The Grand Theatre in Pietermaritzburg opened on 15 December 1930
and was situated in Commercial Road. The auditorium had a seating
capacity of 1632, contained in stalls, circle and gallery sections.
A stunning view from the stage which shows the enormous auditorium of
the Grand - divided into stalls, circle and gallery sections. The theatre was
closed in 1975 and the building demolished shortly thereafter.
Impression of the Grand Pietermaritzburg by artist Howard G. Bailey