The author, a Slovak theatrical critic and pedagogue, participated in the negotiations on constructing a new theatre building for the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava in the second half of 20-th century. Since, on 14th April 2007 this building was ceremonially completed, it is interesting to read his memories where he is returning to the period of considerations on the need of a new theatre space. The author is emphasizing that in the second half of 20th century in older, usually adapted theatre spaces, was impossible to use the modern technical aquisitions when producing staging. So, the effort to construct an entirely new theatre building was not only the ambition of the then social elite to build an expressive architectonic dominant of the new municipal part on the Danube bank, but above all to create the better conditions for the artistic creation.
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