Opava: SlezskÚ Divadlo

Country: Czech Republic (Ceskß Republika)
City: Opava (Troppau)

Built 1882-1883 as "Stadttheater" for the city of Troppau by Eduard Labitzky with Hubert Kmentt and Josef Kmentt, as a major reconstruction of the former theatre (built 1804-1805). Opened 20 September 1883 with Ferdinand Maria Wendt's "Weihespiel" and Grillparzer's "Der Traum ein Leben". 800 seats. Damaged by a fire on 16 June 1909. Subsequently restored (using interior designs by Ferdinand Maser). 1948 major exterior reconstruction, destroying the neo-Renaissance 1883 fašade. 1955-1957 minor reconstructions. Renamed "Divadlo Zdenka NejedlÚho" in honour of the Czech musical scholar, journalist and politician, Zdenek Nejedlř (1878-1962). 1990-1992 major exterior and interior reconstruction, reconstruction of the original 1882 fašade. Used for opera and drama performances by the resident "SlezskÚ Divadlo" [Silesian Theatre] companies.

Notable world premieres:

  • Edmund Nick: ▄ber alles singt die Liebe

Link: www.divadlo-opava.cz

[Opava: Slezske Divadlo] Front Text: "Troppau, Oberring mit Theater"
Publisher: Hermann Seibt, Meissen; 1906
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Troppau to Wien (Austria), 1908

[Opava: Slezske Divadlo] Front Text: "Troppau, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Hugo Radeck, Kunsv.-Anstalt; Nr. 2335
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to K÷ln-MŘhlheim (Germany), 1915

[Opava: Slezske Divadlo] Front Text: "Troppau, Oberring mit Stadttheater"
Publisher: A. W. Nr. 35
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Opava: Slezske Divadlo] Front Text: "Troppau, Stadttheater und Pfarrkirche"
Publisher: Verlag Theo Pudel÷ka, Troppau 1943
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Opava: Slezske Divadlo] Reverse Text: "Opava, Divadlo Zd. NejedlÚho"
Publisher: Orbis
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Sent: from Opava to Stuttgart (Germany), 1957

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