Odense Teater

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Odense Theater, Denmark

Odense Teater is a theater in the city of Odense in Denmark. It can be dated back to 1796 which makes it Denmark's second oldest theater. It is one of the country's three main theaters.

The theater is located in Jernbanegade where it has three stages: Store Scene, Værkstedet and Foyerscenen. It also has stages at Farinen and Raffinaderiet in the old sugar factory of Odense, where there is also a drama school.


Odense Teater used to be at Sortebrødre Torv, where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer.

It is notable in theatrical history for staging the première of Henrik Ibsen's first contemporary realist drama The Pillars of Society on 14 November 1877.[1]

Since 1914, the theater has been in Jernbanegade along with the King's Gardens and the Funen's Art Museum.

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  1. ^ Hanssen, Jens-Morten (2001-08-10). "Facts about Pillars of Society". Ibsen.net. Retrieved 2013-02-08. 

Coordinates: 55°23′54″N 10°23′07″E / 55.39833°N 10.38528°E / 55.39833; 10.38528