A Gallery of Theatregoers

Theatregoers and the necessities of theatregoing on postcards.

Click on pictures for detailed information!

See also: Gallery of Puppet Shows, Gallery of Concerts, Liebig Card Series: Theater einst und jetzt, Guérin-Boutron Card Series: "Le Théâtre à travers les Âges", Cigaretten-Bilderdienst: "Deutsche Kulturbilder".

Let's go to the Theatre!

Theatregoers (Publisher: Theochrome Series, 1994-B; Printed in the U.S.)
Let us go to theatre together.

Theatregoers (Avant le Théâtre; sent within Paris, 1905)
Avant le Théâtre.
Gentille amie, je vous emmène
Au théâtre ! Allons, venez-vous ?
J'ai loué pour vous une avant-scène
Et j'entends faire des jaloux !

Theatregoers (Publisher: G. D. & D., New York and London; Series No. 5024)
"I'll be ready in a minute." -
Yep! - 't'was ever thus!
in the pocket: "Theatre Programme"

Theatregoers (Publisher: Davidson Bros, Serie 2608-3)
Tom Browne: "My wife won't let me."
"So kind of you to go the the theatre with me Mrs. Mugg. Will your husband come too?"
"Oh dear no! He will stay at home and mind the children"

Theatregoers (Publisher: Cromocart G. W., Argentina)
Faltan 5 minutos para las diez. Si no continuaras tardando, llegariamos a tiempo para
la escena en que Otelo mata a su mujer. [It's 5 minutes to ten. If you stopped delaying,
we would be in time for the scene in which Othello kills his wife.]

Choosing a Show

The Seed of Ambition

Beermat (Supra Brewery)
I. Ushakov: Teatralnaya deyatelnost silno
pridlizila kolonistov k celyanskoi molodeshi

Kabuki actor lists
"Geisha Girls" looking up the actor-list of Kabuki that
is the generic team [sic!] for classical dance of Japan

Children studying an advertising column

A child studying an opera poster, by Donald McGill

Pbulisher: H. B. Ltd, 7085
"Don't go in there, it's a swindle!
All I saw was an apple!"

Beermat (Supra Brewery)
Aanplakker / Colleur d'Affiches [billsticker]

People studying posters (Publisher: Art Postal, Wien (Austria)
"Gospel o. Vivaldi", Paris

SMS info service
"Oper in Kürze" (SMS service of Oper Leipzig, Germany)

Germany - Muenchen: Residenztheater
Residenztheater, München

Arriving at the theatre

Germany - Berlin: Schauspielhaus / Konzerthaus
Schauspielhaus, Berlin

Germany - Berlin: Wallner-Theater
Schiller-Theater Ost, Berlin, c. 1900

France - Paris: Theatre du Vaudeville
Theatre du Vaudeville, Paris, c. 1900

Theatregoers; Publisher: Davidson Bros. Pictorial Post Cards; Serie 6102
Albert Ludovici: Going to the Play

Austria - Bad Ischl: Kurtheater
Emperor Franz Joseph arrives at the spa theatre of Bad Ischl, c. 1905


Comédie Mondaine, Paris

Austria - Wien: Staatsoper
Staatsoper, Wien

Germany - Muenchen: Prinzregententheater
Prinzregententheater, München

France - Paris: Opéra (Palais Garnier)
Opéra (Palais Garnier), Paris

Germany - Dresden: Semperoper
Hofoper (Semperoper), Dresden

Theatregoers
"Every Seat Full!"

Theatregoers
"We have a couple of good setas for the show. /
Nos avons deux bons fauteuils de face."

Italy - Milano: Teatro La piccola Canobbiana
Teatro La piccola Canobbiana, Milano

Germany - Bayreuth: Festspielhaus
Festspielhaus, Bayreuth

Germany - Heidenheim: Naturtheater
Naturtheater Heidenheim, 1930s

Germany - Krefeld: Seidenfaden-Variete
Seidenfaden-Varieté, Krefeld, 1930s

United Kingdom - London: Chiswick Empire
Chiswick Empire, London

Germany - Hamburg: Hansa-Theater
Hansa-Theater, Hamburg

Germany - Hannover: GOP Varieté-Theater
GOP Varieté-Theater, Hannover

Slovenia - Ljubljana: Opera
Opera, Ljubljana

Italy - Milano: Teatro alla Scala
Teatro alla Scala, Milano

Germany - Muenchen: Nationaltheater (Bayerische Staatsoper)
Bayerische Staatsoper, München


Premiere at the Théâtre des Mathurins, Paris, 1990

USA - New York: Imperial Theatre
Imperial Theatre, New York, in the 1990s

USA - New York: Majestic Theatre
Majestic Theatre, New York, in the 1990s

Canada - Drummondville: Mondial des Cultures
Festival mondial de folklore, Drummondville, Canada

Buying tickets

Berlin: various theatre tickets

Theatregoers
Prévoyance!...
Le Controleur: Il ne nous reste que des places au balcon.
Le Paysan: Au balcon ! Eh ben, j'avions ben fait
de prendre notre parapluie. Il pleut à verse.
(original drawing by H. Dupuis on a postcard
to his sister sent within Montluçon in 1903)

Theatregoers
Aint it aggravating when you get to the theatre and discover you've left the tickets at home?

London: Aldwych Theatre / District Messengers of London
District Messengers hired to retain good places at the Aldwych Theatre, London

France - Paris: Opera
queues at the Paris Opéra beforebefore a performance with free admission

Theatregoers
theatre ticket counters at the department store "Au bon Marché", Paris

Theatregoers (Collectible Card; Établissements Hauton, Saint-Nazaire-sur-Loire
- Je ne prends ces deux
loges que si vous m'assuriez
qu'il n'y aura pas de grève
d'electriciens.
- Oh je puis vous l'affirmer...
le théâtre étant éclairé au gaz.

Theatregoers (C. Fuchs, Calw 1909)
Bilder aus dem Volksleben des Schwarzwalds. Hannes u. Michel vor der Theaterkasse
Hannes: Sie, Herr Kassier, was kostet's denn, wenn m'r ins Theater will?
Kassier: I. Platz 3 Mark, II. Platz 2 Mark, III. Platz 1 Mark. Programm 10 Pfg.
Hannes: Du Michel, no sitzet m'r aufs Programm.

