From the first theater it is known that the demonstrations began to take place in 1778. These were rare and of minor relevance and the staging came from other areas, the occupation in functions had a high social rank and the works were in private homes, plazas or institutions represented.
The Brunet Theater was a colosseum in a modern and neoclassical style, similar to Tacon. It had four floors with the possibility of raising the stage and the stands at the same height to turn them into a ballroom. There was also a terrace and a lobby, a good decoration and a beautiful window that has the best taste and clarity.
In this theater, Trinidad has the largest cultural representative of one of the most prosperous cities in the country in the 19th century. Architecture and art were unrivaled and, according to researchers and intellectuals, one of the most expensive.
The main theater of Sancti Spíritus was inaugurated in 1839 and over the years it has become one of the most important representatives of our colonial era. It should be noted that it was originally called Sancti Spiritus Theater and it was not until the 20th century when the current theater was recorded.
The architectural style is neoclassical. The facade was built on the model of the Tacon Theater in Havana. In the more than a century and a half of its existence, countless of the most respected personalities in the art world could be seen in the old theater at home and abroad. As an example, only the names Pignatlli, Suarne, Juventino Rosas (author of the waltz in the waves), toast, etc. They are enough.
Not only was it a cultural center, but it also served as a blood hospital, as a barracks in the early years of the '68 war, as a refuge for conspirators, as a conspiracy center, where patriotic patriotic groups prepared to prepare the way. A home of the troop. The main theater has the honor of being the oldest existing theater.