Strasbourg: Théâtre Municipal

Country: France
Department, Region: Bas-Rhin, Alsace
City: Strasbourg (Straßburg)
Location: 19, place Broglie

Built 1821 by Jean Villot. Opened 1821 with Grétry's "La fausse magie". Destroyed by bombs on 10 September 1870. 1872-1873 reconstructed to Villot's plans by Johann Gottfried Conrath. Re-opened 4 September 1873 with Beethoven's ouverture "Die Weihe des Hauses" and Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro". 1888 extensions by Ott (new dressing rooms, library, costume stores). 1374 seats.

Used for opera and ballet performances by the resident opera company, Opéra national du Rhin. Also used for drama performances in Alsatian dialect by Théâtre Alsacien de Strasbourg.

Links: www.operanationaldurhin.eu, www.theatre-alsacien-strasbourg.fr

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Picture: front view from place Broglie with Reinhard fountain
Front Text: "Strassburg, Strasbourg - Reinhardbrunnen, Fontaine Reinhard"
Publisher: Felix Luib, Kunstverlagsanstalt, Strassburg i. E.
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Straßburg to Hittfeld (Germany), 1906

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Picture: view from place Broglie with Reinhard fountain
Front Text: "Strassburg, Strasbourg - Theater u. Reinhardbrunnen, Théâtre et fontaine Reinhard"
Publisher: Felix Luib, Kunstverlagsanstalt, Strassburg i. E.
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Straßburg to Ulm (Germany), 1912

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Picture: rear view from place de la Republique
Front Text: "Straßburg i. Els., Stadt-Theater"
Publisher: Lud. Bremer, Straßburg
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Picture: rear view
Front Text: "Straßburg, Theater - Le Théatre"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Picture: front view from place Broglie
Front Text: "Strasbourg, Place Broglie"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Strasbourg to London (England), 1922

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Picture: front portico from place Broglie
Reverse Text: "Straßburg, Stadttheater - Strasbourg, Le Théatre Municipal"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Picture: front view from place Broglie
Reverse Text: "Straßburg, Das Theater"
Publisher: F. F. Bauer, Berlin
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Strasbourg: Theatre Municipal / Opera national du Rhin] Ticket Folder (ca. 2001)
Picture: auditorium detail
Front Text: "Opéra national du Rhin"
Publisher: Opéra national du Rhin
Size: 8 x 16 cm (folded)


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