Budapest: Vigszínház

Country: Hungary (Magyaroszág)
City: Budapest
Location: Pest, XIII.; Szent István Körút 14 (formerly: Lipňt Körut)

Built 1895-1896 as a private comedy theatre for "Theater AG" by Ferdinand Fellner & Hermann Helmer. Opened 1 May 1896 with M. Jókai's comedy "A Barangók". 1945 destroyed by bombs. 1951-1960 rebuilt by the Hungarian Army. 1951 renamed "Magyar Néphadsereg Színház" [Theatre of the Hungarian People's Army]. 1959 renamed "Vigszínház". 1995-1996 rebuilding, with extension by one floor. 1402 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Emmerich Kálmán: Zsuzsi kisasszony (1st version of "Die Faschingsfee", 23 Feb 1915)
  • Emmerich Kálmán: Tataryaras (Autumn Manoeuvres, 1908)

Link: vigszinhaz.hu

[Budapest: Vigszinhaz] Front Text: "Vigszínház - Lustspiel-Theater - Budapest"
Publisher: Divald Károly, Budapest; Nr. 32
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Budapest: Vigszinhaz] Front Text: "Budapest - Vigszínház - Lustspiel-Theater"
Publisher: D. F. C. L.; 19 089
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Budapest to Wien (Austria), 1904

[Budapest: Vigszinhaz] Front Text: "Budapest - Vigszínház - Lipňt-körut, Lustspiel-Theater und Leopold-Ringstrasse"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by Austro-Hungarian Forces' Postal Service, from Budapest to Strelice (Czech Republic), 1916

[Budapest: Vigszinhaz] Promotional Flyer
Picture: auditorium
Front Text: "Vígszínház - Bérleti Felhívás a 2003/2004-es évadra"


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