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Teatre Nacional de Catalunya

Bofill's Temple to Theatre

Teatre Nacional de Catalunya

Designed to resemble a Greek temple by Barcelona neo-neo Classicist architect Ricardo Bofill, the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (TNC) was completed in 1996 has an airy, glassed in main foyer designed to replicate a great public square, and houses two main performance spaces, the Sala Gran (870 seats) and the Sala Petita (up to 450 seats). A second building nearby houses the theatre's workshops, and the 400-seat Sala Tallers, an auditorium used for all kinds of performances. Note, however, that all are in Catalan...

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Plaça de les Arts

metro: Glòries


+34 933 065 729

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

Image by mazlov