Wien: Carl-Theater

Country: Austria (Österreich)
State: Wien
City: Wien
Location: 2.; Praterstraße 31 (Jägerzeile; Nestroyplatz)

Built from June to December 1847 by Eduard van der Nüll and August Siccard von Siccardsburg, replacing the demolished Leopoldstädter Theater. Named after the theatre's impresario, Carl Carl (= Karl Andreas von Bernbrunn). Opened 10 December 1847. Between 1854 and 1860, the theatre was directed by Johann Nestroy. 1895 alterations of the auditorium by Victor von Weymann. Re-opened 4 October 1895 with Franz von Suppé's operetta "Das Modell". Originally 1400, later 1121 seats. Closed 1929. Severely damaged by bombs in 1944. Demolished in 1951.

Notable world premieres:

  • Johann Nestroy: Freiheit in Krähwinkel (1 July 1848)
  • Franz von Suppé: Das Pensionat (1860)
  • Franz von Suppé: Die schöne Galathee (9 September 1865)
  • Franz von Suppé: Leichte Kavallerie (21 Mar 1866)
  • Franz von Suppé: Fatinizia (5 January 1876)
  • Franz von Suppé: Donna Juanita (21 Feb 1880)
  • Franz von Suppé: Boccaccio (1 January 1879)
  • Franz von Suppé: Herzblättchen (4 Feb 1882)
  • Franz von Suppé: Die Jagd nach dem Glück (27 Oct 1888)
  • Johann Strauß jr.: Wiener Blut (26 October 1899)
  • Carl Michael Ziehrer: Die drei Wünsche (9 Mar 1901)
  • Franz Lehár: Der Rastelbinder (20 Dec 1902)
  • Franz Lehár: Der Göttergatte (20 Jan 1904)
  • Oscar Straus: Die lustigen Nibelungen (12 November 1904)
  • Edmund Eysler: Künstlerblut (20 Oct 1906)
  • Oscar Straus: Ein Walzertraum (2 March 1907)
  • Leo Fall: Die geschiedene Frau (23 Dec 1908)
  • Franz Lehár: Zigeunerliebe (8 January 1910)
  • Oskar Nedbal: Polenblut (25 October 1913)
  • Emmerich Kálmán: Die Bajadere (23 December 1921)
Links: www.musiklexikon.ac.at, EUTA, Wikipedia

Wien: Carl-Theater Picture: left: Ronacher, right: Carl-Theater
Front Text: "Gruss aus Wien", left: "Ronacher", right: "Carl-Theater", signed: "Erwin Pendl 1899"
Publisher: Verlag E. Storch, Wien VI
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Praha, 1903

Wien: Carl-Theater Front Text: "Wien II. K. k. priv. Carl-Theater." [Imperial and Royal privileged Carl Theatre]
Publisher: K. Ledermann, Wien I
Date: after 23 Nov 1904 (date of a postal bill mentioned on the reverse side)
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Wien: Carl-Theater Picture: right: Carl-Theater
Front Text: "Wien II/2 Praterstrasse - Karl-Theater"
Publisher: 223 O. Ch. W. IX 1919
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Wien to Linz, 1922

Wien: Carl-Theater Front Text: marquee: "Die Königin der Nacht"
Reverse Text: Carl-Theater
Publisher: Musik-Theaterfest der Stadt Wien 1924; "Offizielle Postkarte"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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