|Berlin: Theater am Kurfürstendamm|
Country: Germany (Deutschland)
Location: Charlottenburg, Kurfürstendamm 208-209
Originally built 1904-1905. 1908 installation of a theatre hall. 1921-1923 installation of a theatre proper. 1925 rebuilding by Oskar Kaufmann. 1930-1931 major rebuilding by Oskar Kaufmann for the theatre director, Max Reinhardt. 1936 rebuilding by Carl Cramer. Damaged in World War II. After 1945, restoration and auditorium simplification by Helmut Remmelmann and Fritz Gaulke. Used by the "Freie Volksbühne" company. 1971 exterior rebuilding by Sigrid Kressmann-Zschach, incorporating the theatre hall in the new "Kurfürstendamm-Karree" complex. Used as a private theatre for light drama and comedy performances. Closed 2018. The Berlin government refused to list the theatre and its neighbour theatre "Komödie am Kurfürstendamm" as cultural heritage monuments, despite their eminent historical and architectural significance. Demolished 2018-2019 by the owners (Cells Bauwelt) for commercial reasons.
Front Text: "Berlin bei Nacht. Rumpelmeyer. Theater am Kurfürstendamm. Komödie.", sign: "Theater am Kurfürstendamm"|
Publisher: IWB; Nr. 623
Type: Real Photo
Sent: from Berlin to Augsburg, 1927
Picture: Kurfürstendamm façade after the 1971 rebuilding|
Front Text: "Berliner Leben", sign: "Theater am Kurfürstendamm", marquee: "Anaid Iplicjian - Alexander Kerste- [A]capulco, Madame"
Reverse Text: "Berlin - Kurfürstendamm"
Publisher: Edition Kunst und Bild; Serie "Berliner Leben"; BL 13
|Permanent link: https://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/1697|