Teatro Balboa

Avenida Arnulfo Arias Madrid 727-C,
Panama City

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Architects: Drew Eberson, John Adolph Emil Eberson

Functions: Performing Arts

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Previous Names: Balboa Cine

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 507.501.4109

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Teatro Balboa

Construction began in 1946 and the Balboa Cine opened in 1950 with 1,165 seats. Architects were John Eberson and Drew Eberson. On 1st October 1979 it was taken over by the government and it reopened as a performing arts venue in 1980. Seating is provided for 1,145, with 596 in the orchestra and 549 in the balcony.

Contributed by Graeme McBain

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DavidZornig
DavidZornig on May 24, 2019 at 7:39 pm

1949 photo in Flickr link below.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/neatocoolville/5391585118/in/photostream/

JAlex
JAlex on May 25, 2019 at 8:06 am

When the theatre opened the location was Balboa, Canal Zone.

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