Wien: Akademietheater

Country: Austria (Österreich)
State: Wien
City: Wien
Location: 3.; Lothringerstraße 18 / Lisztstraße / Am Heumarkt

Built 1911-1913 for the "Konzerthaus-Gesellschaft" and the Austrian Interior Ministery by Ferdinand Fellner & Hermann Helmer. The complex comprises two completely separate buildings: the "Konzerthaus" concert hall, and the "K. k. Akademie für Musik und darstellende Kunst" (Royal Aacademy of Music and Performing Arts).

Konzerthaus: see Konzerthaus

Akademie: Designed for 1000 students. The building includes the "Akademietheater" (521 seats). Opened 4 Feb 1914 with Verdi's opera "Un ballo in maschera". Since 1922, used by the Burgtheater company. 1939 and 1975 interior rebuildings. 500 seats (+ 32 standing).

Notable world premieres at Akademietheater:

  • Geroge Bernard Shaw: The Millionairess (4 Jan 1936)
  • Alexander Steinbrecher: Brillanten aus Wien (1943)
  • Pavel Kohout: Válka ve tretim poschodí (12 Mar 1971)
  • Thomas Bernhard: Der Präsident (17 May 1975)
  • Vaclav Havel: Audience / Vernisáz (9 Oct 1976)
  • Pavel Kohout: Marie zápasí andely (7 Mar 1981)
  • Vaclav Havel: Horsky Hotel (23 May 1981)
  • Pavel Landovsky: Arest (11 Oct 1981)
  • George Tabori: Mein Kampf (6 May 1987)
  • Manfred Karge: MauerStücke (24 Sep 1990)
  • Rolf Hochhuth: Sommer 14 (18 Dec 1990)
  • George Tabori: Die Goldberg-Variationen (22 June 1991)
  • George Tabori: Requiem für einen Spion (17 June 1993)
  • Tankred Dorst: Die Schattenlinie (28 Jan 1995)
  • George Tabori: Die Ballade vom Wiener Schnitzel (29 Mar 1996)
  • George Tabori: Die letzte Nacht im September (10 Jan 1997)
  • Peter Turrini: Endlich Schluß (7 June 1997)
  • Peter Turrini: Die Liebe in Madagaskar (3 Apr 1998)
  • Franz Xaver Kroetz: Die Eingeborene (28 Jan 1999)
  • George Tabori: Purgatorium (29 May 1999)
  • Yasmina Reza: Drei Mal Leben (Trois versions de la vie, 29 Oct 2000)
  • Thomas Vinterberg: Die Kommune (10 Sep 2011)

Links: www.burgtheater.at, Wikipedia

Wien: Konzerthaus / Akademietheater Picture: left part of the building at the right: Konzerthaus; right part: Akademie
Front Text: signed: "K. Chytra"
Reverse Text: "Wien, Konzerthaus"
Publisher: Wiener Aquarell-Kunst H. Nachbargauer, Wien, I.; Nr. 803
Size: Classic
Sent: from Wien to Bremen (Germany), 1927

Wien: Akademietheater Picture: Akademietheater entrance
Front text: sign: "Akademietheater"
Handwritten Reverse Text: "Wien, Akademietheater, September 1965"
Size: Modern
Type: Real Photo
Not sent.

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