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Contemporary Arts Developments across the World

post updated 23 Feb 2020

Architecture of Theatres

We’ve selected what we feel are the key examples of Theatre Architecture.

We cover completed buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and design competitions across the world. The focus is on contemporary Arts buildings but information on key traditional theater buildings and playhouses is also welcome.

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Featured Theater Buildings + Architecture Projects, alphabetical:

Mariinsky, St. Petersburg, Russia
Diamond and Schmitt Architects
Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg
image from architect
Mariinsky Theatre Building

Molde Jazzhouse, Norway
Molde Jazzhouse Building
image from 3XN
Molde Theatre : Design Competition winner

Municipal Theatre of Guarda, Portugal
AVA – Atelier Veloso Arquitectos
Municipal Theatre of Guarda
image : FG+SG – Fotografia de Arquitectura
Municipal Theatre of Guarda

Music Theatre, Graz, Austria
UN Studio Architects
Music Theatre Graz
picture : Graz Theater, 2008, UNStudio
Music Theatre Graz

National Grand Theater of China, Beijing, northern China
Paul Andreu Architects
National Grand Theater of China
photo from architects
National Grand Theater of China

Rigiblick Theatre, Zurich, Switzerland
Burkhalter Sumi Architekten
Rigiblick Theatre
photograph : Heinrich Helfenstein
Rigiblick Theatre Building

Royal Court, Liverpool, England
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Royal Court Liverpool
image from architects
Royal Court Theatre Building

Royal National, London, UK
Denys Lasdun Architects
Royal National Theatre
photo © Adrian Welch
Royal National Theatre, South Bank

Sadlers Wells, London, UK
RHWL with Nicholas Hare Architects
London Theatre building
picture : Nicolas Kane
Sadlers Wells Theatre Building

Siracusa Scenography, Greece
Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas
Siracusa Scenography
picture : Moreno Maggi
Siracusa Theatre Scenography design

Taastrup Theater, Copenhagen, Denmark
Taastrup Theatre Copenhagen
photograph : Stamers Kontor
Taastrup Theater Building

Théâtre de Quat’sous, Montréal, Canada
Les architectes FABG
Théâtre de Quat'sous Montreal Building
photo from architect
Théâtre de Quat’sous Building

Theatre Mariinsky II, Saint Petersbourg, Russia
Dominique Perrault
Theatre Mariinsky
image from architects
Theatre Mariinsky Building

Tramway Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland
Zoo Architects
Tramway Theatre Building
image © Adrian Welch – no larger image
Tramway Theatre Building

Tuschinski Theatre, Amsterdam, Holland
de Jong, architect
Tuschinski Theatre Building
photo © Adrian Welch
Tuschinski Theatre & Cinema Building

Unicorn Theatre, London, England
Keith Williams Architects
Unicorn Theatre London
photo : Hélène Binet
Unicorn Theatre Building

Vicar Theatre, Almeria, Spain
Carbajal+Solinas Verd Arquitectos, Sevilla
Vicar Theatre Almeria
photo from KME Awards
Vicar Theatre Building

Young Vic Theatre, London, England
Haworth Tompkins
Young Vic Theatre
picture © Adrian Welch
Young Vic Theatre Redevelopment

More Theater Buildings online soon

Theatre Architecture Designs

Key New Theater Buildings / Projects – no images, alphabetical:

New Globe Theater, New York, USA
Foster + Partners

New York State Theater building, New York, USA

Philip Johnson, Architect

Nieuwe Luxor Theater, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Bolles + Wilson

Tabourettli Theater, Basel, Switzerland
Santiago Calatrava Architects

Torrevieja Theatre, Spain
Design: Foreign Office Architects

More Arts Building projects online soon

Arts / Film-related Buildings

Hollywood Palladium

London Cinemas – key buildings

BFI IMAX Building

His Majestys Theatre, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Design: architect Frank Matcham
His Majestys Theatre Building
photo © Muriel Welch

Buildings / photos for the Theater Buildings page welcome

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