Alhambra-Maurice Chevalier

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Alhambra-Maurice Chevalier
Cirque-Impérial (1866-67)
Théâtre du Prince Impérial (1867-69)
Théâtre du Château-d'Eau (1869-83/1900-1903)
Opéra-Populaire (1883-93/1899)
Théâtre de la République (1893-99)
Théâtre du peuple et de la République (1936)
Address 50, rue de Malte
Coordinates 48°52′02″N 2°22′00″E / 48.8671°N 2.3667°E / 48.8671; 2.3667
Type Music hall
Capacity 2500
Opened August 11, 1866
Closed 1967
Architect G. Guimpel

The Alhambra-Maurice Chevalier was a music hall located at 50, rue de Malte in the 11th arrondissement of Paris. It opened on August 11, 1866 and after a long history, and many name changes, was finally demolished in 1967. When the theatre originally opened, it was actually called the Cirque-Impérial—it was only in 1956 that Jane Breteau renamed it Alhambra-Maurice Chevalier, in honor of the beloved French actor and singer.[1]

A new Alhambra opened in 2008. This is 300 meters from the site of the old Alhambra-Maurice Chevalier.