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New theatre opens on Barcelona’s Broadway

The Artèria Paral.lel Theatre opened its doors with Dagoll Dagom’s musical ‘Nit de San Joan’. The new theatre hopes to revive the Paral.lel Avenue’s important theatre tradition.


21 September 2010 11:16 PM



Barcelona (ACN).- The Artèria Paral·lel Theatre was inaugurated Monday night at the site of the previous Studio 54 and Teatro Espanyol. Various faces from Catalan political and social life were in attendance, including the mayor of Barcelona, Jordi Hereu. The night began with a small street spectacle followed by the musical \u2018Nit de San Joan\u2019 by Dagoll Dagom. The piece chronicles the variety of shows that were put on during the golden years of the Paral·lel Avenue.

The theatre was acquired by the Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE), a performance rights organization for Spanish artists. The space spans 3400 square metres and will offer everything from grand concerts to smaller spectacles. The new theatre space aims to revive the cultural life that the Paral·lel Avenue is historically known for.


  • A moment of yesterday's spectacle (by ACN)

  • A moment of yesterday's spectacle (by ACN)