Capitol Theater

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A former tram depot not far from Düsseldorf main station is now a popular venue for cultural events. In the early 1990s, the multi-storey brick building on Erkrather Strasse was converted into Düsseldorf's largest theatre and began operating in 1996: the rattling of old trams gave way to thunderous applause. The “great hall” of the Capitol Theater can host over 1,250 guests. In the “club”, which is about half the size, there is space for 300 dining guests or a theatre-style rowed seating capacity of up to 500 people. But the famous building with its industrial charm does not only welcome the audience of stage shows. In addition to its in-house and external productions, the theatre - which started out as a musical theatre location – also offers its premises to companies as a unique event location.

  • Number of event rooms: 6
  • Number of persons in the largest room in row seating: 1,250
  • Distance to city center: 1.5 km
Capitol Theater stage event, © Copyright/Capitol Theater
Capitol Theater room, © Copyright/Capitol Theater
Capitol Theater stage event, © Copyright/Capitol Theater
Capitol Theater foyer, © Copyright/Capitol Theater
Capitol Theater diner, © Copyright/Capitol Theater

Ca­pa­cit­ies of the event rooms

Name of the roomSeating variationsDaylight
Theatre styleBanquet styleCocktail receptionParliament
Outside325500 yes
Club630500300500296 no
Lounge50503260 no
Upper foyer180606015040 no
Theater hall7501,133 no
Lower foyer80010010080080 yes
Conservatory8050406050 yes
Theatre styleBanquet styleCocktail receptionClassroom style

Loc­a­tion Fea­tures

  • Accessible
  • Conference technology
  • Air conditioning

Types of Events

  • all year round
  • Congress
  • Congress with exhibition
  • Concerts/theatres
  • Seminar
  • Conferences
  • Exhibition
  • Seminar/conference
  • Evening event

Loc­a­tion & Ac­cess­ib­il­ity

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Plan route
  • 7.0 km to Airport
  • 0.8 km to Central station
  • 1.5 km to City center
  • 7.0 km to Congress Center Düsseldorf/Messe Düsseldorf