Das Draht-Hindernis, sent in 1913

San Francisco, CA: Chinese Opera House
Chinese Opera House, San Francisco

Brighton: Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal, Brighton

Ticket
125 Jahre Deutscher Bühnenverein (Maximum Card, Germany, 1996)

At the cloakroom

Theatergoers
by Oscar Bluhm

Theatergoers (Collectible Card, Chicorée Extra Belle Jardinière, C. Beriot, Lille)

Theatregoers
usher and woman holding a coat
(the poster in the background advertising "Faust")

Theatregoers
Yuri I. Pimenov (1903-1977): Opozdavshne [Late], 1970

Strolling the foyers

France - Paris: Theatre du Palais-Royal (1784-)
Théâtre de la Montansier, Paris, c. 1805

France - Paris: Theatre du Palais-Royal (1784-)
Théâtre de la Montansier, Paris, c. 1805

Theatergoers (Publisher: Réunion des musées Nationaux, ca. 1991)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec:
Gabriel Tapié de Celeyran
dans un couloir de théatre, 1894

Germany - Dresden: Semperoper
Hofoper (Semperoper), Dresden

Theatergoers (Undivided Back, Edité par Biscuiterie F. de Razout, Avallon (Yonne), France)
Au Jour le Jour: Le Théâtre

USA - Chicago: Iroquois Theatre (Colonial Theatre)
Iroquois Theatre, Chicago, c. 1903

France - Paris: Opera (Palais Garnier)
Opéra (Palais Garnier), Paris

France - Paris: Opera (Palais Garnier)
Opéra (Palais Garnier), Paris

Austria - Wien: Staatsoper
Staatsoper, Wien

Austria - Wien: Burgtheater
Burgtheater, Wien

Theatergoers (A. Guillaume, Une robe longue), Salon de Paris; No. 5834
Albert Guillaume: Une robe longue (Salon de Paris)

Theatergoers (Collectible Card, Chocolat-Louit, LAngage et vertus des pierres précieuses; Perle)
Perle: couleur blanche légèrement azurée
Langage: beauté irrésistible

Germany - Berlin: Metropoltheater (Komische Oper)
Metropoltheater, Berlin

candy vendor; Publisher: M. D., Paris; Série No 2015
Bonbons, caramels!... Esquimaux, chocolats!...

USA - New York: Metropolitan Opera
Metropolitan Opera, Lincoln Center, New York

United Kingdom - Paignton: Festival Theatre
Festival Theatre, Paignton

USA - Los Angeles CA: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles

Theatergoers (Les poupées de Peynet (Opéra); Editions d'art Yvon, Paris; No. 46)

Pyongyang: April 25 House of Culture
April 25 House of Culture, Pyongyang

Pyongyang: April 25 House of Culture
April 25 House of Culture, Pyongyang

germany - Leipzig: Opernhaus
Opernhaus, Leipzig

germany - Dresden: Semperoper (post-1985)
Semperoper, Dresden

France - Paris: Opera Bastille
Opéra Bastille, Paris, ca. 2003

Before the curtain rises

Theatregoers (Publisher: J. Céans et Fils, Valence/Drôme)
Scene from Act I of Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac"
(set in a theatre in Paris in 1640)

Theatregoers (Publisher: Sociétés Philatéliques de l'Agglomeration Rouennaise, Rouen; Original Hôtel Sociétés Savantes Rouen)
Corneille accueilli sur le théâtre par le grand Condé
(after a 19th-century painting by Joseph-D. Court)

France - Paris: Salle du Palais-Royal (1770-1781)
Salle du Palais-Royal, Paris, 1770s

Theatregoers (A gentle caricature of a fashionalbe audience. Anonymous mezzotint printed for R Sayer and J Bennet 6 December 1781, Theatre Museum London TM 101)
A Side Box, 1781

Theatregoers (A caricature of a German soldier stared at in an English theatre. Etching by Rowlandson, published 1 Jan 1794, Theatre Museum London TM 112)
Thomas Rowlandson: English Curiosity
or the Foreigner Stared Out of Countenance, 1794

Theatregoers (Divided Back; 'Bonne Année')

USA - Boston, MA: Tremont Theatre (old)
Tremont Theatre, Boston, 1832

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Liebig, Fashion 1840-1850

France - Paris: Salle Ventadour
Théâtre des Italiens, Paris, 1860

Germany - Berlin: Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Opernhaus, Berlin, 1862

Theatregoers - Enrico Junck: A Teatro, 1878; Galleria Civica di Arte Moderna, Torino
Enrico Junck: A Teatro, 1878

Austria - Wien: Burgtheater (old)
Burgtheater, Wien, 1888

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Chocolat Revillon

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Chocolat Suchard

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Liebig, Series: Les Eventails, Moderne.

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Chocolat Poulain

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Serres, Bordeaux
Loge de Face (Vaudeville)

France - Paris: Theatre de l'Opera (Palais Garnier)
Czar Nicholas II at the Opéra, Paris, 1896

Austria - Berndorf: Stadttheater
Stadttheater, Berndorf

Austria - Graz: Opernhaus
Opernhaus, Graz

Germany - München: Cuvillies-Theater (Altes Residenztheater)
Altes Residenztheater, München

Germany - Hamburg: Conventgarten
Conventgarten, Hamburg

France - Paris: Opera-Comique
Opéra-Comique, Paris

Theatergoers (Postkartenverlag Leo Stainer, Innnsbruck; ASCO Nr. 1039)
F. v. Reznicek: Soiree

Theatergoers (Printed in Paris, I. Lapina; Salon de Paris)
Albert Guillaume: Les retardataires.
The late ones. Nachzügler. Spóžnieni.

