Den Haag: Circustheater

Country: Netherlands (Nederland)
Province: Zuid-Holland
City: Den Haag (s'Gravenhage)
Location: Scheveningen, Circusstraat 4

Built 1901-1904 by W. B. van Liefland as "Cirusgebouw" (circus building). 1965 converted into a theatre (1702 seats). Renamed "Circustheater". Re-opened 4 Oct 1966 with Beethoven's opera "Fidelio". 1993 concerted to a musical theatre by Arno Meijs (1793 seats). 1996 rebuilding for the musical production, "Miss Saigon". 2004 renamed "Fortis Circustheater". Later renamed "AFAS Circustheater". Used for musical performances, also used for opera performances and circus shows. 1813 seats (2006).


Den Haag: Circustheater Front Text: "Scheveningen - Het Circus"
Publisher: F. Alter, Scheveningen; 295
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Scheveningen to Den Haag, 1928

Den Haag: Circustheater Stamp (Netherlands, 1987)
Picture: a draft for a dance theatre by Rem Kohlhaas, originally planned to be built as an annex to the Circustheater Scheveningen; a similar project was later realised in the inner city of Den Haag in 1987 as "Lucent Danstheater" (demolished in 2015)
Front Text: "Ontwerp Danstheater Scheveningen 1983-1984 Rem Kohlhaas"

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