Halle (Saale): Steintor-VarietÚ

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen-Anhalt
City: Halle (Saale)
Location: Am Steintor 10

Built 1867 by Suvern as a hippodrome. 1868 converted into a ballroom. Rebuilt 1888-1889 as a theatre by O. Stengel. Opened 1 Feb 1889 as "Walhalla-Theater". Used as a variety theatre and for operetta performances. 1909 restorations, installation of an iron curtain. 1920 major exterior and interior rebuilding (new fašade, interior adapted for cinema use). Since 1922, again used as variety theatre. Closed 1934. Re-opened 1943 as "Steintor-VarietÚ". Closed 1944, re-opened 1945. 1955 re-conversion to a theatre proper. Since 1968, used for concerts by the "Hallesche Philharmonie" orchestra. 1989 interior alterations. 924 seats. Currently operated as a private variety theatre. Used for variety, revue, musical, cabaret performances and for concerts.

Links: www.steintor.de, Wikipedia

Halle (Saale): Steintor-Variete Front Text: "Halle a. d. Saale - Am Walhalla-Theater", inscription on building: "Walhalla"
Publisher: Fr. Hermann Schulze, Halle (Saale); No. 117
Size: Classic
Sent: from Halle to Koog Zaandijk (Netherlands), 1931

Halle (Saale): Steintor-Variete Front Text: inscription: "Steintor VarietÚ", poster: advertising the production "Schwarz Wei▀"
Publisher: Foto Bithorm
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: Not sent.

Halle (Saale): Steintor-Variete Front Text: "Halle (Saale) - Steintor-VarietÚ", inscription: "Steintor VarietÚ", poster: advertising "Treffpunkt Musik"
Publisher: Heldge-Verlag KG, K÷then/Anhalt
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

For other postcards of this theatre, see Halle: Cards showing various theatres.

Permanent link: https://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/1867