Toulouse: Théâtre du Capitole

Country: France
Region: Occitanie (Midi-Pyrénées)
Department: Haute-Garonne
City: Toulouse
Location: place du Capitole

Built 1736-1737 by Guillaume Cammas as "Théâtre du Capitole", at the site of a previous building used for theatre performances since the 16th century. Opened 11 June 1737. 1750 installation of a façade by Guillaume Cammas, combining various buildings to a single town hall/theatre complex. 1795 renamed "Théâtre de la République". Closed 1800. Re-opened 1808. 1818 completely rebuilt within the existing exterior walls (1950 seats). Re-opened 1 Oct 1818 with "Les Jeux de l'amour et du hasard" and "Le Souper de Madelon". 1819, 1820, 1822, 1830, 1833, 1835 various rebuildings. 1880 major interior rebuilding by Dieulafoy and Thillet. Decoration by Ponsin-Andarahy, Laporte, Maurette, and Bernard Bénezet. Re-opened 1 Oct 1880. Destroyed by a fire on 10 Aug 1917. Subsequently rebuilt. Re-opened Nov 1923. Used for opera and ballet performances by the resident companies.

Links: www.theatreducapitole.fr, EUTA, Wikipedia

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Collctible Card
Picture: above: theatre wing of the Capitole, below: Basilique Saint-Sernin
Front Text: "Anciennes Provinces Françaises. Eglise St. Surnin à Toulouse. Le Languedoc - Cap.le Toulouse"
Reverse Text: about the history of the Languedoc
Publisher: C. Bériot, Lille; Chicorée extra Marque à la Belle Jardinière; Imp. H. Laas, E. Pécaud & Cie., Paris.
Size: 8.0 x 11.2 cm

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Picture: right: theatre wing
Front Text: "Toulouse - Capitole - Le Théâtre"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Reverse Text: "Toulouse - L'entrée du Théâtre du Capitole"
Publisher: Editions Cely, Castelsarrasin; N. 6.364
Size: Modern
Sent: from Toulouse to Paris, 1985

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Reverse Text: "31 Toulouse - Le Capitole"
Publisher: Editions Cely, Castelsarrasin; No. 3.756
Size: Modern
Sent: to Calais [stamp and postmark removed]

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Reverse Text: "Toulouse (Hte-Gar.) - Vue aérienne. La place du Capitole - Hôtel de ville - Théâtre"
Publisher: Combier Imprimeur, Mâcon; 31.555; 2.99.75.2906
Size: Modern
Not sent.
Detail:
Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Reverse Text: "31000 Toulouse (Hte-Gar.), Intérieur du théâtre du Capitole"
Publisher: Combier Imprimeur, Mâcon; 3.39.77.0246
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Front Text: "Toulouse - Midi Pyrénées"
Reverse Text: "Toulouse - Capital de Midi-Pyrénées - La pace du Capitole" [sic!]
Publisher: Apa-Poux, Albi
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Front Text: "Théâtre du Capitole", "saison 96/97"
Reverse Text: advertising the 1996/1997 season
Publisher: Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse
Type: Advertising Card, not designed for postal use
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Front Text: "6 Matchs à Toulouse ! Toulouse accueille la Coupe du Monde en juin 98."
Publisher: Mairie de Toulouse; 1998
Type: Advertising Card
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Toulouse: Theatre du  Capitole Picture: ballet company in a staircase
Front Text: "Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse"
Reverse Text: advertising the Ballet du Capitole 2018/2019 season
Publisher: Ballet du Capitole, Toulouse
Type: Advertising Card, not designed for postal use
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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