Saturday, November 06, 2010
New Theatre Complex for Rabat
Rabat will soon boast a state of the art theatre dubbed "the Great theatre". According to sources close to the project it is to be worth 1.35 billion dirhams.
The agreements on the funding, architectural design and the building of the cultural edifice were signed on Friday.
Spanning over an area of 47,000 square meters, of which 27,000 square meters will be covered, the new facility will have a theatre hall with a capacity of 2050 seats, a small theatre hall of 520 seats, a studio and an auditorium of 7000 seats, in addition to green spaces and a parking.
The theatre, to be operational in 56 months, will be built with the latest in modern theatre design in complete harmony with its surroundings and with a magnificent view on the Bouregreg river.
It will provide space for a variety of artistic expressions, including plays, music festivals, ballet, and opera.