Theatregoers; Publisher: Davidson Bros. Pictorial Post Cards; Serie 6093
Albert Ludovici: The Programme Girl

Bebe au Theatre
Bébé au Théâtre
Bebe au Theatre

Theatregoers (Undivided Back)

Theatergoers (Undivided Back; sent in France in 1900)

Theatergoers (Undivided Back; sent in Hungary; Série 662)

Theatregoers (Publisher: Verlag 'Sect')

Theatregoers (Undivided Back; sent from Paris to Coburg, Germany, 1901)

Theatregoers (Undivided Back; sent within Bulgaria, 1903)

Theatregoers (Undivided Back)

Theatregoers (All Happyness On Your Birthday; Publisher: The Pink of Perfection; used in Pensylvania, USA, dated 1912

Theatregoers (Publisher: Salon de Paris, Printer: L. Lapina et C.)
Albert Guillaume: Au promenoir /
The promenade / Im Wandelraum / V Teatre
(Salon de Paris)

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher. W. R. B. & Co., Vienne; Galerie Wiener Künster Nr. 109, Salon Viennois No. 109)
Otto Friedrich: Im Theater. Au Promenoir.

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: C.Malchit, Paris; 19; signed Salt-Lake)
Les tout derniers Chapeaux de théâtre!
(by Xavier Sager)

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: C.Malchit, Paris; 46)
Madame, je vous prie d'ôter votre chapeau;
j'ai payé ma place un loui : c'est pour voir! -
Moi, j'ai payé mon Chapeau vingt-cinq louis:
c'est pour qu'on le voie!
(by Xavier Sager)

Theatregoers
Fritz Gareis jun.: Die Rendez-vous-Loge

Theatregoers (Publisher: Beilage des 'Sect')
Kissing couple by Fritz Gareis jun.

Theatregoers
Au Théâtre.
Les loges sont des nids discrets voluptueux,
Où les baisers séchangent entre les amoureux.

Theatregoers (Undivided Back)
Propos interrompus
(Elle) Avec un vrai plaisir j'accepte des fondants...
(Lui) Heureux bonbons, Madame !! Ils sentiront vos dents !! ..

Theatregoers (Publisher: unknown; Nr. 750)
The seats in the gallery want re-upholstering!

Theatregoers (Publisher: unknown), sent in 1941
E non dican che sono attraente!

United States - Atlantic City, NJ: Music Hall, Steel Pier
Music Hall, Steel Pier, Atlantic City

Italy  - Torino: Teatro Carignano
Teatro Carignano, Torino

Theatregoers (Publisher: Mistetstvo, Soviet Union, 1980)
V. A. Apanovich: Novi snayomi.
New Acquaintances. 1957

Theatregoers (Imprimé en France; Photochrome; 400)
novelty card with holes to stick two fingers through
that will give the impression of naked legs

Theatregoers (Publisher: PMB, Serie No. 78)
En el palco están muy juntos
y aúnque miran la función,
¡de seguro están pensando
momentos dulces de ilusión!

Monaco  - Monte-Carlo: Opéra
Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Sweden  - Stockholm: Kungliga Operan
Kungliga Operan, Stockholm

Italy - Torino: Teatro Carignano
Teatro Carignano, Torino

Italy - Torino: Teatro della Caduta
Teatro della Caduta, Torino

(Publisher: Edition Skye, Wien; 9019)
useful opera audience utensils:
pocket watch, opera glass, fan, libretto

Watching the performance

Theatregoers (De Theatro, Londini, apud G. Bell et Filios)
De Theatro (language practising card, see reverse scan)

England - St Albans: Roman Theatre
Roman Theatre of Verulanium (St. Albans, England)

Series: La vie urbaine au moyen âge, Publisher: Fernand Nathan, Paris; 21117)
Une représentation du Jeu de 'Robin et Marion' (Fin du XIIIe siècle.)

Theatregoers (Publisher: H. Didier, Paris; L'ancien théâtre en images; 30)
Un théâtre à la fin du XVe siècle
(Partie du Frontispice du Térence de Trechsel, 1493)
[see Terence-Stage]

Theatregoers (Publisher: H. Didier, Paris; L'ancien théâtre en images; 31)
Le théâtre au XVIe siècle
(d'après le Térence de Roigny)

Theatregoers (Publisher: H. Didier, Paris; L'ancien théâtre en images; 34)
Une théâtre en plein air à la fin du XVIe siècle
("Farce des Grecs" by Jean de Gourmont, see gallica.bnf.frGallica)

France - Paris: Salle du Petit-Bourbon
Ballet Comique de la Reine, Paris, 1581

England - London: The Globe (1599)
The Globe, c. 1600

Theatregoers; Shakespeare acting before Queen Elizabeth; Tuck & Sons
Charles Cattermole: Shakespeare acting before Queen Elizabeth

Stranitzky; Divided Back, Publisher: ?; Nr. 22-209
Josef Antonio Stranitzkider erste Hanswurst in Wien, 1724

Austria - Wien: Redoutensäle
Redoutensäle, Wien, 1760

Germany - Bayreuth: Markgraefliches Opernhaus
Baroque reenactment for a movie at the Markgräfliches Opernhaus, Bayreuth

Divided Back, Publisher: Meissner & Buch, Leipzig; Serie: Miniaturen; Sent: from Köln to Meissen, 1910

France - Paris: Opera de la rue de Richelieu (Salle Montansier)
Opéra de la rue de Richelieu (Salle Montansier), Paris, 1796

United Kingdom - London: Drury Lane Theatre (3rd)
Drury Lane Theatre, London, 1808

United Kingdom - London: Sadler's Wells Theatre (old)
Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, ca. 1809

Theatregoers (Etching by Rowlandson, published 2 Oct 1811, Theatre Museum London TM 110)
Thomas Rowlandson:
John Bull at the Italian Opera, 1812

United Kingdom - London: Theatre Royal Covent Garden (2nd)
Theatre Royal Covent Garden, London, 1818

Austria - Wien: Kaertnertortheater
Kärtnertortheater, Wien, ca. 1820

USA - New York: Park Theatre
Park Theatre, New York, 1822

France - Paris: Comedie-Francaise
Comédie-Française, Paris, 1830

Belgium - Bruxelles: Theatre Royal de la Monnaie (1819)
Théâtre de la Monnaie, Bruxelles, 25 Aug 1830:
opera audience launching the Belgian Revolution

Theatergoers (Chocolat Lorrain, P. Evrard, Nancy)
Collections des Œuvres de Grandville.
Au Théâtre - Types aux Balcons

Theatergoers; Histoire du costume; ND Phot. 285
Théâtre Italien, Paris, 1834 (by Gavarni)
Theatergoers; Histoire du costume; ND Phot. 287
Opéra, Paris, 1834 (by Gavarni)
Theatergoers; Histoire du costume; ND Phot. 278; Fashionables; Novembre; Le douze mois de l'année
Paris, 1834 (by Gavarni)

France - Paris: Salle de la rue Le Peletier
Théâtre des Funambules, Paris, in the 1830s,
as depicted in the 1945 film "Les Enfants du Paradis"

Theatergoers (Izogiz, Moskva; A01947)
Soroka-Vorovka. V krepostnom teatre.
[The Thieving Magpie. In the Serf Theatre.]
(Illustration by V. Tarasov, 1951).

