Braunschweig: Hoftheater (old)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Niedersachsen
City: Braunschweig
Location: Hagenmarkt

Built 1690 for Herzog Albert Ulrich von Braunschweig. Opened 4 Feb 1690 with Johann Sigismund Kusser's "Cleopatra". 1735 extension. 1818 renamed "Nationaltheater". 1826 renamed "Hoftheater". Closed 1861 when it was replaced by a new "Hoftheater" at another site. Demolished 1864.

Notable world premieres:

  • Johann Sigismund Kusser: Ariadne (15 Feb 1692)
  • Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Emilia Galotti (1772)
  • Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: Faust I (19 Jan 1829)

[Braunschweig: Hoftheater (old)] Front Text: "Altes Theater auf dem Hagenmarkt - Braunschweig, den"
Publisher: Verlag v. Gustav Storig, Braunschweig
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Braunschweig to Hannover, 1903

[Braunschweig: Hoftheater (old)] Front Text: "Altbraunschweig (861 gegründet) Hagenmarkt mit altes Theater 1863 abgebrochen und Katharinenkriche (12.-14. Jahrhundert erbaut)" [sic!]
Reverse Text: "Reproduk. nach dem Gemälde von Ed. Gelpke - Braunschweig" [reproduction of a painting by E. Gelpke]
Publisher: Verlag H. Meinburg, Braunschweig; No. 211
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.


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