Basel: Theater (new)

Country: Switzerland (Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizera)
Canton: Basel-Stadt
City: Basel
Location: Theaterstrasse 7 / Theaterplatz / Klosterberg / Elisabethenstrasse / Steinenberg

Built 1968-1975 by Schwarz & Gutmann (Frank Gloor, Rolf Gutmann, Hans Schüpbach and Felix Schwarz), located next to the former Stadttheater (demolished 6 Aug 1975). Opened 3 Oct 1975 as "Stadttheater". The complex includes two theatre halls (ca. 1000 seats and 320 seats). 1988 renamed "Theater Basel".

Notable world premieres:

  • Heinrich Henkel: Altrosa (21 Jan 1983)
  • Dieter Forte: Das Labyrinth der Träume oder Wie man den Kopf vom Körper trennt (10 Mar 1983)
  • Lukas Bärfuss: Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern (13 Feb 2003)

Links: www.theater-basel.ch, Wikipedia

[Basel: Theater (new)] Reverse Text: "Basel - Bâle, Tinguely-Brunnen beim Stadttheater"
Publisher: Orell Füssli, Zürich; Photoglob, Zürich; 10493
Size: Modern
Sent: to Düsseldorf, 1987


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