Revitalizing the Sun The Sun Theatre has been a gathering point for all of Gothenburg and outlying rural residents for over a century. First opening as an opera house in 1909, revamped and reopened as a movie theater in 1927, and substantially refurbished once again as the Gothenburg Community Playhouse in 1982, the facility ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!