Theatergoers (Divided Back; advertisement for Alcool de Menthe de Ricqlès)
La Dame aux Camélias. Le Théâtre.

Theatergoers (Publisher: Bibliothèque Nationale, Cabinet des Estampes)
'Oui, mais tu vas voir venir le capitaine et
tarabuster le scélérat.' - Les Parents terribles - 1853.
(by Paul Gavarni)

United Kingdom - London: Theatre Royal Covent Garden (2nd)
State visit at the Royal Italian Opera, London, 1855

Theatregoers (Hamburger Kunsthalle; Publisher: Kunstkartendruck Vontobel, Feldmeilen; CD 2799
Honoré Daumier: Loge de théâtre, 1865

Theatregoers (O. Vereiski, Anna Karenina in the Theatre, 1975)
Orest Vereisky: Anna Karenina in the theatre

France - Paris: Salle de la rue Le Peletier
Edgar Degas: La Loge, Opéra
(Salle de la rue Le Peletier), Paris

France - Paris: Salle de la rue Le Peletier
Loge at the Opéra (Salle de la rue Le Peletier), Paris

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Brunner & Co., Como)
(from the 1912 film "Santarellina" after the operetta "Mam'zelle Nitouche")

United Kingdom - London: Old Vic
Saturday Night at the Victoria Theatre
(Old Vic), London 1872

France - Paris: Salle Ventadour
Eva Gonzalès: Une loge aux Italiens, Paris 1874

Theatergoers (Publisher: Magna Books; The Impressionists Book of 30 Postcards)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir:
La Loge, 1874

Theatergoers (National Gallery, London; Publisher: Fink-Kunstverlag, Stuttgart; 5012)
Pierre-Auguste Renoir:
La première Sortie, 1876-1877

Theatergoers (Publisher: Izogiz, Soviet Union; 1961)
Ilya Repin: Vo vremya vodevilya (During Vaudeville), 1878

Theatergoers (The Hayden Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Mary Cassatt: At the Opera, 1879

Theatergoers
Édouard Manet: Coin du Café-Concert, 1879

Theatergoers (Publisher: Kunstverlag Fingerle & Co., Esslingen; 6615
Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Au théâtre, 1880

France - Paris: Opera-Comique (2nd Salle Favart)
Charles Cottet: Loge à l'Opéra-Comique,
Paris, 1887

United Kingdom - London: Bedford Music Hall
Walter Sickert: The Old Bedford, London, ca. 1889

Theatergoers
Walter Sickert: The P. S. Wings in the O. P. Mirror, 1889

Theatergoers (Publisher: VEB A. Seemannn, Leipzig; 892)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec:
La loge au mascaron doré, 1894

Theatergoers (Publisher: Edizioni Gabriele Mazzotta; Fondazionoe Antonio Mazzotta)
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec:
La grande loge, 1896-1897

France - Paris: Theatre du Chatelet
Félix Valloton: Troisième galérie
au Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 1895

Theatergoers (Undivided Back)

France - Paris: Opera (Palais Garnier)
Opéra, Paris

France - Paris: Opera (Palais Garnier)
Opéra, Paris

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Chocolat Guérin-Boutron
À l'Opéra

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Au Bon Marché, Paris
La Gigue

Theatregoers (Collectible Card: Autriche, Chicorée Jh. Lervilles

Theatergoers (Collectible Card, Chocolat des Gourmets, Café des Gourmets)
Au Café Concert

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Liebig

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Chocolat Poulain

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Delacre

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Chocolat Guérin-Boutron, 'La Musique'
La Musique

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, Chocolat Ibled, Paris
La vie Parisienne - Au Théâtre

Theatregoers (Undivided Back)
L'Heure du Théâtre

Theatregoers; Publisher: A.S.V., Serie Voyage de noces, No. 3; sent in 1903

Theatregoers (Publisher: Beilage des 'Sect')

Theatregoers (Undivided Back; No. 4)
Costume nouveau siècle

France - Paris: Theatre de l'Atelier
Théâtre Montmartre, Paris, c. 1901

France - Paris: Moulin Rouge
Moulin Rouge, Paris

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Davidson Bros., Serie 2511; sent within Malton/Yorkshire in 1904)
Tom Browne: Ma and Pa take the children out

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Davidson Bros., Serie 2511)
Tom Browne: In the pit

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Davidson Bros., Serie 2511; sent in 1906)
Tom Browne: Up in the Gods

Germany - Frankfurt am Main: Alte Oper
Opernhaus Frankfurt, c. 1900

Germany - Hamburg: Hammonia-Varieté
Hammonia-Varieté, Hamburg, around 1900

Switzerland - Zuerich: Corso-Theater
Corso-Theater, Zürich, around 1900

Austria - Graz: Orpheum (old)
Orpheum, Graz, c. 1901

Germany - Berlin: Reichshallen-Theater
Reichshallen-Theater, Berlin, c. 1903

Spain - Puigcerda: Casino Cereta
Casino Cereta, Puigcerda, c. 1904

Germany - Oybin: Waldtheater
An open-air crowd at Waldtheater Oybin

Netherland - Valkenburg: Openluchttheater
open-air crowd at Openluchttheater Valkenburg

Greece - Thessaloniki: open-air theatre
open-air crowd at Thessaloniki

China - Shanghai: Unidentified Theatre
Shanghai, China

Japan - Nagasaki: Unidentified Theatre
Tea during the performance at a theatre in Nagasaki, Japan

The Netherlands - Amsterdam: Stadsschouwburg
Martin Monnickendam: Spectators in a box
in the Amsterdam Stadsschouwburg, 1912

Theatregoers (Mauzan: Ottobre; Uff. Rev. Stampa, Milano)
L. A. Mauzan: Ottobre

Theatregoers (Publisher: ?, Paris)
Au théâtre un beau décolleté.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Sepia Series Post Cards, Lovers Series 126; No. 888; James Henderson & Sons, London; Printed in Saxony)
'Romeo and Juliet'. The Balcony Scene.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: James Henderson & Sons, London; Pictorial Comedy, Post Cards No. 135)
The man she really cares for sits in the gallery.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: James Henderson & Sons, London; The Gibson Post Cards, No. 139)
At a Comedy.

