Municipal was initially inaugurated in 1920 under the name of Teatro Forero. In 1929 the Municipality of Lima bought the theater and renamed it Teatro Municpal. For years, it was the pride of the local performing-arts scene and the primary spot for theater, ballet, opera, and symphony performances. In August 1998 a devastating fire destroyed big parts of the building. For 10 years plans for a rebuilt were on hold, but finally in 2008 the municipality announced the reconstruction of the famous theater. In October 2010 after a 2 year restoration following the original design the Teatro Municipal was re-inaugurated even more beautiful and with the newest technology implemented.

Municipal Theater

Municipal Theater beautifully restored entrance hall

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Entrance hall of the Municipal Theater in Lima

Decoration at Municipal Theater in Lima

Gold-plated ornaments decorate the newly renovated Municpal Theater

Auditorium Municipal Theater

The nicely restored auditorium of the Municipal Theater

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Side view of the Municipal Theater in Lima

Since then the Municipal Theater of Lima has once again an interesting and varied playbill. Don't miss one of the famous ballet performances and the Theater Museum.

General Info

Street: Jr. Ucayali 377
Info: also called Jr. Ica
District: City Center
City: Lima
Region: Lima

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