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National Theatre of Catalonia

Teatre Nacional de Catalunya
Teatre Nacional de Catalunya
City Barcelona
Country Spain
Architect Ricardo Bofill
Opened 1996
Website
www.tnc.cat

Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (TNC) (Catalan pronunciation: [teˈatɾə nəsiuˈnaɫ də kətəˈɫuɲə], English: National Theatre of Catalonia) is a public theatre in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain created by the Culture Department of the Catalan Government.

The building of the theatre took place from 8 November 1991 to 1996 by the Catalan postmodern architect Ricardo Bofill.[1]

On November 12, 1996 it opened with Àngels a Amèrica (Angels in America) by Tony Kushner, and directed by Josep Maria Flotats. The building, like the Royal National Theatre in the UK, contains three theatre spaces: Sala Gran, Sala Petita and Sala Tallers, showing many different types of productions mainly in the Catalan language. Its current artistic director is Sergi Belbel.

List of Artistic Directors

  • 1998 to 2006: Domènec Reixach

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Coordinates: 41°23′59″N 2°11′10″E / 41.39972°N 2.18611°E / 41.39972; 2.18611

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