Innsbruck: Tiroler Landestheater

Country: Austria (Österreich)
State: Tirol
City: Innsbruck
Location: Rennweg 2

Built 1844-1846 by Giuseppe Segusini as "K. k. Nationaltheater" at the site of the demolished "Hof-Nationaltheater" (built 1653-1654 by Christoph Gumpp, rebuilt 1765). Opened 19 April 1846 with three premieres within a week: Bauernfeld's "Ein deutscher Krieger", Nestroy's "Der Zerissene", and Donizetti's "Lucrezia Borgia". 1851 renovations due to structural safety concerns. 1886 renamed "Stadttheater". 1893 renovations and electrification. 1904 rebuilding by Anton Norer. 1945 renamed "Tiroler Landestheater". 1962-1967 major interior rebuilding, renovation and extension by Erich Boltenstern (after complaints about construction shortcomings and dilapidation since at least 1851). Re-opened 17 November 1967 with Raimund's "Der Alpenkönig und der Menschenfeind". Originally 1600 seats, today 881 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Ottorino Respighi: Cesare Borgia (1957)
  • Felix Mitterer: Kein schöner Land (12 Apr 1987)
  • Elfriede Jelinek: Präsident Abendwind (20 Nov 1992)

Link: www.landestheater.at

[Innsbruck: Tiroler Landestheater] Picture: right: Landestheater
Front Text: "Rennweg und Theater - Innsbruck"
Publisher: Stengel & Co., Dresden und Berlin; 3916
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Oberperfuss to Wien, 190? [postmark parly illegible]

[Innsbruck: Tiroler Landestheater] Front Text: "Innsbruck, Stadttheater", inscription: "Stadttheater"
Publisher: Verlag von Fritz Gratl, Innsbruck
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Innsbruck: Tiroler Landestheater] Picture: Leopoldsbrunnen fountain in front of the theatre
Front Text: "Innsbruck - Leopoldsbrunnen", inscription: "...theater"
Publisher: A. Redlich, Innsbruck
Type: "Künstler-Steinzeichnung"
Size: Classic
Sent: from Innsbruck to Königsberg (= Kaliningrad, Russia), 1912

[Innsbruck: Tiroler Landestheater] Front Text: inscription: "Stadttheater"
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Innsbruck to Regensburg (Germany), 1941

Innsbruck: Tiroler Landestheater / Stadtsaal (new) Picture: left: Landestheater, right: Stadtsaal (new)
Front Text: inscription: "Landestheater"
Reverse Text: "Innsbruck, Tiroler Landestheater, Stadtsaal und Stadtcafé"
Publisher: Verlag Viktor Holy und Sohn, Innsbruck; 191
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Innsbruck: Tiroler Landestheater] Front Text: "Dinge gehen vor im Mond, die das Kalb selbst nicht gewohnt" [nonsense rhyme]; inscription: "Landestheater"
Reverse Text: "vollMond im Tiroler Landestheater im Foyer der Kammerspiele - 24.10., 23.11, 22.12, 21.1, 19.2, 18.3., 18.5., 16.6 1999/2000 - Beginn ab 20.00 Eintritt 90.- ATS, Buffet geöffnet. Auch für Werwölfe!"
Publisher: Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck
Type: Moonlight Card; Advertisement Card
Size: Modern
Not sent.

For other pictures of this theatre, see Insbruck: Stadtsaal (old).

Permanent link: http://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/19

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