|Wels: Stadttheater Greif|
Country: Austria (Österreich)
City, State: Wels, Oberösterreich
Location: Kaiser-Josef-Platz 50-51
Until 1904, used as concert hall and ballroom for the "Hotel zum Greifen". 1904 converted to a theatre proper and renamed "Stadttheater". Destroyed by bombs on 25 Dec 1944. 1946-1948 reconstruction. Since then until the 1970s, mainly used as a cinema and, once a week, for theatre performances. 1957 stage modernization. 1988 rebuilding of the stagehouse. Currently used for theatre performances, concerts, as a cinema, and for balls and small congresses. 630 seats.
Front Text: "Wels, O.-Ö., Marktplatz mit Kaiser Josef-Denkmal und Theater"; inscription on clock tower: "Bahnzeit" [railway time], on monument: "Josef II.", on the theatre building (behind the monument): "Theater"|
Publisher: Verlag J. Bettenhausen, Wien; 199
Type: Divided Back
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