Theaters are beautiful places. From the unique stages designs to the acoustics finishes, live performances, the brand of talented performers, actors and even musical talisman that perform here. If you have not been to a real theater, you are apparently missing a lot of a good time. We are surrounded with plenty show houses that only offers prominent speakers, a large screen, and comfortable seats. So when next you visit Europe, make sure you drop by at least two of the theaters listed below to enjoy the excellent old theater feeling.
Also known as the La Comédie Française, this fantastic piece of architecture was designed and built way back in the late 1600s. This exotic theater reminds us of the yesteryears, and its location brings back the memories of the 17th century. The theater has grand stairs where the names of previous key players that have graced the building are lined up. Visit this place to enjoy the beauty of French theaters. You would find sculptures, paintings, artifacts and other pieces of old history.
Prague, Czech Republic
The Czech Republic is known for the abundance of historical and preserved buildings, and Prague houses most of them. The National Theatre in Prague is one building of great historical value to the country. The building dates back to 1844 when the first designs and concepts where developed. Over the years, there have been several additions and remodeling, but the structure still maintains its initial Classical architecture.
The Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus has been around since 1818. This magnificent theater was gifted to the people of Düsseldorf by his royal highness, King Friedrich Wilhelm II of Prussia. The old building, however, has been replaced with a modern one, although still on the same site. The new building has the best German architectural design and stands out in its glory.
Baroque Castle Theatre
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
The Baroque Castle Theatre lies in the heart of the Czech city of Cesky Krumlov. The building is one of the unusual baroque structures from ancient times. You will find most of the original theater equipment and objects from the 1700s here. This is just the place to be if you want to enjoy the theatrical appeal from the old.
Whenever you visit Greece, never fail to go to the Great Theatre. This historical building dates back to 340 BC. You might not find it as attractive as all other old theatres in Europe, but you will surely enjoy the feeling of history as it comes to live. This theater holds a lot of history. The venue may not have many live performances booked but during the ancient times was a spot for all-around entertainment a galore.
Have you seen the Phantom of Opera? You would recall this beautiful theater served as a setting for the famous novel of Gaston Leroux. This building was once the most expensive structure in the entire Paris during the mid-1800s. The building still stands in all glory with all the magnificent decorations, lightening, bronze busts and artworks still intact. You would surely have a good time here.