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Beijing Exhibition Center Theater

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Beijing Exhibition Center Theater
北京展览馆剧场

Address: 135 Xizhimenwai Avenue, Xicheng District, Beijing
Telephone: (+86-10) 68354455

Exterior view of the Beijing Exhibition Center Theater [Photo/Official Weibo account of Beijing Exhibition Center Theater]

The Beijing Exhibition Center Theater is located inside the imposing European-style buildings of the Beijing Exhibition Hall. As one of the biggest theaters in Beijing, it has attracted many famous performance groups from all over the world.

The stage of the theater covers more than 400 square meters and the lifting orchestra pit takes up 50 square meters. The stage stands 10 meters tall with its proscenium opening to 17.7 meters and embraces the depth of 20.3 meters from curtain to backdrop, which can accommodate various large-scale performances including large ballet shows, concerts, operas, dance dramas and symphonies.

The theater auditorium has more than 2,700 seats and stretches 62 meters in diameter. The circular venue and sound absorbing devices on the wooden wall provide better natural sound effects for the audience. The sparkling lighting decorations on the hall ceiling illuminate a rough but natural imitated stone wall facing, which creates a grand, spacious, and imposing atmosphere.

There are 6 actor dressing rooms backstage, which can be used by more than 200 people at the same time.

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