Meiningen: Meininger Theater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Thüringen
City: Meiningen
Location: Bernhardstraße 5

[First theatre on the site built 1831 as "Herzogliches Hoftheater". Destroyed by a fire on 5 Mar 1908.]

Built 1908-1909 by Karl Behlert as "Herzogliches Hoftheater" for Duke Georg II. of Sachsen-Meiningen, on the site of the previous "Herzogliches Hoftheater" [built 1831, destroyed by fire on 5 Mar 1908]. Painted curtain by Artur Fitger. Opened 17 Dec 1909 with Schiller's "Wallensteins Lager" and "Die Piccolomini". 1918 renamed "Landestheater". 1952 installation of a revolving stage. 1990 renamed "Südthüringisches Staatstheater". 1988-1991 extension by a functional building (including the rehearsal and studio stage, "Georgie's Off", 99 seats) by Wohnungsbaukombinat Suhl. 1991 modernization of stage technology. Used for opera, drama, and (until 2004) ballet performances by the resident companies. Also used for concerts. 731 seats.

Links: www.das-meininger-theater.de, Wikipedia

[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Meiningen, Herzogl. Hoftheater"
Publisher: Ottmar Zieher, München
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent. by German Forces' Postal Service from Meiningen to Linkenheim, 1918

[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Meiningen, Herzogl. Hoftheater"
Publisher: Gustav Doctor, Photograph u. Kunstverlag, Meiningen
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Meiningen, Herzogliches Hoftheater, Zuschauerraum" [auditorium]
Publisher: Verlag Adolf Büchner, Herzogl. Hoflieferant, Meiningen
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Meiningen, Herzogliches Hoftheater, Fitgervorhang" [Fitger curtain]
Publisher: Verlag Adolf Büchner, Herzogl. Hoflieferant, Meiningen
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Meiningen, Herzogliches Hoftheater, Foyer"
Publisher: Verlag Adolf Büchner, Herzogl. Hoflieferant, Meiningen
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Meiningen, Herzogliches Hoftheater, Vestibül"
Publisher: Verlag Adolf Büchner, Herzogl. Hoflieferant, Meiningen
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Picture: rear view from the Swan Pond
Front Text: "Meiningen, Landestheater - Schwanenteich"
Publisher: Verlag Gustav Doctor, Photograph, Meiningen
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Meiningen [destination address erased], 1920

[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Meiningen, Theater"
Publisher: Auslese-Bild-Verlag, Bad Salzungen
Size: Modern
Sent: from Meiningen to Hilden, 1995

[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Front Text: "Gruß aus Meiningen"
Reverse Text: "Das Meininger Theater, Großes Haus"
Publisher: Fremdenverkehrsverein Meiningen & Das Meininger Theater; Mei 038
Size: Modern
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Reverse Text: "Das Meininger Theater, Foyer"
Publisher: Fremdenverkehrsverein Meiningen & Das Meininger Theater; Mei 039
Size: Modern
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Reverse Text: "Das Meininger Theater"
Publisher: Burghard Verlag, Bad Salzungen; Mei 071
Size: Modern
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Reverse Text: "Das Meininger Theater, Südthüringisches Staatstheater, Eingangsportal"
Publisher: Das Meininger Theater
Size: Modern
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Reverse Text: "Das Meininger Theater, Südthüringisches Staatstheater, Blick vom Englischen Garten"
Publisher: Das Meininger Theater
Size: Modern
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Reverse Text: "Das Meininger Theater, Südthüringisches Staatstheater, Blick auf die Bühne"
Publisher: Das Meininger Theater
Size: Modern
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[Meiningen: Meininger Theater] Reverse Text: "Das Meininger Theater, Südthüringisches Staatstheater, Foyer"
Publisher: Das Meininger Theater
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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