n the Hermitage Theater there is a free seating in the hall, all entrance tickets (without numbering places).
The capacity of the theater hall is 280 seats.
Ticket type: Entrance Ticket (Any Seat of Visitor's Choice)
The Hermitage Theater is part of the complex of buildings of the State Hermitage. Its facade overlooks the Palace Embankment and adjoins the main palace building with an arch-crossing through the Winter Grove.
Chamber theater (capacity of only 250 seats), the volume of the hall, the location of the visual rows are due to its original purpose. It was built as a court theater, for the imperial family and the elected palace nobility. The auditorium itself, the main theater room, is distinguished by the elegance and magnificence of its design and decoration. The deep amphitheater of the auditorium, conceived on an antique principle, in its proportions in harmony. It is combined with rows of marble semicolumns framing a semicircular hall.
Before the stage there is a small parterre on three rows of seven seats for high guests. Behind the balustrade separating the stage from the auditorium are still several rows of benches and two side lodges. The walls of the auditorium are decorated with marble and decorated with classical sculptures of Apollo and nine muses. There are bas-reliefs depicting famous poets and musicians. Seats of the seats are exquisitely upholstered in red velvet, the floors are carpeted. From the plafond of the ceiling descend Unique chandeliers, gently illuminating the hall.
Entrance to the theater with the Palace Embankment 34 (Large Hermitage) door visor.
Bus stop «Dvortsovaya Ploshchad» (300 м):
Buses: 7, 10, 24, 191, trolleybuses: 1, 7, 10, 11.