Agora Theater Lelystad

Agora Theater Lelystad

Agora Theater is a bright orange building, designed by Ben van Berkel of UNstudio (also known by the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam) is located in the center of Lelystad. Ben van Berkel was inspired by the ever-changing skies above Lelystad. Both interior and exterior are therefore to be regarded references to the skies. The exterior is bright orange, while the foyers just a combination of white and pink. The main hall of the theater is warm red while the small hall once again exhibits a dark color.

The new Agora Theater is a colorful and distinctive place, built on the joint draft of the Amsterdam architectural studio UNStudio and their Dutch colleagues. The unusual building is a part of the Lelystad by Adriaan Geuze program plan, that was designed to actively develop the central part of Lelystad. Foyer, multifunctional halls, cafes, restaurants, are made in contrasting styles and color solutions, and the public space disposes to meetings, rest and communication. Bright and extravagant walls in the halls of the theater are equipped with acoustic panels. The theatre is a reply to the current mission of reviving and recovering the post-war Dutch new towns by focusing on the archetypal function of a theatre: that of creating a world of fascination. Both inside and outside the theater, walls are sagnificantly important for the reconstructio of the kaleidoscopic experience of the world of the stage, where you can never be sure of what is real and what is not.

Agora Theater offers near 140 performances a year in the genres of drama, children’s theater, dance, classical music, world music and jazz, cabaret and musical show and an unforgettable evening for everyone. Agora theater has two large halls. Both halls guarantee a comfortable evening where you can undisturbed enjoy one of the performances. Agora also offers a contemporary and inspiring environment for every business meeting. Its beautiful, colorful and controversial building is perfect setting for conferences, meetings, parties, TV programs and product presentations. All theater genres are represented: theater, children’s shows, music, cabaret, dance, and shows and musicals. The various multifunctional theater and cinema halls and foyers offer endless possibilities. Equipped with all technical facilities and excellent catering. Agora Theater is easily accessible by car and public transport. In addition, Agora also has a varied film program with big current movies, the latest 3D movies, family movies and arthouse films. The theater has not only the impressive exterior, but also the especially breathtaking interior. Experience Theatre & Film in Lelystad!

Check out this link: agora-lelystad.nl

Agora Theater Lelystad
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Pros
Very modern theater, great hall is very comfortable and beautiful. The rooms are spacious, so you never have to stand in the crowd. The wardrobes are generally well staffed.
Cons
In the small hall the legroom is somewhat limited.
Location6.5
Pricing6.5
Interior8.5
Facilities8.5
Repertoire8
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