Printed in Saxony; No. 1305/63
All boys like the show girls

Theatregoers (Divided Back; sent within the Netherlands, postmark illegible)
Toon en Toos in de Opera.
Kijk ereis is.

Theatregoers (Publisher: C. W. Faulkner & Co., London, Series No. 1010)
Clarence F. Underwood: The Only Two at the Opera

Theatregoers (Tuck's Post Card; Connoisseur Series, No. 2823)
Clarence F. Underwood: The Opera Girl

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Reinthal & Newman, Pub., N. Y.; No. 81; sent from Leeuwarden to De Bilt, 1919)
The Stage of Life.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Reinthal & Newman, Pub., N. Y., Entered Stationers Hall, London; Series 94; sent within Bruxelles, 1913)
Philip Boileau: At the Opera.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Edizione artistica Ars Parva; S 357-3)
Peccato di Desiderio. Choix difficile. A difficult decision.

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Berlin; Kollektion 'Moderne Meister', Serie XXIII 'Aus dem Weltstadtleben')
from the series "Aus dem Weltstadtleben"
(Life in the Metropolis),
after a painting by Fortuny, Paris

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons; Kollektion 'Moderne Meister', Serie 'Die Oberen Zehntausend')
from the series "Die oberen Zehntausend" (The Upper Ten Thousand),
after a painting by E. Occhipinti, Paris

France - Paris: Opera (Palais Garnier)
Opéra, Paris

United Kingdom - Southampton: Palace of Varieties Theatre
Palace of Varieties Theatre, Southampton, 2 July 1912

Germany - Braunschweig: Staatstheater
The ducal box at the Court Theatre, Braunschweig, 1913

Theatergoers (Undivided Back; Publisher: Clément, Tournier et Cie., Genève; Serie 623)
Le Théâtre

Theatergoers (advertisement card for the Nouveau Cirque, 251 rue St Honoré, Paris)
advertisement card for the Nouveau Cirque, Paris (see reverse scan),
illustration by Albert Guillaume

Theatregoers
Optimisme. - Mais... le fameux collier de perles
de cette danseuse... c'est du toc!... -
Oh! Vous savez, au théâtre, les bijoux faux,
il n'ya que cela de vrai.

Theatregoers
- Sa voix est délicieuse..., elle a
des notes excessivement élevées...
- Chez le couturier surtout...
(illustration by Albert Guillaume)

Theatregoers (signed: R. C.)
Le Père Boniface au Théâtre
L'Acteur. - Misérable traître, fais ton acte de
contrition, tu vas mourir!...
Le Père Boniface. - Arrête dan ! arrête dan
man ils d' garce ! va pas l' tuer terjou,
un père thia trois enfants !

Theatregoers (Palmin collecting card; Serie 67 Besuch vom Lande, Bild 6 Im Theater
Besuch vom Lande - Im Theater

Theatregoers (Publisher: The Satire Series; No. 46)
Gentlemen will find a lot to interest them
by looking down the Ladies Column.

Theatregoers (Undivided Back)
Au Théâtre

Theatregoers (Undivided Back; Publisher: A. Bergeret, Nancy; Sent Paris to Cannes, 1903)
La Journée de la Parisienne -
Parée ainsi qu'une marquise
Dans sa loge de l'Opéra
Elle sait qu'on la trouvera
Toujours exquise.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; advertisement card for Malaceine, Paris
Propos de Première

Theatregoers
At the Opera

Theatregoers (Copyright P. Gordon 1908)
P. Gordon: Opera Girl, 1908

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Rembrandesque Series; 911; sent within England, 1904
At the Opera

Theatregoers (Divided Back; sent from Hamburg to Bonn, Germany, 1912)
In der Loge.

Theatregoers; Publisher: Amag; 60965
Lieben und Leben
Auf der Bühen wie im Leben
Nur ein Suchenund ein Streben
Nach dem schönsten aller Triebe,
Leidenschaft und Menschenliebe.

Theatregoers; Copyright 1908 by S. Keary
The Merry Widow
Friday
Her next number on the programme
Is to hear an opera with one she admires
For a new matrimonial alliance
She already desires.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: D. K. & Co., P.; text dated 1918)
J. Urban: Im Theater

Theatregoers (Divided Back; B. K. W. I. [Brueder Kohn, Wien I]; N4. 1070)
Robert Schiff: Theaterloge

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons, Oilette, Postcard 9158)
In the Smart Set. Friday - At the Play.

Theatregoers (Unidivided Back; NED)
Le music-hall

Theatregoers (Divided Back, Publisher: D. D.)
Au Spectacle.
La dame. - C'est fou, Monsieur, l'avant-scène
est archi-comble!
Le monsieur. - En effet, il y a du monde au balcon!
(by A. Gaillard)

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: David Allen & Sons, London)
Albert Morrow: There - there is my child

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: C. W. Faulkner & Co., London; The CWF Series; Series 1028)
Ernest Ibbetson: The Pierrots.

Theatregoers (Publisher: Bamforth & Co., Holmfirth and New York; 4042)
Would you mind removing your hat? -
Certainly not! And besides, you're
much too young to look at a turn like this.

Theatregoers (Im Theater; Ges. gesch. Copyright S. No. 389 I.)

Theatregoers (B. K. W. I. [Brüder Kohn, Wien I]; 712/5)
Der Sepp im Theater.
Beim Trauerspiel.
Theatregoers (B. K. W. I. [Brüder Kohn, Wien I]; 712/2)
Der Sepp im Theater.
Beim der Posse.

