Wien: Raimund-Theater

Country: Austria (Österreich)
State: Wien
City: Wien
Location: 6.; Wallgasse 18-20

Built in 1893 as a private theatre by Franz Roth. Named in honour of the Austrian actor and playwright, Ferdinand Raimund (1790-1836) Opened 28 November 1893 with Raimund's drama "Die gefesselte Phantasie" (with music by Wenzel Müller). Originally used for drama performances. Since 1908, mainly used for operetta performances. Since 1976, also used for musical performances. 1985 restoration. Since 1987, operated by "Vereinigte Bühnen Wien". Mainly used for major musical performances. 1640 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Carl Zeller: Der Kellermeister (21 Dec 1901)
  • Edmund Eysler: Das Zirkuskind (18 Feb 1911)
  • Heinrich Berté: Das Dreimäderlhaus (Lilac Time, 1916)
  • Robert Stolz: Der Tanz ins Glück (23 Dec 1920)
  • Peter Kreuder: Bel Ami (25 May 1960)
  • Jim Steinman/Michael Kunze: Tanz der Vampire (4 Oct 1997)
  • Rainhard Fendrich/Harold Faltermeyer: Wake up (Sep 2002)

Link: www.raimundtheater.at

[Wien: Raimund-Theater] Front Text: "Wien Raimundtheater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Wien to Dresden (Germany), 1925


[Wien: Raimund-Theater] Front Text: "Vorhangbild des Raimund-Theaters"
Publisher: B. K. W. I. (Brüder Kohn, Wien)
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.


[Wien: Raimund-Theater] Front Text: "Beim Raimundtheater - Rudolf Ander" (at the Raimund-Theater stagedoor)
Publisher: Verlag "Bediene dich selbst!", Wien
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.
see also Wien: Volkstheater for a Maximum Card with a postmark showing the Raimund-Theater


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