Théâtre Municipal - Colmar, Alsace, France
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N 48° 04.769 E 007° 21.278
32U E 377453 N 5326443
Quick Description: The municipal theater of Colmar opend in 1849
Location: Grand-Est, France
Date Posted: 3/22/2015 6:22:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJ86
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lenron
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Long Description:
The municipal theater of Colmar is located on Rue Kléber, just next to the famous Unterlinden Museum.

The elegant building with five bays on the ground and the upper floor was created by architect Louis-Michel Boltz; the interior design and the ceiling paintings are from the artist Boulangé. It opened in 1849 and was the first theater in Upper Alsace. The theater has been renovated several times, the last time was 1999/2000.

Today the theater hosts about 100 events per year with about 35,000 visitors. Next to their own productions, the théâtre municipal also hosts productions of different other ensembles like the Opéra national du Rhin, the Ballet du Rhin and concerts and shows by a number of local organizations.
Theater Name: Théâtre municipal de Colmar

Country: France

Rue Kléber
Colmar, Alsace France

Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Community Theater

Type of Productions:
Comedy, Musicals

Restored Building: yes

Date of Construction: 1848

Architect/Designer: Louis-Michel Boltz

Stage Type: Proscenium

Seating Capacity: 750

Special Productions/Events/Festivals: Not listed

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