Amsterdam: Koninklijk Theater Carré

Country: Netherlands (Nederland)
Province: Noord-Holland
City: Amsterdam
Location: Amstel 115-125

Built 1887 as a circus building by J. P. F. van Rossem and W. J. Vuyk within eight months for the circus master, Oscar Carré. Opened 3 Dec 1887 as "Koninklijk Nederlandsch Circus Directie Oscar Carré". 1893 converted into a theatre by Le Jenne. Re-opened 1893 by a variety performance of Fritz van Haarlems Specialiteitengezelschap. Various later rebuildings. 1991-1993 major rebuilding of stage house by Onno Greiner and Martien van Goor; addition of a new studio stage, "Klein Carré" (100 seats). 2004 renovations. Main auditorium: 1700 seats (circus performances), 2000 seats (theatre performances).

Used for musical performances, popular concerts, and for an annual circus season.

Links:, Wikipedia

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Front Text: "Het Prachtgebouw Kon. Ned. Circus Oscar Carré Amsterdam"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Amsterdam to Gera (Germany), 1899

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Front Text: "Theater Carré - Amstel, Amsterdam", inscription on building: "Theater Carré"
Publisher: Maatschappij Rembrandt, Utrecht
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Amsterdam, 1924

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Front Text: "Theater 'Carré' 1887-1932 Amsterdam. Het drukst b ezochte theater van Nederland - 2000 plaatsen - Varieté - Revue - Italiaansche Opera - Steeds het beste""
Reverse Text: pre-printed report about a theatre visit dated March 1938, see reverse scan
Publisher: Theater Carré; Druk Faddegon, Amsterdam
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Front Text: "Het door Oscar Carré gestichte gebouw aan de Amstel te Amsterdam, dat altijd nog zijn naam draagt en de eerste bestemming is trouw gebleven"
Publisher: Het Nederlands Zuivelbureau; Plaatje No. 20 voor het album 'De bonte droom van het circus'
Type: Collecting Card
Size: 9.0 x 5.8 cm

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Reverse Text: "Amsterdam, Amstel met gezicht op Carre"
Publisher: Sleding; Krüger; 935.261
Size: Modern
Sent: within Amsterdam, 1990

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Front Text: "Theater Carré"
Publisher: van oordt zuiver kristalsuiker
Type: Sugar Packet

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Picture: above: Reguliersbreestraat with sign of the cinema "Cineac" (see Wikipedia), below: Theater Carré
Front Text: "Amsterdam"
Reverse Text: "Amsterdam, Munttoren - Theater Carré"
Publisher: Hamar
Size: Modern
Sent: from Amsterdam to Arquata Scrivia (Italy) [postmark partly illegible]

Amsterdam: Theater Carre Stamp: "Carré"
Postmark: "Eerste dag van uitgfifte, Den Haag, 15. Nov 2004"
Size: 18.8 x 10.0 cm
Not sent.
Amsterdam: Theater Carre

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