The Jerusalem Theater for the Performing Arts

The Jerusalem Theater for the Performing Arts

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Experience the Excitement of the Arts at the Jerusalem Theater, one of Israel’s largest centers for art and culture. The theater was established in 1971 in the suburb of Rehavia, and in its five halls, takes to stage top-quality local and international dance, music, and theater performances, as well as films.

The theater halls range in size and include the 970-seat Sherover Theater, the Henry Crown Concert Hall accommodating 760 seats Henry Crown Symphony Hall, the Little Theater (117 seats), and the recently opened Studio, which seats 300. 

Over 600,000 visitors attend the Jerusalem Theater every year to sample from the rich range of performances selected by the theater’s repertoire committee. In addition, the theater provides a stage for a variety of local festivals including the critically acclaimed International Oud Festival, the Curtain Up dance festival, the Puppet Theater Festival, and of course, the Israel Festival. 

The theater also boasts a coffeehouse, a book and music store, and spacious foyers that are often used for art exhibitions and concerts. The theater is wheelchair-accessible.

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  • Dorothee Hildebrandt
    Dorothee Hildebrandt
    March 6, 2023

    I have been to the Sherover Hall of the Jerusalem Theatre. I had problems to find the bathroom, because the signs are missleading. Anyway, I give it 5* because of the light opera I have enjoyed. First more to the theater....

  • Elad Silberring
    Elad Silberring
    April 27, 2023

    I was here for a closed event but I did have the chance to check out the amenities. I will say that I stayed after my private event to see how the place is and I can say with confidence that if you're in the age range of...

  • Olga Raitses
    Olga Raitses
    November 25, 2019

    Jerusalem culture club. Great location with a good public transportation. Always warm and cozy atmosphere. Ticket price depends on the show and usually it’s totally reasonable. Main hall of the theater presents an exhibit...

  • Yael Kaner
    Yael Kaner
    January 27, 2023

    Clean bathrooms, excellent acoustics in the hall. The staff was super helpful. The Cafe could use real food.

  • TY Nesher
    TY Nesher
    February 13, 2023

    Beautiful big and spacious, enjoyed the atmosphere and concert

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