Piraeus Line (23): Municipal Theatre of Piraeus
The architectural study of the theatre was conducted by the architect Ioannis Lazarimos in 1881–1883
The architectural study of the theatre was conducted by the architect Ioannis Lazarimos in 1881–1883, the construction started in 1884 and finished in 1885. Many eminent Greek and foreign theater companies presented their lyric and dramatic repertoires in the theatre which also hosted a great number of dance groups, music and chorus ensembles, etc. Originally, the foyer was used as a dance hall for charity organizations and later it was developed to a hall for exhibitions and lectures.
The Piraeus Municipal Theatre is a neoclassical building. The theatre has a 600-seat capacity and is located in the centremost place of the city of Piraeus.