Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen-Anhalt
City: Magdeburg
Location: Am Alten Theater (Kaiserstraße)

Built 1873-1876 by Richard Lucae. Opened 6 May 1876 with Goethe's "Egmont" (with incidental music by Ludwig van Beethoven). Originally ca. 1300 seats, later ca. 1200 seats. Destroyed in World War II. Remains demolished in 1958.

Notable world premieres:

  • Kurt Weill: Der Silbersee (18 Feb 1933, also at Leipzig and Erfurt)

Link: Wikipedia

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Picture: above left: Stadttheater and theatre garden restaurant, above middle: central station, above right: Emperor Wilhelm monument, below left: theatre café (see detail)
Front Text: "Gruss aus dem Stadttheater Restaurant und Café in Magdeburg", above middle: "Central Bahnhof", above right: "Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmal", below left: "Café"
Publisher: Kunstanstalt Gebr. Bethke, Magdeburg
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by the private postal service "Courier Privatstadtbrf.Beförderung", within Magdeburg, 1898

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Front Text: "Gruß aus Magdeburg - Stadttheater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Magdeburg to Neuhaldersleben, 1913

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Front Text: "Magdeburg - Stadt-Theater"
Publisher: Trinks & Co. G.m.b.H., Leipzig
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Picture: after the façade alteration and addition of a café terrasse
Front Text: "Magdeburg - Stadttheater"
Publisher: J. Bettenhausen & Sohn, Dresden
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Front Text: "Magdeburg. Stadttheater"
Publisher: W. Klautzsch, Magdeburg; Nr. 40
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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