Leipzig: Schauspielhaus (old)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen
City: Leipzig
Location: Shakespearestraße (formerly: Sophienstraße 17-19)

Built 1874 as "Carl-Theater" for the theatre dircetor, Carl Damm. Opened 11 Oct 1874. Various rebuildings. 1887 renamed "Carola-Theater" in honour of Carola of Vasa, Queen of Saxony. 1902 renamed "Leipziger Schauspielhaus". Operated as a private theatre. Used for drama performances. Destroyed by bombs in the night of 3/4 Dec 1943.

Notable world premieres:

  • Ernst Barlach: Der tote Tag (22 Nov 1919)
  • Ödön von Horváth: Kasimir und Karoline (18 Nov 1932)

Link: Wikipedia

[Leipzig: Schauspielhaus (old)] Front Text: "Leipzig, Sophien-Strasse mit Leipziger Schauspielhaus", on canopy: "Leipziger Schauspielhaus"
Publisher: Reinh. Knobbe, Leipzig; No. 291
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: fron Leipzig to Stürz bei Leipzig, 1906

[Leipzig: Schauspielhaus (old)] Reverse Text: "Zur Erinnerung an 'Spinne im Netz' im Leipziger Schauspielhaus"
Handwritten Reverse Text: "1933"
Publisher: Hofphotograph Hoenisch, Leipzig
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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