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National Theater of Albania

National Theater of Albania
Address Tirana
Owner State owned
Opened 1939

The National Theatre of Albania is based in Tirana, Albania.


The building of the Theater dates 1939. It was previously a movie theater. Later was called Kosovo Movie Theater (Albanian: Kinema Teater Kosova). The inauguration and naming to Professional Theater of the Country (Albanian: Teatër Profesionist i Shtetit) occurred on May 24, 1945. Later the theater was called Popular Theater (Albanian: Teatri Popullor). It held that name until June 1991 when it was called National Theater.[1]

In the National Theater of Albania have been shown unforgettable pieces, interpreted with high artistic values. The following names have been left in the memory of the spectators:



Theater Directors




Theatres throughout Albania

Albania holds other theatres in Vlora, Durres, Shkoder, Fier, Gjirokastër, Berat and Korce

Children's Theatres (Albanian: Teatri i Kukullave)

The theatre is situated in the center of Tirana. It is to be mentioned that the building used to be serve the Albanian parliament before World War II.

Another professional Children's theatre is in Korçë, under the A. Z. Çajupi theatre.[2]

External links

  • National Theater's Official Website

Notes and references

  1. ^
  2. ^ Korce Municipality. "Historiku i Teatrit A. Z. Çajupi" [History of the A. Z. Cajupi Theatre] (in Shqip). Retrieved 28 March 2010. 

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