Södra Teatern

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For the theatre in Malmö with the same name, see Södra Teatern, Malmö.
Södra Teatern

Södra Teatern (Southern Theatre) is a theatre, located in the "Söder"-district (Södermalm) in Stockholm. It's one of Stockholms most appreciated private theatres. Established in 1859, it's Stockholm's oldest private theatre. It has two restaurants, outdoor terraces and seven stages.

“… a palace of entertainment with an intellectual bite”. (Dagens Nyheter, Swedish newspaper)

Since 1997, focus has been set on staging international performances. The theatre houses diverse events, spanning from club-scene entertainment, concerts, theatre and readings to children's philosophy.

The venue is the oldest theatre in Stockholm and is situated in the heart of the city. Although built as a theatre, the main focus today is on music. Over 600 events were staged in 2010, 2011 will see around 1000 events.


  • Annual events: approx. 652 (2010)
  • Annual audience: 250 000 (2010)
  • Capacity: 7 Stages
  • Cornerstone date: Södra Teatern was built in 1859.

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Coordinates: 59°19′06″N 18°04′27″E / 59.31833°N 18.07417°E / 59.31833; 18.07417