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Municipal Theater (Teatro Municipal)

Plaza Alcade Mekis, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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Plaza Alcade Mekis, Santiago 8320000, Chile
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Reviewed 24 November 2015

Located 5 min. walk from Metro Santa Lucia station. This place is a bomb of cultural performances. You will see ballet, teatre, philharmonic orchestra and operas with artist and dances from all over the world. Capacity for 1.500 people. Prices varies on seats. Most economic...More

1  Thank Jonathan_Arg
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

As an opera fan and husband of an trained opera singer I have frequented many opera houses. This is a beautiful opera house but with such distance from more main stream opera and ballet do not expect too much. The standard of productions varies greatly...More

1  Thank Markjcutting1
Reviewed 19 June 2015

A beautiful old building from the outside covering a large area with some palm trees obscuring some of the building's view, unfortunately I didn't have much time to stop and look.

Thank Alice R
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This theatre was originally built in the mid 1800s. It has been destroyed by earthquakes, and fires, several times and rebuilt quickly each time, for it is such an important part of culture in this fine city. With each renovation, the interior has become more...More

Thank Harvey E
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Recently and beautifully restored after a fire, the Teatro Municipal is a wonderful example of classic theatre architecture, red velvet, plasterwork and cherubs feature largely in a horseshoe shape similar to Covent Garden or La Scala with high colonnaded galleries and a big uncovered stalls/orchestra....More

1  Thank JohnnyFox
Reviewed 11 November 2014

There were several performance venues within the theater. When we were in town you could see an opera and there was also a free (!) piano concert one night in an upstairs salon. Tickets to an opera can be purchased at a very reasonable price...More

1  Thank Saranger
Reviewed 9 July 2014

This is a beautiful building showing Old World charm and also Old World acoustics - the sound is extremely good in the hall. I attended an opera here and also heard the Santiago Symphony Orchestra - excellent acoustics and both organizations have extremely good concert...More

1  Thank Lyn_Farmer
Reviewed 15 May 2014

As soon as we know there is a concert or show that we would like to see, we make reservations. Always you bring to home a sensational feeling of happiness for the show that you witnessed.

1  Thank AbeBi
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We visited this beautiful building but no shows. Beautiful architecture. It's located in central downtown and a little difficult to find if you don't have a map or a guide to assist. Suggest you do the free walking tour.

Thank greenfrogBrisbane
Reviewed 21 April 2014

the building is beautiful, music, and ballet one the best in south america, certainly is smaller than the one in buenos aires but still lovely lovely theater!

1  Thank james z
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Deirdre F
25 October 2016|
Response from David R | Reviewed this property |
Hello Deirdre, sorry I did not see this question in time. Please check the Teatro Municipal Web site to see what is playing. Just search fo the Teatro Municipal de Santiago and add calendar.