Theatregoers
Willi Scheuermann: Raffkes im Theater [parvenus at the theatre]

Theatregoers
Fritz Gareis jun.: Die Premiere

Theatregoers
Fritz Gareis jun.: Die Gratis-Loge

Theatregoers
Fritz Gareis jun.: Das pikante Stück

Germany - Leipzig: Schauspielhaus (old)
Schauspielhaus, Leipzig

Theatregoers (Le Théâtre, G. Bell and Sons Ltd., London)
Le Théâtre (language practising card, see reverse scan)

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: P. B.)
Xavier Sager: Music-Hall - Great success

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: P. G., Paris ; 565)
Xavier Sager: Le Music-Hall

Theatergoers (Undivided Back postcard)
Orens: Le Gala à l'Opéra, 1903

USA - New York, NY: Metropolitan Opera House (old)
Opening Night at the Grand Opera, New York, 1903

Theatergoers (H. [sic!] Caputo: L'avant-scène, Salon 1910)
Ulisse Caputo: L'avant-scène, c. 1909

Theatergoers
orginal pencil drawing on a postcard sent
from Berlin-Charlottenburg to Heiner Mauermayer
(a painter in München) on 8 November 1909,
signed by Hans and Marie

Theatergoers (August Macke: Russisches Ballett; Emil Fink Verlag, Stuttgart, Nr. 7394)
August Macke: Russisches Ballett, 1912

Theatergoers (Publisher: Izogiz, Moskva; 9-533-6; 1961)
Boris Kustodiev: V Loshe (In the Box)

Theatergoers (André Humbert: La Loge, Salon 1914)
André Humbert: La Loge, 1914

Theatergoers (Publisher: Inter-Art Co., London; Valiant Series, No. 1121)
We all think you're acting fine.
Joue bien ton role, Tommy!
(World War I patriotic cartoon by Fred Spurgin)

Theatregoers
Vorstellung in einem Theater an der Ostfront

Theatregoers (Künstler-Postkartenreihe 'In Ruhe'; Nr. 4; rubber stamp: Verlag des Deutschen vereins für Sanitätshunde)
Feldgraues Liebhabertheater

Theatergoers (Marianne von Werefkin: Marionettentheater - im Vordergrund Jawlensky und Marianne von Werefkin, 1917, Gebr. König Postkartenverlag, Köln; LBHM 107)
Marianne von Werefkin: Marionettentheater, 1917

Theatregoers (Diviced Back; Publisher: J. K. P. 239; sent within Czechoslovaka, 1926
A. Růžička: Während der Vorstellung. Mezi představením.
Pendant la représentation. 1916.

Theatregoers
A couple in a theatre box, by Bianchi

Theatregoers (B. K. W. I. [Brueder Kohn, Wien I]; 819-1
Tony Pfoser: Klassisches Drama
Theatregoers (B. K. W. I. [Brueder Kohn, Wien I]; 819-2
Tony Pfoser: Volksstück

Theatergoers (Publisher: Editions du Castelet, Boulogne; 141/411)
La Loge, tapisserie des Gobelins
d'après Félix Bracquemond

USA - New York: Metropolitan Opera (old)
Gala opening at the old Metropolitan Opera, New York

Theatregoers (Publisher: The Gibson Co., Cincinnati - New York; sent in 1913   Theatregoers (Publisher: Uff. Rev. Stampa Milano, 28-3-17, N. 117; 218-6

Theatregoers (Publisher: HAndel-Mazzetti-Künstlerpostkarte des Vereins der Jugendfreunde für Oberösterreich, Linz; Kunstdruckerei Herold, Wien; Nr. 9)
Max Kislinger: Brüderlein und Schwesterlein, 1923

Theatregoers (Publisher: W S+S B; 8562; sent within Germany, 1935)
10 Gebote für Theaterbesucher.

Theatregoers (Publisher: The Lawrence & Jellicoe Series Post Cards; Printed in England
Wild Oats

Theatregoers (Undivided Back; sent in 1917)
A. Bertiglia: Jalousie

Theatregoers (Divided Back; British Manufature; No. 923; sent in 1917)
I've struck oil!

Theatregoers (Divided Back; sent from Geneva, Switzerland, in 1929)
Grand Opéra. Le Spectateur. - 'La prochaîne fois
je me mettrais du coton dans les oreilles!..'

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: W. D. B. Bussum, Printed in Holland)
In the Opera

Theatergoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Neue Photographische Gesellschaft AG, Berlin-Steglitz; Nr. 429)
Wilhelm Wolff, Berlin: In der Loge


Eva May

France - Paris: Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, 1926

Theatergoers (Staatsgalerie Stuttgart)
Max Beckmann: Die Loge, 1928

Italy - Montecastello di Vibio: Teatro della Concordia
Teatro della Concordia, Montecastello di Vibio, 1929

France - Val de Briey: Espace Saint Pierremont, Mancieulles
Salle de Spectacles de la S. A. des Mines de Fer de Saint-Pierremont, France

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Pulisher: Marque E. R.; sent from Alençon(?) to Avize, postmark illegible)
L'armée moderne. 6 h du soir - Au théâtre

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: J. Nozais, Nantes; No. 189)
Au Théâtre - La pièce rigouillarde

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: H. B. Series, London; No. 1372)
If they caught me doing a thing
like that in the public streets
they'd turn me in!

Theatregoers (Hold-to-light Card; Undivided Back; Nr. 44)
Gelangweilt sitz'st Du im Theater,
Die Oper 'fad', das Schauspiel 'fader',
Doch hält das Bild man gegen's Licht,
Theatregoers (Hold-to-light Card; Undivided Back; Nr. 44)
Verändert rasch sich Dein Gesicht.
Bei diesem Anblick glaub' ich schier,
Genüg'n Dir nicht der Augen vier.

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Gegen das Licht halten; Publisher. W S + S B 1321)

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Gegen das Licht halten; Publisher. W S + S B 1321)
Wozu mußt Du auf die Bühne seh'n, bin ich nicht auch so schön?

Theatregoers (Divided Back; A. H. Posters; Copyright 1907 C. Eckstone.)
A spectacular show is one the baldheads now view through spectacles
(by C. Eckstone)

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: M. D. Paris; Série No. 175)
Tu comprends, Bobonne, ça rapproche
tellement, ces jumelles!

France - Paris: Moulin Rouge
Nous pourrions être mieux placés...

