Bochum: Stadttheater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Nordrhein-Westfalen
City: Bochum
Location: Königsallee 15 / Oskar-Hoffmann-Straße

Built 1908 as "Apollo-Theater" (also known as "Orpheum") by Engeler for Clemens Erlemann. Originally intended as a variety theatre with 2000 seats. Closed 1912 due to financial problems. Subsequently demolition works. 1914 bought by the city of Bochum. 1914-1915 rebuilding by Carl Moritz and Elkart. 930 seats. Re-opened as "Stadttheater". 1915-1919 used for guest performances by the theatre companies from Düsseldorf and Essen. Since 1919, used for drama performances by the resident company. 1921 installation of a revolving stage. Destroyed by bombs in November 1944.

[1952-1953, the "Schauspielhaus" was built on the site.]

[Bochum: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Bochum, Neues Stadttheater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Bochum to Kulmbach, 1911

[Bochum: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Bochum, Stadt-Theater"
Publisher: Graphische Verlags-Anstalt GmbH, Dresden-Blasewitz; Jos. Strothe, Hauptbahnhof Bochum; 0406
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Bochum: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Bochum, Stadttheater"
Type: "Steinzeichnung"; Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Bochum to Bad Oeynhausen, 1913

[Bochum: Stadttheater] Picture: after the 1915 rebuilding
Front Text: "Bochum, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Hermann Lorch Kunstanstalt, Dortmund; 43064; O 1242 23
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Bochum: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Bochum, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Wirtschaftsbetriebe Hauptbahnhof Bochum; Cramers Kunstanstalt, Dortmund; Bom 72
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Mönchengladbach to (Berlin-)Charlottenburg, 1936

[Bochum: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Bochum, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Buntdruck II 5564/9913
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Gößnitz/Thüringen, 1939 (postmark removed)

[Bochum: Stadttheater] Front Text: "Bochum, Stadttheater"
Publisher: Papierhaus Greif, Gelsenkirchen
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Bochum to Bremen, 1942

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