Chemnitz: Schauspielhaus (old)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen
City: Chemnitz
Location: Theaterstraße

Built 1836-1838 as "Stadttheater" by Johann Traugott Heinig. Opened 7 Feb 1838. Used for opera and drama performances. 1863-1865 rebuilding. Closed 1909 in favour of the "Neues Stadttheater". Re-opened 1925 as "Schauspielhaus" and used exclusively for drama performances. Ca. 1930 various extensions. Ca. 900 seats. Destroyed by bombs in 1945. Remains later demolished.

The currently operating "Schauspielhaus" theatre is located at another site.]

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[Chemnitz: Schauspielhaus (old)] Front Text: "Chemnitz i. Sa., Schauspielhaus"
Publisher: Trinks & Co., Leipzig
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Chemnitz to Limbach, 1926

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