|Amsterdam: Koninklijk Theater Carré|
Country: Netherlands (Nederland)
Location: Amstel 115–125
Built 1887 as a circus building by J. P. F. van Rossem and W. J. Vuyk within eight months for the circus master, Oscar Carré. Opened 3 Dec 1887 as "Koninklijk Nederlandsch Circus Directie Oscar Carré". 1893 converted to a theatre by Le Jenne. Re-opened 1893 by a variety performance of Fritz van Haarlems Specialiteitengezelschap. Various later rebuildings. 1991-1993 major rebuilding of stage house by Onno GReiner and Martien van Goor; addition of a new studio stage, "Klein Carré" (100 seats). 2004 renovations. Main auditorium: 1700 seats (circus performances), 2000 seats (theatre performances).
Used for musical performances, popular concerts, and for an annual circus season.
Front Text: "Theater Carré - Amstel, Amsterdam", inscription on building: "Theater Carré"|
Publisher: Maatschapp j "Rembrandt", Utrecht
Type: Divided Back
Sent: from Amsterdam, 1924
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