ALHAMBRA
Cape Town
CINEMA
SOUVENIRS
The Alhambra Theatre was South Africa's first 'atmospheric' theatre and
was situated in Riebeeck Street, Cape Town. Designed by architect P.
Rogers-Cooke in a Spanish/Moorish style, the Alhambra opened its
doors to the public in 1929 with 'The Singing Fool' starring Al Jolson. The
seating capacity of the theatre was 1931
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The Alhambra was closed in January 1972
Above is the programme of events presented on the
opening night of the Alhambra in 1929