The Municipal Theatre of Corfu (Greek: Δημοτικό Θέατρο Κέρκυρας) was the main theatre and opera house in Corfu, Greece, from 1902 to 1943. The theatre was the successor of the Nobile Teatro di San Giacomo di Corfù, which became the Corfu city hall. It was destroyed during a Luftwaffe aerial bombardment in 1943. During its 41 year history it was one of the premier theatres and opera houses in Europe with contributions to the Arts and to the history of the Balkans.
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... The Municipal Theatre of Corfu (Greek Δημοτικό Θέατρο Κέρκυρας) has been the main theatre and opera house in Corfu, Greece since 1902 ... The theatre was the successor of Nobile Teatro di San Giacomo di Corfù which became the Corfu city hall ...
... The Municipal theatre was built to accommodate the demands of a growing audience ... The maximum height of the theatre was 39 meters there was a gallery at the front entrance adorned by high columns of the Tuscan order ... The official emblem shield of Corfu stood in relief at the centre of the gable surrounded by a laurel wreath ...
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