Aachen: Stadttheater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
City: Aachen
Location: Theaterplatz 19

Built 1823-1825 by Johann-Peter Cremer and Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1124 seats). Opened 1825 with Louis Spohr's "Jessonda". 1900-1901 rebuilding by Heinrich Seeling: alterations of auditorium (1014 seats) and exterior (maintaining Cremer's portico). Destroyed by a fire after bombings on 14 July 1943. 1948-1951 restoration by Philipp Kerz without the two front towers and with a modern auditorium (942 seats). Re-opened 23 Dec 1951 with Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg". 1975 auditorium alterations (905 seats). 1995 renovations.

Link: www.theater-aachen.de

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Picture: before the 1901 rebuilding
Front Text: "Aachen, Theater mit Carlshaus"
Publisher: Fr. Dietz, Düsseldorf
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Aachen to Gent/Gand (Belgium), 1899

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Picture: after the 1901 rebuilding
Front Text: "Gruss aus Aachen - Stadttheater"
Publisher: No. 113
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Aachen to Markt-Oed (Austria), 12 Dec 1901

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Picture: after the 1901 rebuilding
Front Text: "Aachen, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Kunstverlag Max Victor, Köln
Type: Embossed Card (decoration)
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Stadttheater - achen"
Publisher: Kunstanstalt Reisinger & Co., Köln;
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Aachen to Bruxelles (Belgium), postmark and stamp removed

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Aachen, Theater und Kaiser Wilhelm-Denkmal"
Publisher: Gerhard Thien, Elberfeld, Pess. 9444 1907
Type: Winter Card; Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Aachen to Aerschot (Belgium), 1907.

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Aachen, Theater u. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Denkmal"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 5 Aug 1919
Publisher: Verlag O. & Co., A.
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Aachen, Theater (Rückseite)" [rear view]
Publisher: HS
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Aachen, Theater - Théâtre"
Publisher: O. & Co., Aachen
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Burgelette (Belgium), 1923

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Aachen, Theater mit Kaiser-Wilhelm-Denkmal"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Reverse Text: "5100 Bad Aachen, Stadttheater"
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 5 Nov 1987
Publisher: Krapohl-Verlag, Grevenbroich
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Aachen: Stadttheater] Picture: rear view from Theaterstraße
Reverse Text: "Theater Aachen - Ansicht Theaterstraße"
Publisher: Fotografie Andreas Herrmann, Aachen; Druckspektrum, Aachen
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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