Theatregoers (Divided Back)
Les joies du Théâtre


Aleksandr A. Deyneka: Zriteli (Audience), 1929

Palmin-Post-Sammelbild: Die Buehne im Wandel der Zeiten - Picture #4
marionettes theatre, c. 1930

Germany - Berlin: Scala
Variety at the Scala, Berlin, c. 1932

Theatregoers (Publisher: Aurora, Leningrad, 1982)
Konstantin I. Rudakov: V Teatre, 1932


Yuri I. Pimenov: V teatre (At the Theatre), 1934

Monaco - Monte-Carlo: Opera de Monte-Carlo
Opéra de Monte-Carlo, 1941


C. Breveglieri: Teatro, 1947


Italian poster for the 1949 film
"That Forsyte Woman"

Publisher: Michel Roy et Imp.-Ed. F. Robaudy, Cannes, France
Jean-Gabriel Domergue: La loge

United Kingdom - London: Royal Opera House Covent Garden
The Royal Family at Covent Garden, London, 1950


Yelena L. Leonova: Deti v teatre (published in 1955)

Theatregoers; Collectible Card, J. Wix & Sons; 'Henry'

Germany - Essen: Kleinkunstbuehne

Germany - Essen: Kleinkunstbuehne
Housewives' afternoon at a variety theatre, Essen

Pitlochry: Festival Theatre (old)
Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Hyperémotivité... Atarax, advertisement postcard by Union Chimique Belge S. A., Bruxelles, sent in 1956
Hyperémotivité... Atarax
(Belgian advertisement card, sent in 1956)

Theatregoers (Divided Back)
"Lend me your glasses a minute" - "No fear! you wouldn't
lend me your ear trumpet at the Symphony Concert"

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: The Regent Publishing Co., London; No. 7003 )
Damn it, I've only brought
my reading glasses

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Bamforth & Co., Holmfirth; Comic Series, No. 1441; signed Fitzpatrick)
"This chap's bird imitations are just like the real thing Bert!!"
"Blimey! - You're telling me!"

Theatregoers (Divided Back; Publisher: Inter-Art Comique Series, London)
Make a wish, old Boy!


Schorsch un Schaa
'Schorsch, ich hätt gern e Glas'
'Da hast de meins!'
'Hör uff - ich maan e volles!'
(advertisement card for Binding Bier,
Frankfurt am Main)

Theatregoers (Publisher: Les Sept Boules de Cristal)
Hergé: Tintin and Captain Haddock listening to La Castafiore

Theatregoers (Publisher: art concept, Bielfeld; Kermit Collection; 1050-255)
Die Frage ist, der wievielte Geburtstag ist das? -
Nein, die Frage ist, wen interessiert's!
(Statler and Waldorf, characters from The Muppet Show)

Theatregoers (Maximum Card; Deutsche Bundespost 1993; Publisher: Fidacos)
A. Paul Weber: Publikum, 1970

Where did you learn that double-tickle Bert?
Where did you learn that double-tickle Bert?

Russia - Moskva: Bolshoi Teatr
Bolshoi Theatre, Moskva

Poland - Cieszyn: Teatr im. Adama Mickiewicza
Teatr im. Adama Mickiewicza, Cieszyn

Sweden - Drottningholm: Slottsteater
Slottsteater, Drottningholm, Sweden

Netherlands - Groningen: Stadsschouwburg
Stadsschouwburg, Groningen

Germany - Muenchen: Cuvillies-Theater
Cuvilliés-Theater, München

France - Menton: Centre de vacances Roger Latournerie - Salle de spectacles
Centre de vacances Latournerie, Menton

United Kingdon - London: Tricycle Theatre
"Seasoned First-Nighters and a First-time Theatregoer",
Tricycle Theatre, London

Photograph 1981 by Alfred Gescheidt; Collector's Edition; SA18

Germany - Berlin: Haus der Berliner Festspiele
Freie Volksbühne, Berlin, 1990

France - Paris: Opera (Palais Garnier)
Opéra (Palais Garnier), Paris, c. 1997
France - Paris: Opera Bastille
Opéra Bastille, Paris, c. 1997
Advertisement Card for Opera de Paris
Opéra, Paris, c. 1998
Advertisement Card for Opera de Paris
Opéra (Palais Garnier), Paris, c. 1998

Advertisement Card by the city government for the theatres of Paris, 1997

Advertisement Card for the Vancouver Fringe Festival, 1999

Germany - Weimar: Deutsches Nationaltheater
Deutsches Nationaltheater, Weimar

France - Le Havre: Le Volcan
Le Volcan, Le Havre

Germany - Erfurt: Theater (new)
Theater, Erfurt

Grusspostkarte von Edgar! #1036
painting by Andy Hertel

Advertisement Card for Studio Théâtre Alain de Bock & Katherine Gabelle, Paris
Advertisement Card for Printemps de la scène, Théâtre de la Duchère, Lyon, 2001 Advertisement Card for Printemps de la scène, Théâtre de la Duchère, Lyon, 2002

France - Paris: Opera Bastille
Opéra Bastille, Paris, ca. 2003

Advertisement Card for the Festival Côte Rires, Capbreton, France, 2004

Theatregoers (Publisher: Lanoo, Tielt, Belgium; 25018/1)

Theatregoers (Publisher: Printed in Russia, Saint-Petersburg, 2017)
Trevor Mitchell: The Nativity Play

Intermission

France - Paris: Comedie-Francaise
Comédie-Française, Paris, c. 1858

France - Paris: Comedie-Francaise
Comédie-Française, Paris, 1885

France - Paris: Opéra (Palais Garnier)
Patrons meeting ballerinas during an intermission
at the Paris Opéra - a favourite erotic pastime of the late 19th century

Pndant l'entracte
Pendant l'entracte

Germany - Bayreuth: Festspielhaus
Festspielhaus Bayreuth, 1892

Theatregoers (Undivided Back; dated 1899, sent from Belgium to Paris; but surely an Austrian illustration)
Zwischen-Act-Gigerln (intermission dandies), c. 1899

Theatergoers (Imp. I. Lapina, Paris; Guerre Européenne de 1914-1915, Èdition Patriotique; sent in 1915)
Albert Guillaume: 15 minutes d'entr'acte

Bebe au Theatre
Bébé au Théâtre

La Famille Durand au Theatre
La Famille Durand au Théâtre

United Kingdom - London: London Coliseum
Tea Room at the London Coliseum, c. 1905

Pitlochry: Festival Theatre (new)
Bar at Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Glyndebourne: Opera House
Glyndebourne Festival audience strolling the grounds

Ireland - Wexford: Theatre Royal
Theatre Royal patrons during an intermission
of Wexford Festival Opera

Germany - Hannover: Opernhaus
Champagne at Opernhaus Hannover

France - Paris: Opera Bastille
Opéra Bastille, Paris, ca. 2003

Germany - Bayreuth: Festspielhaus
Intermission is over!
(Fanfare at the Festspielhaus, Bayreuth)

Applause!


