The 1st municipal theatre in Ukraine


The first permanent municipal theater was founded in Lviv in 1776.

The first professional theater was officially opened in 1776. The German theater company was managed by Franz Gettersdorf, and included actors and singers, a small choir, and an orchestra. The Company staged all kinds of theatrical genres: operas, operettas, comedies, pantomimes, and ballets. The actors took possession of a reconstructed theater, which had formerly been a Roman Catholic Church belonging to the Franciscan Monastery, and had been abolished by a decree issued by Kaiser Joseph II. It was situated in Teatralna Street not far from the present-day Secondary School No. 62. The creative center of theatrical life remained in this building until 1843, when the Skarbivsky Theater was built. It is now known as the Maria Zankovetska Theater.

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1369
the oldest known Lviv Coat of Arms representation on the seal of city judges
1839
The vaulting of Poltva river has started
1616
Church and Latin Benedictin Nunnery of All Saints were erected
1430
City Armoury was built near the Eastern city wall
1736
Saint Jan from Dukla column was erected
1629
merchant Roberto Bandinelli received Royal Privilege to deliver mail from Lviv to European cities
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