Shakespeare Street, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 2JH
Architect: Unknown Listing: B-Listed (1961) No of Seats: 500
Status: Open as Theatre Opened: 1792 / 1876 / 1910 Closed: 1959 / N/A
Official Website: http://theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk
Built in 1792; Opened as theatre in 1876, seating 500. Later extended with a new facade in 1896. Early film shows. Cinema by 1910. Converted to a cinema and roller-skating rink in the 1920s. Renovated as a theatre in 1959.
Now the oldest operating theatre in Scotland. Currently seating around 219.