Tel Aviv: Mugrabi Theatre

Country: Israel
City: Tel Aviv
Location: Kikar Bet BeNovember (also known as "Mugrabi Square") / Allenby Road / Ben Yehuda Street

[also known as "Mugrabi/Mograbi/Moghrabi/Moograbi Opera House" and "Mugrabi/Mograbi/Moghrabi/Moograbi Hall"]

Built 1928-1930 by Joseph Berlin as theatre and opera house with an additional cinema hall on the top floor with a roof that could be opened. Opened 13 Feb 1930. In the 1940s, home to the Palestine Folk Opera company. From the 1970s, theatre hall also used as a cinema hall (called "Cinema Studio"). Severely damaged by fire on 17 June 1986. Remains demolished in 1989 in favour of a car park.

Notable world premieres:

  • Marc Lavry: Dan hashomer (17 Feb 1945)

Links: CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia

[Tel Aviv: Mugrabi Theatre] Reverse Text: "Tel-Aviv, Mograbi Opera"
Publisher: Tmuna, Jerusalem
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Tel-Aviv to Berlin, 1935

[Tel Aviv: Mugrabi Theatre] Reverse Text: "Tel-Aviv, The Opera 'Mograbi'"
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Tel-Aviv to Berlin [postmark illegible, stamp as used 1927-1945]

[Tel Aviv: Mugrabi Theatre] Front Text: "Tel-Aviv, Mugrabi Opera"
Publisher: Palphot, Herzlija
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Tel-Aviv to Athens (Greece), 1939

[Tel Aviv: Mugrabi Theatre] Front Text: "Tel-Aviv, Moograbi Hall"
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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