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 Part 4 

Vaudeville theater

"Casino de Raris"


Theatrical life of Lviv changed a lot when in September 1914, with the beginning of the First World War, Russian troops occupied the territory of Galicia. The occupation regime imposed a ban on performances that did not pass Russian censorship. Theaters could resume their activities only after obtaining a special permit.

The Sasino de Рарис theater resumed its activity two weeks after the beginning of the occupation, and on September 16, 1914, it opened as a vaudeville theater. In Lviv, it was the only theater that existed during the entire time of occupation...



Original photos, additional materials

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