Magdeburg: Stadttheater (new)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen-Anhalt
City: Magdeburg
Location: Universitätsplatz 9 (formerly: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz)

Built 1906-1907 as "Zentral-Theater" by W. Fischer. Opened 1907 as a private variety theatre. Also used for operetta performances. 1556 seats. Destroyed by bombs on 16 Jan 1945.

1947-1951 rebuilding to simplified plans. Re-opened 20 Dec 1951 with Ernst Fischer's "Der große Verrat". Renamed "Maxim-Gorki-Theater" in honour of the Russian author, Maxim Gorki (1868-1936). 1984 reconstruction. Ca. 1990 renamed "Theater der Landeshauptstadt Magdeburg". Stagehouse destroyed by a fire on 20 May 1990. 1993-1997 rebuilding and extension. Re-opened 4 oct 1997 with Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg". 904 seats.

Link: www.theater-magdeburg.de

[Magdeburg: Stadttheater (new)] Front Text: "Magdeburg, Zentral-Theater mit Breiteweg", inscription: "Zentral-Theater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by German Forces' Postal Service, from Magdeburg to Osterburg, 1915

[Magdeburg: Stadttheater (new)] Front Text: inscription: "Zentral-Theater"
Reverse Text: "Magdeburger Zentral-Theater"
Publisher: Direktion des Magdeburger Zentral-Theaters; 0377
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Magdeburg to Plauen i. Vogtland, 1921

[Magdeburg: Stadttheater (new)] Front Text: "Magdeburg - Maxim-Gorki-Theater", inscription: "Maxim-Gorki-Theater"
Publisher: Gebr. Gerloff, Magdeburg
Size: Modern
Sent: from Magdeburg to Harzgerode, 1965

[Magdeburg: Stadttheater (new)] Front Text: inscription: "Maxim-Gorki-Theater"
Reverse Text: "Magdeburg, Theater"
Publisher: Gerhard Balfanz GmbH, Garbsen; Magb 02
Size: Modern
Sent: from Magdeburg to Bonn, 1991

[Magdeburg: Stadttheater (new)] Picture: after the 1997 rebuilding
Front Text: inscription: "Theater der Landeshauptstadt"
Reverse Text: "Theater der Landeshauptsadt Magdeburg"
Publisher: Cun Druck, Calbe
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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