Projected by the architect Moura Coutinho and inaugurated in April 21, 1915 with the Leoncavallo Operetta La reginetta delle rose.
The building it is one of the most important architectural works in the early 20th century in Braga.
Due to its architecture and size it is considered one of the largest and most beautiful theaters of Portugal.
After a restoration, reopens in 2006.
The theater main auditorium has 899 seats.