Where does it take place?
Guided visit to the Apolo Circus Theater Museum
Place: Plaza Teatro Apolo, El Algar.
September 30 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and October 2 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Organized by: Asociación Cultural Teatro Circo Apolo
The Teatro Apolo, also called Teatro Circo Apolo, is a modernist work designed by the architect Pedro Cerdán in 1905 , inaugurated on January 4, 1907. It was built in full swing of the Sierra Minera de Cartagena-La Unión. It is an Italian-style theater with stalls and boxes. This space preserved a hand-painted curtain that has been restored and declared BIC as well as the entire building in 1998.
The Teatro Circo Apolo Sociocultural Association has carried out various reforms, adapting the building's rooms with rooms in which an audiovisual about the Teatro Circo Apolo, elements of its history, the costumes and accessories of the current company and materials on the origin of the building, which was built thanks to the support of the mining landowners and which was inaugurated in 1907.
In addition, in the hall and access stairs, old sets used in different performances are exhibited and the rooms adjacent to the Theater have been used, used as warehouses, rehearsal rooms, meeting rooms and housing where the caretaker lived, to build the Theater Museum.
With the opening of this new museum space, this important bastion of culture in Campo de Cartagena is rescued and valued.
Registration: Two shifts of visits prior reservation of tickets
September 30: 6:00 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. 15 people per shift
October 2: 11:00 a.m. and 11:45 a.m. hours. 15 people per shift