Stages and seat capacity of theatres, stage productions and performances by theatres and theatre spectators 1930-2020
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Information

Unit
Number per theatre season
Contact
erla.gudmundsdottir@hagstofa.is
Latest update
7/8/2022
Reference time
1930-2020
Source
Reykjavík Yearbook (1940, 1945 og 1950-1951) and theatres.
Matrix
MEN05106
Footnotes

Footnotes

Spectators to performances abroad are excluded. Including guest-performances and co-productions. Spectators to guest-performances and co-productions of the above theatres are counted under all the theatres concerned.
Theatre
Icelandic Dance Company
The total sum has been corrected for co-productions between public theatres and Association of Independent theatres.
Akureyri Theatre
Figure for the theatrical season 1975/76 refers to the calendar year 1975.
National Theatre
Figures for the theatrical seasons 1965/66-1980/81 refer to the calendar year 1965, 1970, etc.
Flugfélagið Loftur
Leikfélag Íslands and Flugfélagið Loftur merged as Leikfélag Íslands in mid-year 2000.
Leikfélag Íslands
Leikfélag Íslands and Flugfélagið Loftur merged as Leikfélag Íslands in mid-year 2000. Leikfélag Íslands was operated until late in year-2001.
Others
Alþýðuleikhúsið 1979/80; Alþýðuleikhúsið and Hitt leikhúsið 1985/86; Kaffileikhúsið 1997/98 and 1999/00-2001/02. No works were staged by Kaffileikhúsið in the theatrical season 1998/99.