Dessau-Roßlau: Anhaltisches Theater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen-Anhalt
City: Dessau-Roßlau
Location: Dessau, Friedensplatz 1

Built 1935-1938 as "Dessauer Theater" by Friedrich Lipp and Werry Roth. Opened 25 May 1938 with Weber's "Der Freischütz", in the presence of Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels. Severely damaged by bombs on 30 May 1944 and 16 Jan 1945. 1947-1949 rebuilt by W. Stamm and O. Richter. Renamed "Landestheater". Re-opened 20 Aug 1949 with Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte". In April 1950, site of the first show trial in the GDR (known as "DCGG-Prozess"). 1973 installation of a studio stage (80 seats). Ca. 1994 renamed "Anhaltisches Theater". Originally 1269 seats, currently 1049 seats. Used for opera, drama, and ballet performances by the resident companies.

Link: www.anhaltisches-theater.de

[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater] Picture: theatre model
Front Text: "Dessau, Modell des neuen Theaters"
Publisher: E. Linkhorst, Berlin-Halensee
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Dessau to Pockau-Forchheim, 1937

[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater] Front Text: "Dessau, Das Dessauer Theater"
Publisher: Kunstverlag Carl Friedrich Fangmeier, Magdeburg; Aus Deuschen Landen; 53
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater] Front Text: "Dessau, Das Dessauer Theater, Foyer"
Publisher: F. Z., Dessau; 725; Foto E. Linkhorst, Berlin-Halensee
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater] Front Text: "Das Dessauer Theater"
Publisher: Franz Werwick, Dessau; Leipzig M 129
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater] Front Text: "Dessau, Das Dessauer Theater"
Reverse Text: "Dessau, Das Dessauer Theater"
Publisher: Kunstverlag Fr. Lindner, Leipzig; Nr. 638; 76582
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater] Reverse Text: "Dessau, Landestheater"
Publisher: Bild und Heimat, Reichenbach (Vogtl.); III 26/13, A1/942/85; 370942; 01 08 0279/31
Size: Modern
Sent: from Dessau to Westeregeln, 1986

Reverse Detail:
[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater]
Postmark, 23 Oct 1986
Text: "Dessau 45 - Besuchen Sie unser Landestheater"
Stamp: Berlin: Palast der Republik

[Dessau-Rosslau: Anhaltisches Theater] Picture: open-air performance in front of the theatre, 30 Aug 1997
Front Text: inscription: "Anhaltisches Theater", on poster: "Spielzeitauftakt 1997/1998 - Open-Air 1997 am 30. August, 19.00 Uhr"
Reverse Text: "Dessau, Anhaltisches"
Publisher: Anhaltisches Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Dessau, 1997
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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