Paris: Théâtre de la Renaissance

Country: France
City: Paris
Department, Region: Paris, Île-de-France
Location: X.; 20, boulevard Saint-Martin / 19, rue René Boulanger (formerly: rue de Bondy)

Built by Lalande. Statues by Carrier-Belleuse. Opened 8 November 1838 with Hugo's "Ruy Blas". 1893-1899 directed by the famous actress, Sarah Bernhardt. Currently used as comedy theatre. 750 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Victor Hugo: Ruy Blas (8 Nov 1838)
  • Albert Grisar/Friedrich von Flotow: Lady Melvil (1838)
  • Albert Grisar/Friedrich von Flotow: L'eau merveilleuse (30 Jan 1839)
  • Émile Zola: Thérèse Raquin (11 July 1873)
  • Jacques Offenbach: Pomme d'Api (4 Sep 1873)
  • Alexandre Charles Lecocq: La Marjolaine (3 Feb 1877)
  • Alexandre Charles Lecocq: Le petit Duc (25 Jan 1878)
  • Alexandre Charles Lecocq: Camargo (20 Nov 1878)
  • Alexandre Charles Lecocq: Janot (22 Jan 1881)
  • Hervé: La Cosaque (1 Feb 1884)
  • André Messager: Isoline (26 Dec 1888)
  • André Messager: Madame Chrysanthème (30 Jan 1893)
  • Jean-Paul Sartre: Les Séquestres d'Altona (23 Sep 1959)

[Paris: Theatre de la Renaissance] PIcture: left: Porte Saint-Martin, right: Théâtre de la Renaissance
Front Text: "Paris - Porte St. Martin et le Théâtre de la Renaissance"
Publisher: St. & Co. à D.; 10041
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Paris to Plauen im Vogtland (Germany), 1900

[Paris: Theatre de la Renaissance] Front Text: "Paris - Théâtre de la Renaissance"; inscriptions on building: "Théâtre de la Renaissance"; letters on roof: "Renaissance"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Paris to Argentan, 1909


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