Royal Playhouse is beautifully placed at the waterfront
and is a architectural landmark of the city.
acting and plays become aliveand real
The new Royal Playhouse was inaugurated in February 2008
- and is the new national stage for the dramatic
arts in Denmark. The new Playhouse is located beautifully
at the waterfront of Copenhagen’s harbour - and is already
considered as an architectural pearl - as well as a designated
City Landmark that has been planned and projected
for over 130 years. Today’s theatre-loving
audience will face the ultimate in theatrical experience together
with a world class indoor acoustics that
makes acting and plays become more live and real than ever
- and creates a superb interaction between
the audience and the cast members on stage.
magnificent glass facade that surrounds the foyer and restaurant
area at the Playhouse - faces the waterfront and gives the
visitor a fantastic city view over the harbour area.
footbridge alongside the Playhouse with rural oak planks -
invites visitors to experience a scenic promenade with the
Opera and the royal residence Amalienborg Palace as its nearby
work of art
Royal Playhouse is designed by two Danish architects - Boje
Lundgaard and Lene Tranberg - who
have delivered a work of art with a stunning piece of modern
architectural features and luxurious design that are second
to none. The new theatre has a large auditorium
- a grand waterfront foyer and alongside
the building a long promenade made of rural
oak planks that is connected to the main walkways into the
city. The Playhouse - café and restaurant
are open from 8 AM to midnight.
Three types of stages
The Playhouse offers three types of stages.
One large stage with an orchestra pit for 30
musicians and 650 seats. Stage two is t called
the flexible “Port Scene” with 200-250
seats. Stage three is an intimate stage for experimental performances
with almost 100 seats.
view from the Opera building with Amalienborg Palace
situated opposite the Opera and a close neighbour to
the Royal Playhouse.
Opera with its beautiful facade was inaugurated in 2005
and nearby neighbour to Amalienborg Palace and the Royal
meets modern architecture at the waterfront
location of the Royal Playhouse is a scenic experience for
visitors - tourists and theatregoers – as the Playhouse
is situated near the Royal residence AmalienborgPalace from 1750 - Amalie
Gardens and it opposite neighbour The Copenhagen
Opera House - "Operaen" - which
is one of the world’s most modern opera stages - inaugurated
The Royal Playhouse is located near Nyhavn
- The Yellow Palace - Amalienborg
Palace - Amalie Gardens - The
Marble Church and The Opera.
Sankt Annæ Plads 36
1250 København K
29 - 65E
Water Taxi - Copenhagen Water Taxi sails to and from the Royal
Distance from Town Hall Square 5 km. and expect
20-30 min. by walk.