Rivoli Theatre (Portugal)

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Art Deco façade of Rivoli Theatre

Rivoli Theatre is a municipal theatre in Oporto, Portugal.

History[edit]

In 1913 a new theatre called Teatro Nacional opened in Porto. Over the next several years, changes in the urban center led to modernization of the property, and in 1923 the new Rivoli Theatre appeared, remodelled, adapted to cinema and with programming of opera, dance, theater and music. The new theatre, in Art Deco style, was the responsibility of the Architect and Engineer Júlio Brito.

As of 2012 Rivoli Theatre belongs to the City Council of Porto and is managed by a private theater company.

Coordinates: 41°08′51.92″N 8°36′34.73″W / 41.1477556°N 8.6096472°W / 41.1477556; -8.6096472