A jewel in the heart of the Bari seafront: here is the Kursaal Santalucia Theater
If you are passionate about history, theaters and above all of Liberty style , then this splendid jewel located right in front of the very long seafront of Bari can only attract your attention .
The Kursaal Santalucia Theater is part of the group of theaters that have made the history of this city also by virtue of its external appearance which undoubtedly makes it one of the most beautiful and characteristic buildings built in Bari .
The Kursaal Santalucia , designed in 1925 in the late Italian Art Nouveau style, has had various uses that have seen, over time, cover also the function of cinema as well as theater , without forgetting that in its early years it was even used as a rehearsal room for the shows of the Petruzzelli Theater , another Bari jewel not far from Kursaal Santalucia .
The theater , consisting of about 400 seats as well as various precious paintings and frescoes, was the subject of a meticulous restoration work between 2020 and 2021. has seen it become the protagonist also from a technological point of view since now the stalls have the latest generation tools while the seats literally disappear under the floor (thanks to an automatism studied ad hoc) to be able to accommodate other types of events and transform the environment into a large welcoming room.
Therefore, the Kursaal Santalucia theater certainly falls within the quadrilateral of the most beautiful, famous and experienced theaters in Bari together with the famous Petruzzelli theater , Margherita theater (built directly on the sea) and the Piccinni theater , that is the municipal theater of the city located on the famous Corso Vittorio Emanuele , in the beating heart of Bari .
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