H. Daumier: Croquis Dramatiques.
Un rappel de chanteuse... scène de haute comédie, 1857


B. I. Lebedev: Nikolai Stankevich at a Moscow Theatre
(published in 1981)

Collectible Card, 'Ballet', Chocolat Guérin-Boutron

France - Paris: Salle de la rue Le Peletier
Edgar Degas: Fin d'arabesque, 1877

Germany - Weimar: Deutsches Nationaltheater
A gala performance at the Weimar Court Theatre


Au Théâtre - Bravo, 1904

Propos Interrompus
Propos Interrompus

Bebe au Theatre
Bébé au Théâtre

La Famille Durand au Theatre
La Famille Durand au Théâtre


A Great Hit


I wonder if you'll miss me sometimes.


William Laparra: L'Ovation (Salon 1906)


Léon Galand: L'Ovation (Salon de 1913)

Germany - München: Cuvillies-Theater (Altes Residenztheater)
Altes Residenztheater, München


Pyotr A. Oborin: Pervyi uspekh [First Success]

Publisher: Asheville Post Card Co., Asheville, N. C.
Henry - remember your blood pressure!

USA - Sarasota: Asolo Theatre
Asolo Theatre, Sarasota

Germany - Berlin: Deutsches Theater
Deutsches Theater, Berlin, 1950

Venezia: Teatro La Fenice
Maria Callas at Teatro La Fenice, Venezia, 1954

Italy - Roma: Fantasie di Trastevere
Fantasie di Trastevere, Roma

Germany - Hamburg: Staatsoper
Staatsoper, Hamburg

Germany - Ludwigshafen: Prinzregenten-Theater
Prinzregenten-Theater, Ludwigshafen

USA - Ashland, OR: Angus Bowmer Theatre
Oroegon Shakespearean Festival, Ashland

Germany - Berlin: Theater des Westens
Theater des Westens, Berlin, ca. 1995


France, 1997

Ireland - Wexford: National Opera House
National Opera House, Wexford

Brazil - Belem: Theatro da Paz
Theatro da Paz, Belém

Germany - Freiberg (Sachsen): Stadttheater
Stadttheater, Freiberg

United Kingdom - London: Cambridge Theatre
Cambridge Theatre, London

At the cloakroom again

Propos Interrompus
Propos Interrompus

Paris: Theatre de l'Opera (Palais Garnier)
Xavier Sager: Sortie de l'Opéra, Paris

Theatregoers (Publisher: M. M. Vienne [Wien], M. Munk; Nr. 578)
À l'Opéra

Theatregoers (Publisher: Braun & Cie., Salons de Paris; 0312)
Albert Guillaume: Vestiaire

Theatregoers (Publisher: Homburg AG, Frankfurt am Main)

Theatregoers (Publisher: Valentine Series; Divided Back)
The Bashful Man leaving the Theatre

Leaving the theatre

France - Paris: Salle du Palais-Royal (1770-1781)
Salle du Palais-Royal, Paris, 1770s

Theatregoers
Theobald von Oer: Huldigung Schillers
beim Verlassen des Theaters

Theatregoers
L. Nepomnyashchy: Chopin leaving the theatre
(from a postcard series published in Moskva, Soviet Union, 1980)

Germany - Duesseldorf: Apollo-Theater
Apollo-Theater, Düsseldorf

Germany - Bayreuth: Festspielhaus
Richard-Wagner-Festspiele, Bayreuth, 1896

Austria - Wien: Burgtheater
Burgtheater, Wien

France - Paris: Olympia
Olympia, Paris

Theatregoers (Publisher: Davidson Bros.; Serie 2511)
Tom Browne: After the play.

France - Paris: Opera
Opéra, Paris

France - Paris: Opera
Le sortie de l'Opéra, Paris

Austria - Wien: Burgtheater
Burgtheater, Wien

Germany - München: Nationaltheater
Nationaltheater, München

Theatregoers (Publisher: Tuck & Sons, London Life, Series V)
London Life. After the Theatre.

United Kingdom - London: St. James Theatre
St. James' Theatre, London

Germany - München: Nationaltheater
Nationaltheater, München

Switzerland - Basel: Kino Pathe Kuechlin
Küchlin's Varieté-Theater, Basel

France - Paris: Theatre du Vaudeville
Théâtre du Vaudeville, Paris

Germany - Dortmund: Stadttheater (old)
Stadttheater, Dortmund

Switzerland - Zurich: Opernhaus
Stadttheater (Opernhaus), Zürich

Switzerland - Geneve: Grand Theatre
Grand-Théâtre, Genève

United Kingdom - London: St. James Theatre
St. James' Theatre, London

Italy - Milano: Teatro alla Scala
Teatro alla Scala, Milano, 1937

Germany - Bernburg: Carl-Maria-von-Weber-Theater
Stadttheater, Bernburg

Monaco - Opéra Monte-Carlo
Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monaco - Opéra Monte-Carlo
Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Italy - Venezia: Teatro La Fenice
Teatro La Fenice, Venezia

After-show hangouts


Nach der Oper im Kaiserhof Berlin


After the Theatre at the Knickerbocker


Nach dem Theater, nach der Abend-Unterhaltung
(advertisement for German wine, 1927)

Getting home


A. Faugeron, Le Métro à la sortie de l'Opéra, 1909


F. Macleod: The last car from the theatre, 1908

Theatre-Land from Metro-Land and back
Theatre-Land from Metro-Land and back.
Late return trains have Pullmans serving supper
(modern repro of a 1930s illustration[?])

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