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The Teatro João Caetano is a regular venue for modern dance, dramas and musicals. This historical theater was built in 1813 in imperial Brazil. In the adjoining square, you can find the statues of João Caetano and Dom Pedro I. This landmark Brazilian theater venue will leave you spellbound with its history and artistic brilliance.
An imposing domed building that dates back to the late 19th Century in the heart of the downtown district, this is one of the country's best cultural centers. It includes a cinema with high-quality art films, state-of-the-art theaters, and a large exhibition of fine arts and photography, with some permanent exhibitions like the collection of Brazilian coins. Displays are diverse, ranging from photography to experimental film festivals. Daily newspapers will have the schedule of events, some of which are free of charge.
Finished in 1909, the Theatro Municipal was built along the lines of the Paris Opera. It is home to the city's orchestra, opera and ballet ensembles. It is built in the Neoclassical style, all in marble, granite and bronze, and is one of the most prestigious venues in the country for big performances. There is also a bar and restaurant, the famous and imposing Café do Teatro, decorated with Assyrian-style mosaics.
Teatro Das Artes was inaugurated in 1995 and is located at the Gavea Shopping Center. It has 421 seats and features other theaters and rooms like the Actors Theatre, blue room and red room at Das Artes. The place can be used to hold small to medium sized events. The acoustics of this theater are excellent and watching a play here make for a pleasurable experience. Like the Teatro Clara Nunes, the Teatro Das Artes largely hosts comedies too.
The KM de Vantagens Hall (former Citibank Hall), located at Barra da Tijuca is never at a loss for events and concerts. Known for holding some of the best concerts in Rio de Janeiro, it boasts national and international acts including performances by superstars such as Deep Purple, Incubus and Megadeth to name a few. KM de Vantagens Hall is well recognized for its state-of-the-art technology and is well structured to hold screaming crowds a plenty.
The Cidade das Artes, or the City of Arts, is a state-of-the-art cultural center in Rio. It boasts great infrastructure and technical inventory to host events, shows, exhibitions and concerts of high calibre. It houses two concert halls, several multipurpose spaces, art galleries, theaters, as well as an on-site cafe and ample parking.