|Chemnitz: Schauspielhaus (old)|
Country: Germany (Deutschland)
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.]
Front Text: "Chemnitz i. Sa., Schauspielhaus"|
Publisher: Trinks & Co., Leipzig
Type: Real Photo
Sent: from Chemnitz to Limbach, 1926
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