Slovakian national theatre

Slovakian national theatre

The Slovakian national theatre was opened in March 1920. This event was celebrated by the Slovakian opera and ballet amateurs. The first piece played there was “The kiss” by Bedrich Smetana. Czech collectives played there for six years in a row. The first opera on Slovakian was performed in 1926. Czech troupe has left the theatre in the 1930s only.

There are two subsidiaries of the theatre nowadays located in different parts of the capital. The historical building is situated in Hviezdoslavova square, the very heart of the capital. Inside this neo-Renaissance building, which façade is decorated with a beautiful loggia with columns. This building can host up to 1 000 amateurs at a time. The unique chandelier illuminates the scene. This is a sphere with 2 532 bulbs playing all the colors of the rainbow.

The second building cost 5 billion Slovakian crowns and was opened in 2007. There are various types of spectacles there including classic and experimental ones. The building attracts by its glass façade.

Slovakian national theatre

The second building cost 5 billion Slovakian crowns and was opened in 2007. There are various types of spectacles there including classic and experimental ones. The building attracts by its glass façade.

Historical building
Address: Gorkého 2, Bratislava, Slovakia
GPS: N 48°08’32.2″ E 17°06’35.8″

Slovakian national theatre

New building
Address: Pribinova 17, Bratislava, Slovakia
GPS: N 48°08’28.0″ E 17°07’24.2″

Slovakian national theatre

Website: http://www.snd.sk

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