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First children's opera house in Germany opens

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First children's opera house in Germany opens
Opera house director Christine Mielitz and friend Photo: DPA
08:26 CEST+02:00
The first opera house in Germany built especially for children will open in the northern city of Dortmund on Monday.

The Brothers Grimm tale “The Valiant Little Tailor” – about a tailor who travels the world to seek his fortune after killing seven flies with one blow – will be the first show in the 100-seat theatre.

A festival week with a symposium, music and dancing is also planned.

The project cost €450,000 ($696,000) to build, according to representatives of the Dortmund Theater. Donations are still needed to run the theater.

Two large productions are planned for each theater season.

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