Kassel: Staatstheater (old)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Hessen
City: Kassel (Cassel)
Location: Friedrichsplatz / Karlsaue

Built 1907-1909 as "Königliches Hoftheater" by Anton Karst and Hans Fanghänel for the Kingdom of Prussia. Opened 26 Aug 1909 with Albert Lortzing's "Undine". After World War I renamed "Preußisches Staatstheater". 1436 seats. Destroyed on 22 Oct 1943 by bombs. Remains demolished 1953.

[1954-1959 a new Staatstheater was built on the site.]

Notable world premieres:

  • Ernt Krenek: Orpheus und Eurydike (27 Nov 1926)
  • Joseph Haas: Tobias Wunderlich (24 Nov 1937)

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Kassel, Neues königl. Theater vom Friedrichsplatz aus gesehen"
Publisher: Verlag A. J. Bellson, Kassel; 1908; 6038 Z. & V. D
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Hildburghausen, 1910

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel,Königl. Hoftheater"
Publisher: Trinks & Co., Leipzig; Nr. 5
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Hoftheater"
Publisher: Ottmar Zieher, München
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by German Services' Postal Service, from Kassel to Trier, 1916

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Königliches Theater"
Publisher: "Brillantam"; C. Ebert
Type: Divided Back; Embossed Card
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Uhlsdorf, 1914

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Königliches Theater"
Publisher: "Brillantam"; Verlag: Otto Martelleur & Co., Kasssel; 1005
Type: Divided Back; Embossed Card
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Heiersdorf, 1911

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Hoftheater"
Publisher: Heliocolorkarte von Otttmar Zieher, München
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Hannover, 1914

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Königliches Hoftheater"
Publisher: Kunstverlagsanstalt Bruno Hansmann, Kassel; Nr. 6345
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Königl. Theater"
Publisher: Verlag H. W. Heyn, Kassel
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Königliches Hoftheater"
Publisher: Kunstverlagsanstalt Bruno Hansmann, Kassel; Nr. 6343
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Aue mit Theater"
Publisher: Trinks & Co., Leipzig; Nr. 14
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Neues Hoftheater"
Publisher: Bellson's Kunst- & Verlagsanstalt, Kassel
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Berlin, 1912

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Königliches Hoftheater"
Publisher: Kunstverlagsanstalt Bruno Hansmann, Kassel; Nr. 8767
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Staats-Theater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Göhren, 1929

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Kassel, Preußisches Staatstheater"
Publisher: Kunstverlagsanstalt Bruno Hansmann, Kassel; Nr. 91343
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Hilden, 1997 (sic!)

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Reverse Text: "Kassel, Das Staatstheater"
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Kassel, Friedrichsplatz mit Staatl. Theater"
Publisher: Trinks & Co., Leipzig; Nr. 52
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Alken/Mosel, 1940

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Kassel, Orangerieschloß und Preußisches Staatstheater von der Karlsaue gesehen"
Publisher: Kunstverlagsanstalt Bruno Hansmann, Kassel; Nr. 84025
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Bietigheim, 1938

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Kassel, Luftbild-Aufnahme. Friedrichsplatz mit staatl. Theater"
Publisher: Luftbild Raab-Katzenstein Flugzeugwerk, Kassel Nr. 23
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Kassel to Essen, 1930

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Neues Theater. Zuschauerraum"
Publisher: Kunst- u. Verlagsanstalt Schaar u. Orthe, Trier; 143121
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Picture: main curtain with the Prussian Eagle
Front Text: "Cassel, Haupt-Vorhang im Königl. Theater"
Publisher: Kunstverlag Siegfried Bäcker, Cassel; 76519
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Picture: entrance hall
Front Text: "Cassel, Königl. Hoftheater, Vestibül"
Publisher: Schlesische Lichtdruck- u. graph. Kunstanstalt, Breslau II (Tivoli); 2895, 42639
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Front Text: "Cassel, Königliches Hoftheater, Foyer"
Publisher: Schlesische Lichtdruck- u. graph. Kunstanstalt, Breslau II (Tivoli); 88 864
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by German Forces' Postal Service, from Kassel to Merzig, 1915

Kassel: Staatstheater (old) Picture: the emperor's tea room
Front Text: "Cassel, Hoftheater, Kaiserliches Theezimmer"
Publisher: Otto Martelleur & CO., Kassel
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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