München: Deutsches Theater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Bayern
City: München
Location: Schwanthalerstraße 13

Built 1895-1896 by Alexander Bluhm, Joseph Rank, and Karl Stöhr as a complex including a variety theatre, a smaller hall ("Silbersaal"), restaurants, a café, 20 shops and 30 apartments. Opened 26 Sep 1896 with Julius Schaumberger's "Die Sünde wider den heiligen Geist". In 1918, briefly used as parliament by the "Volksrat Bayern". 1939 auditorium alterations to simplified plans by Paul Baumgarten sr. Re-opened 14 July 1939. Destroyed by bombs on 9 Mar 1943. 1949-1951 reconstruction to altered plans by Ludwig Reiber and Willi Reiber. Re-opened 21 Dec 1951. 1976-1982 major rebuilding by Reinhard Riemerschmid, auditorium decorated in pop art style. Re-opened 8 Oct 1982 as a municipal theatre with a festive gala. Originally 1679 seats, today 1562 seats. Used for for guest performances of variety, operetta, musical, and ballet, as well as for carnival balls.

Link: www.deutsches-theater.de

[Muenchen: Deutsches Theater] Front Text: "Gruss aus München", "Deutsches Theater"
Publisher: Moch & Stern, München
Type: Undvided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from München to Neu-Ulm, 1897

[Muenchen: Deutsches Theater] Front Text: "München, Gruss aus dem Deutschen Theater"
Publisher: Dr. Trenkler Co., Leipzig; 1905; Mün 62; 45140
Type: Undvided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Muenchen: Deutsches Theater] Front Text: "München, Gruss aus dem Deutschen Theater"
Publisher: ?; 1734
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Muenchen: Deutsches Theater] Commemorative Postmark, 8 Oct 1982
Picture: theatre entrance arch
Text: "8000 München 2, Galapremiere, Eröffnung, Deutsches Theater, 1896, 1982"

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