Luzern: Luzerner Theater

Country: Switzerland (Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera/Svizera)
Canton: Luzern
City: Luzern
Location: Theaterplatz

Built 1838-1839 as "Stadttheater" by Louis Pfyffer von Wyher. Various minor rebuildings. 1924 severely damaged by a fire. Subsequently restored to altered plans, with only the original middle tract remaining. Also known as "Theater an der Reuss". Used for opera, ballet and drama performances by the resident companies.

Notable world premieres:

  • Pavel Kohout: Ruleta (18 Aug 1975)


[Luzern: Luzerner Theater] Front Text: "Luzern, Stadtteater"
Publisher: E. Goetz, Luzern; No. 1644
Size: Classic
Sent: from Luzern to Berlin (Germany), 1903

[Luzern: Luzerner Theater] Picture: left: Kapellbrücke and Wasserturm, centre: Luzerner Theater, right: Jesuitenkirche, background: Pilatus mountain
Reverse Text: "Luzern - Lucerne, Kapellbrücke, Pilatus, Jesuitenkirche"
Publisher: Photoglob, Zürich/Vevey
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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