Write a comment
Teatro Municpal Lima - Municpal Theater in Lima

Municipal Theater in Lima

Teatro Municipal de Lima

Address
Jr. Ucayali 377
District
  • City Center
City (Peru)
Lima

Since the 1920s, the Municipal Theater is the place in Lima for drama, opera and ballet. After a devastating fire in 1998 and awaiting reconstruction for 10 years, Lima's traditional theater was re-inaugurated even more beautifully in 2010. Since then, the Municipal Theater of Lima has once again an interesting and varied playbill.

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 Municipal. 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 beautifully and with the newest technology implemented.

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.

Map

Swap Start/End
Say something here...
characters left
or post as a guest
All comments are being moderated before publishing and will appear below within 24 hours.
Loading comment... The comment will be refreshed after 00:00.

Be the first to comment.

Peru Event Calendar

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

Latest Content...

Latest Video

Maria Reiche - Memories

Maria Reiche - Memories

Submitted by: Tintin
05 December 2021

Long Reads...

  • Peruvian Archaeology

    The Mystery of the Nazca Lines in Peru

    In the 1920s, when people first flew across southern Peru, they made an astonishing discovery. Stretching below them,…
  • Peruvian Personalities & Founders

    Francisco Pizarro González (1474-1541)

    Francisco Pizarro, a peasant from Spain, was one of the least well-equipped conquerors in history. However, in the name…
  • Peruvian Archaeology

    The colorful Fabrics and Textiles of Peru

    Europe’s first knowledge of Peruvian textiles was acquired following the Spanish invasion of Peru in 1532, when the…
  • Peruvian Legends, Myths & Tales

    The Jeweled Frog and the Condor

    By a quiet pond, at the side of a cloud-topped mountain in Peru, lived a small green frog and his large green family.…
  • Peru Info

    Peruvian Economy

    The Peruvian economy is an emerging, social market economy highly dependent on foreign trade and classified as an upper…