A Backstage Gallery

Behind the scenes... theatre technology and functional rooms on postcards.

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[Sweden - Drottningholm: Slottsteater]
pieces of scenery

[Sweden - Drottningholm: Slottsteater]
scene machinery

[Germany - Gotha: Ekhof-Theater]
scene machinery model

[France - Paris: Opera (Palais Garnier)]
scene machinery in the flies

[Czech Republic - Cesky Krumlov: Zamecke divadlo]
scene machinery

[Germany - Bad Lauchstaedt: Goethetheater]
sub-stage scene machinery

[Germany - Muenchen: Altes Residenztheater revolving stage (right)]
sub-stage machinery: revolving stage

[United Kingdom - London: London Coliseum (English National Opera)]
sub-stage machinery: revolving stage

[Sweden - Drottningholm: Slottsteater]
wave machine

[France - Nanterre: Theatre Nanterre-Amandiers]
fly loft above the stage

[Switzerland - St. Gallen: Stadttheater (new)]
freight elevator in the wings

[Germany - Essen: Aalto-Theater]
scenery and props storage

[United Kingdrom - Brighton: Theatre Royal]
prompt corner

[United Kingdom - Glyndebourne: Opera House (new)]

[Switzerland - Zurich: Opernhaus]
stage with lights

[Germany - Bayreuth: Festspielhaus]
orchestra pit

[United Kingdom - London: London Coliseum (English National Opera)]
main switchboard and revolving stage control

[Germany - Leipzig: Neues Theater]
electrical transformers

[Germany - Aalen: Theater im Alten Rathaus]
sound system

[Austria - Wien: Theater an der Wien (Rita Georg in her wardrobe)]
soloist's dressing room

[USA - New York NY: Century Theatre]
choir dressing room

[Austria - Wien: Oesterreichisches Theatermuseum im Palais Lobkowitz: Therese Krones: Schminkkassette (1828)]
theatre make-up box (1828)

[Germany - Muenchen: Nationaltheater]
shelves with wigs

[USA - New York NY: Belasco Theatre]
stage door

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