Construction began on February 27, 1905. It served as the Theatre of the Czechoslovak Army from autumn 1950 to January 1966. It contains a curtain painted by Vladimír Županský depicting a naked muse.
During the Velvet Revolution, where the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic was overthrown, there was a rally outside the theatre on the night of November 19–20; actress Vlasta Chramostová was quoted as asking the crowd: "If not now, when? If not us, then who?"
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- Viktor Dyk, spisovatele.cz, retrieved 12 April 2014
- ironcurtain_25 (19 November 2014). "20 Nov 89: CSSR: 0300: Vinohrady Theatre rally concludes with actress Vlasta Chramostová asking "If not now, when? If not us, then who?"" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
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