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List of national theatres

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Several countries have one or more national theatres. This component in the name of a theatre indicates that the funding is not only a concern of private investors or the local city, but of the national or federal budget. The Comédie-Française in Paris, founded in 1680, is widely considered to be the world's first national theatre.

  • Albania: National Theatre of Albania
  • Argentina: Teatro Nacional Cervantes
  • Australia: National Theatre in St Kilda, Melbourne.
  • Austria: Burgtheater in Vienna
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo National Theatre
  • Brazil:
  • Teatro Nacional Cláudio Santoro in Brasília
  • Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro
  • Bulgaria: Ivan Vazov National Theatre
  • Canada: National Arts Centre of Canada in Ottawa
  • People's Republic of China: The National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing
  • Republic of China: The National Theatre in Taipei City
  • Costa Rica: Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica
  • Croatia: National Theatres, including
  • Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb
  • Croatian National Theatre in Split
  • Croatian National Theatre in Osijek
  • Croatian National Theatre in Mostar
  • Czech Republic: The National Theatre in Prague, The National Theatre in Brno, Moravian-Silesian National Theatre
  • El Salvador: Teatro Nacional de El Salvador, San Salvador
  • Ethiopia: Ethiopian National Theatre, Addis Ababa
  • Finland: Finnish National Theatre
  • France: Comédie-Française
  • Germany: The National Theatres in Munich, in Mannheim and in Weimar
  • Ghana: The National Theatre in Accra
  • Greece: The National Theatre in Athens and the National Theatre of Northern Greece in Thessaloniki
  • Hungary: The National Theatres in Budapest, Győr, Miskolc, Pécs and Szeged
  • Iceland: Þjóðleikhúsið (National Theatre), Reykjavík
  • India: National Theatre (Kolkata), Kolkata, India
  • Ireland: The Abbey Theatre, Dublin
  • Israel: Habima Theatre, Tel Aviv
  • Italy: National Dramatic Theatre, Rome
  • Japan:
  • National Theatre, Tokyo
  • New National Theatre, Tokyo
  • National Noh Theatre, Tokyo
  • National Bunraku Theatre, Osaka
  • National Theater Okinawa, Urasoe
  • Kenya: Kenya National Theatre
  • Latvia: Latvian National Theatre, Riga
  • Malaysia: National Theater in Kuala Lumpur
  • Mali: Palais de la Culture Amadou Hampaté Ba
  • Malta: Manoel Theatre, Valletta
  • Mexico: National Theatre of Mexico, Mexico City
  • Moldova:
  • Bălți National Theatre
  • Chişinău National Theatre, Chişinău
  • Norway: Nationaltheatret (National Theatre) in Oslo
  • Philippines: Tanghalang Pambansa (National Theater) (in the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex) in Manila
  • Poland: The Teatr Narodowy in Warsaw
  • Portugal:
  • The Teatro Nacional D. Maria II in Lisbon
  • The Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon
  • The Teatro Nacional São João in Oporto
  • Republic of Ireland: The National English language Theatre of Ireland in Dublin is more commonly called the Abbey Theatre. The National Irish language Theatre is the Taibhdhearc in Galway.
  • Romania:
  • National Theatre Bucharest
  • Cluj-Napoca National Theatre
  • Iaşi National Theatre
  • Serbia: National Theatre in Belgrade and the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad
  • Slovakia: Slovak National Theatre
  • Slovenia:
  • Ljubljana Slovene National Theatre Drama
  • Maribor Slovene National Theatre
  • Nova Gorica Slovene National Theatre
  • Sri Lanka: Navarangahala in Colombo
  • Somalia: National Theatre of Somalia in Mogadishu
  • South Korea: National Theater of Korea in Seoul
  • Spain:
  • Castile: Teatro Nacional María Guerrero, Madrid
  • Catalonia: National Theatre of Catalonia, Barcelona
  • Sweden: Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm
  • Thailand: National Theatre of Thailand in Bangkok
  • Turkey: Turkish State Theatres
  • Uganda: National Theatre of Uganda
  • United Arab Emirates: The National Theater in Abu Dhabi
  • United Kingdom:
  • The Royal National Theatre or The National Theatre on London's South Bank
  • Scotland: The National Theatre of Scotland
  • Wales: National Theatre Wales, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru (Welsh Language)
  • United States: The National Theatre of the Deaf in Connecticut
  • National Theatre of Venezuela
  • Not national theatres

    Some theatres carry "national theatre" in their name without being governmentally funded national theatres:

  • United States: The National Theatre in Washington, D.C.
  • Vietnam: Hanoi Opera House in Hanoi
  • References

    List of national theatres Wikipedia


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