Södra Teatern

Södra Teatern is a theatre in Stockholm, Sweden. Located in the popular "Söder"-district (Södermalm - the south Stockholm district), it's one of Stockholms most appreciated private theatres. Established in 1859, it's Stockholm's oldest private theatre. With two restaurants, outdoor terraces and seven stages, it is one of the most vibrant venues in Stockholm.

“… a palace of entertainment with an intellectual bite”. (Dagens Nyheter, Swedish newspaper)

Södra Teatern is Sweden’s foremost international venue for music, theatre & debate. Since 1997, focus has been set on staging international performances. The theatre houses diverse events, spanning from club-scene entertainment, concerts, theatre and readings to childrens philosophy , to name a few.

The venue is the oldest theatre in Stockholm and is situated in the heart of the city's bohemian pulse, with breathtaking views over the capital. Although built as a theatre, the main focus today is on music. The venue enjoys a solid reputation not only in Sweden but throughout the world, attracting vibrant locals and leading luminaries alike. Over 600 events were staged in 2010, 2011 will see around 1000 events.

Södra Teaterns main stage is a beautiful and intimate lounge, appointed in green and gold with red velvet chairs. We also have six smaller stages. Artists and audience mingle in the bars and restaurants, where you can expect great drinks and brilliant food with Stockholm at your feet! During the summer months they open up no less than three outdoor terraces.


  • Annual events: approx. 652 (2010)
  • Annual audience: 250 000 (2010)
  • Capacity: 7 Stages
  • Cornerstone date: Södra Teatern was built in 1859.

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