Teatro Nacional D. Maria II
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One of the most beautiful theaters with a long-standing history in Lisbon. It offers a fantastic variety of performances, particularly in early September, where the theater’s doors will open for ‘Entrada Livre’, a special program that includes shows in all the rooms of the theater as well as music…
April 13, 1846 was the opening day. Many shows were presented in this space. There are many stories to tell inside.
The National Theatre D. Maria II is a historical theatre considered one of the most prestigious Portuguese venues and located in the Rossio square, right in the city centre. This portuguese National Theater presents arts & dance productions in a rebuilt, 19th-century palace.
The neoclassical Dona Maria II National Theater faces Rossio, Lisbon's main square. It was built between 1842 and 1846 with a pediment crowned by a statue of playwright Gil Vicente, known as "Portugal's Shakespeare." Every year it presents a season of classic plays in its beautiful interior, and…