State Theatre, Kosice

Situated at the heart of Kosice, Slovakia, the State Theatre had been established during the year 1945, as it took the name of ‘East Slovakian National Theatre’ by then, and the founding director was Janko Borodac. The representative building related to the State Theatre had been built during the years that extended between 1879 and 1899 along the lines of Neo-baroque style as per the projects pertaining to Adolf Lang.

State Theatre, Kosice

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Situated at the heart of Kosice, Slovakia, the State Theatre had been established during the year 1945, as it took the name of ‘East Slovakian National Theatre’ by then, and the founding director was Janko Borodac. The representative building related to the State Theatre had been built during the years that extended between 1879 and 1899 along the lines of Neo-baroque style as per the projects pertaining to Adolf Lang.

The interior section of the State Theatre in Kosice is gorgeously decorated with that of plaster ornaments, as one can come across the lyre-shaped stage here. The ceiling found in this building carries decorations in the form of scenes depicted from William Shakespeare’s plays like Romeo and Juliet, Othello as well as that of King Lear.

The State Theatre of Kosice as of now embraces three independent ensembles, which is but the opera, drama and ballet. The two stages where the performances get underway include the Little Stage and the Historical Building. Ranked as one of the exquisite theatres in Europe, the State Theatre in Kosice is a good mix of ensembles, as the opera company stands as the largest of the ensembles. The drama establishment performs various plays that bring to light many Slovak as well as other world classics, which gets done on both the stages found here.

Classical ballet repertoire is embraced by the ballet company that forms a part of the ensembles of the State Theatre in Kosice.