Wien: Stadttheater

Country: Austria (Österreich)
State: Wien
City: Wien
Location: 1.; Himmelpfortgasse 25 / Seilerstätte 9 / Schellinggasse 4

Built 1871-1872 as private theatre by Ferdinand Fellner & Hermann Helmer. Opened 15 September 1872 with Schiller's "Demetrius" (in a version by Heinrich Laube). Ca. 1500 seats. Destroyed by a fire on 16 May 1884.

[1887-1888 Fellner & Helmer built a new building complex at the site of the Stadttheater, while preserving the old façade. Opened 1888 as "Concert- und Ballhaus Ronacher" including a variety theatre and a hotel.]

[Wien: Stadttheater] Picture from a Souvenir Album, ca. 1873 (not a postcard)
Caption: "Neues Stadttheater - Nouveau Théâtre de la Ville - New Town-Theatre"
Publisher: Verlag von Paul Kientzl, Wien
Size: 14 x 9.5 cm

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[Wien: Stadttheater]


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