Klaipėda Drama Theatre

The famous neoclassical theatre was built in 1857, and at least three of its facades are still standing today. It was from the balcony of this theatre that Hitler announced the Anschluss of Memel. The theatre is also considered the oldest building in Lithuania – it has existed on this site for almost two hundred years. It is true that over the centuries it has been through it all: it has been built, burnt down, then raised from the ashes, privatised, restored, reconstructed, and finally restored to its present form. Today the theatre is one of the most modern in the Baltic region. After 2015. The completed reconstruction of the lower theatre premises includes the installation of modern hydraulic equipment, exceptional sound and lighting equipment. The automatically controlled stage can move with the audience. It is a great space not only to visit the spectacles of Lithuanian artists, but also to get acquainted with the unique history of the theatre – the building houses a theatre museum, which will remind you of the past of this cultural institution.

Address: Teatro str. 2, Klaipėda