Rakvere Theatre

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The building of Rakvere Theatre

Rakvere Theatre is a professional theatre in Rakvere, Estonia.

History[edit]

Rakvere Theater was established in the fall of 1921, when Rakvere Näitlejate Ring was formed. The building of the Rakvere Theatre was opened with a public ceremony on 24 February 1940, the 22nd anniversary of independent Estonia, the following day the first ever play, August Kitzberg's "Tuulte pöörises" premiered. The theatre’s artistic director is Üllar Saaremäe, and theatre manager is Joonas Tartu.[1]

Rakvere is believed to be the smallest town in Europe, which has its own professional theatre.[2]

The troupe consists of 19 actors, nine men and ten women:[3]

  • Anneli Rahkema
  • Erni Kask
  • Eduard Salmistu
  • Helgi Annast
  • Kertu Moppel
  • Lauri Kaldoja
  • Liisa Aibel
  • Maarika Mesipuu
  • Mait Joorits
  • Margus Grosnõi
  • Marin Mägi
  • Natali Lohk
  • Peeter Rästas
  • Silja Miks
  • Tarvo Sõmer
  • Tiina Mälberg
  • Toomas Suuman
  • Velvo Väli
  • Ülle Lichtfeldt

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ History at rakvereteater.ee
  2. ^ Taul, Gregor. "Turism ja linnamaastikud Pihkvas". Sirp. 22 December 2011. Accessed 4 April 2012. (Estonian)
  3. ^ People at rakvereteater.ee

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 59°21′1.09″N 26°21′1.08″E / 59.3503028°N 26.3503000°E / 59.3503028; 26.3503000