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Manoel Theatre

Teatro Manoel

Teatro Manoel

Manoel Theatre (115 Old Theatre Street, Valletta) — The Manoel Theatre, or Teatru Manoel as it is known in Maltese, is an architectural gem. Commissioned and personally funded by António Manoel de Vilhena, Grand Master of the Knights of Malta, the theatre was constructed in just ten months. Opened in 1732 with a performance of ‘Merope’, the Manoel has had a long and colorful history. Today it offers a full calendar, ranging from comedy to classics in both English and Maltese. The theatre runs guided tours of the auditorium, back stage and the theatre museum. See its website for upcoming events: www.teatrumanoel.com.mt