Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new)

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Baden-Württemberg
City: Mannheim
Location: Goetheplatz

[After the destruction of the old "Nationaltheater" in World War II, this theatre was built on another site.]

Built 1955-1957 by Gerhard Weber. The complex includes two theatres, "Großes Haus" to the right (1201 seats) and "Kleines Haus" to the left (580-805 seats depending on chosen seating scheme), sharing a common ground floor foyer in the middle. Opened 13 January 1957 with Schiller's "Die Räuber" (Kleines Haus) and Weber's "Der Freischütz" (Großes Haus). 1989 "Großes Haus" renamed "Opernhaus", "Kleines Haus" renamed "Schauspielhaus". 1992-1994 renovations and addition of a second fly tower for the "Schauspielhaus".

Notable world premieres:

  • Johannes Mario Simmel: Der Schulfreund (26 Feb 1959)
  • Tankred Dorst: Gesellschaft im Herbst (2 July 1960)
  • Paul Hindemith: Das lange Weihnachtsmahl (17 Dec 1961)
  • Günter Bialas: Hero und Leander (8 Sep 1966)
  • Fitzgerald Kusz: Stinkwut (21 Apr 1979)
  • Giselher Klebe: Der Jüngste Tag (12 July 1980)
  • Violeta Dinescu: Der 35. Mai (30 Nov 1986)
  • Wolfgang Rihm: Hamletmaschine (30 Mar 1987)
  • Detlev Müller-Siemens: Die Menschen (18 Nov 1990)
  • Detlev Glanert: Der Spiegel des großen Kaisers (23 Nov 1995)

Link: www.nationaltheater.de

Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new) Reverse Text: "Nationaltheater Mannheim"
Size: Modern
Sent: from Mannheim to Strasbourg (France), 17 July 1957

Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new) Reverse Text: "Mannheim - Goetheplatz, Nationaltheater"
Publisher: Bergershausen, Mannheim
Size: Modern
Sent: from Mannheim to Bonn, 1959

Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new) Reverse Text: "Mannheim - Nationaltheater"
Publisher: Andres + Co Verlag, Hamburg
Size: Modern
Sent: from Mannheim to Görlitz, 1973

Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new) Reverse Text: "Mannheim - Nationaltheater"
Publisher: Verlag Schöning & Co., Lübeck; Bestellnr. Mah 161-f
Size: Modern
Sent: from Mannheim to Schriesheim, 1979

Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new) Reverse Text: "Mannheim am Rhein und Neckar ... Nationaltheater, Collinicenter, Neckar"
Publisher: Werbeverlag R. Gorzinski, Mannheim
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new) Postmark, 68 Mannheim, 8 June 1982
Picture: Friedrich Schiller, Nationaltheater
Text: Mannheim Nationaltheater

Mannheim: Nationaltheater (new) Picture: after the 1994 rebuilding
Reverse Text: "Mannheim, Nationaltheater"
Publisher: Buch Kober, Mannheim
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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