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A hall in Pretoria. Originally built in 1903 by the Deutscher Verein as a community centre and [later?*] called die Harmoniesaal (Harmony Hall). After 1914 it was successively used as a hospital during the flu epidemic of 1918, a school, a needlework school, a sculptor's studio (used by Gerhard Moerdyk?*), a film studio and a theatre. In 1955, during the city's centenary, the Harmony Hall was bought by the National Theatre Organisation with a grant of £6 000 from the city council of Pretoria. It now became NTO Kamertoneel, later the National Theatre and ultimately the Breytenbach Theatre.


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