Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Sachsen-Anhalt
City: Magdeburg

Built 1876 by R. Lucae. Opened 6 May 1876 with Goethe's "Egmont" (with incidental music by Ludwig van Beethoven). Originally ca. 1300 seats, later ca. 1200 seats. Destroyed in World War II.

Notable world premieres:

  • Kurt Weill: Der Silbersee (18 Feb 1933, also at Leipzig and Erfurt)

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Picture: above left: Stadttheater and theatre garden restaurant, above middle: central station, above right: Emperor Wilhelm monument, below left: theatre café (see detail)
Front Text: "Gruss aus dem Stadttheater Restaurant und Café in Magdeburg", above middle: "Central Bahnhof", above right: "Kaiser Wilhelm Denkmal", below left: "Café"
Publisher: Kunstanstalt Gebr. Bethke, Magdeburg
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: by the private postal service "Courier Privatstadtbrf.Beförderung", within Magdeburg, 1898

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Front Text: "Gruß aus Magdeburg - Stadttheater"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Magdeburg to Neuhaldersleben, 1913

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Front Text: "Magdeburg - Stadt-Theater"
Publisher: Trinks & Co. G.m.b.H., Leipzig
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Magdeburg: Stadttheater (old) Picture: after the façade alteration and addition of a café terrasse
Front Text: "Magdeburg - Stadttheater"
Publisher: J. Bettenhausen & Sohn, Dresden
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Not sent.

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