Edinburgh: Festival Theatre

Country: Scotland, United Kingdom
Historic County: Midlothian
City: Edinburgh
Location: 13-29 Nicolson Street

Built 1892 by Frank Matcham. Opened 7 Nov 1892 as "Empire Palace Theatre". Severely damaged by a fire on 9 May 1911. Subsequently rebuilt. 1928 major rebuilding by W. & T. R. Milburn. 1970 renamed "Empire Theatre". 1994 major renovation, re-opened as "Festival Theatre". From 1947 until 1963 and again since 1994 one of the main venues of the Edinburgh International Festival. Originally 3000 seats, now 1915 seats.

Links: www.capitaltheatres.com, Theatres Trust, EUTA, CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia

Edinburgh: Festival Theatre Front Text: "Festival Theatre, Edinburgh"
Publisher: Ice Cream at the Interval / Etsy; 2021
Size: Modern
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Permanent link: http://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/8158