Teatro Balboa


  • ADDRESS: Avenida Arnulfo Arias Madrid, edificio N° 727-C, frente a Nikos caffe, Balboa, Panama - Report a Problem
  • PHONE: +507-501-4109
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  • Parking: Street
  • ATM: No
  • Capacity: 1145

Venue Description: Balboa Theatre construction started in 1946 and officially inaugurated in 1950 by the Panama Canal Company, for the purpose of providing entertainment to all area residents Balboa, Diablo, La Boca and other sectors Pacific . He was always aimed at providing social services to the residents of these areas because they worked as a cinema and not commercially exploited, which recorded losses in their administration, why corresponded to the Canal Administration I subsidize. The film screening was the activity that was performed in the theater, in addition to working as artistic performances live film also showed, for the facilities offered throughout.

Balboa Theatre was transferred to the Republic of Panama on October 1, 1979 and his first administration by Panamanians occurred through the Panama Canal Authority. Later in January 1980, he came under the jurisdiction of the National Institute of Culture, since then continued under management and supervision.

Currently, the Balboa Theater is on two floors (stalls and stands), with a dressing area, a main entrance has three doors six emergency exit doors.
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