München: Prinzregententheater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Bayern
City: München
Location: Prinzregentenplatz 12

Built 1900-1901 by Max Littmann as a private theatre for "Gesellschaft Prinzregenten-Theater mbH", modelled after the Bayreuth Festspielhaus. Named in honour of Luitpold, prince regent of Bavaria (1821-1912). Opened 20 Aug 1901 with Act III of Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg". 1938-1949 extensions. Foyers damaged by bombs in 1945. Home to the Bayerische Staatsoper comany from 1945 until 1963. 1957-1958 reconstruction of the foyer wing. 1984-1987 renovations. Currently used for opera performances and concerts by "Bayerische Theaterakdamie August Everding", as well as for opera performances by the Bayerische Staatsoper and Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz opera companies, various concerts and other events. 1122 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Hans Pfitzner: Palestrina (12 June 1917)
  • Hugo von Hofmannsthal: Der Turm (1928)
  • Werner Egk: Abraxas (6 June 1948)
  • Boris Blacher: Hamlet (19 Nov 1950)
  • Gottfried von Einem: Pas de coeur / Hans W. Henze: Pas d'action (22 June 1952)
  • Werner Egk: Die chinesische Nachtigall (20 May 1953)
  • Paul Hindemith: Harmonie der Welt (11 Aug 1957)

Link: www.prinzregententheater.de

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Front Text: "München - Prinzregenten-Theater", signed: "R. Lippe" (?)
Publisher: Wilh. Fiek, Augsburg
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from München to Frankfurt am Main, 1901

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Front Text: "München - Prinz-Regenten-Theater"
Publisher: Ottmar Zieher, München; Künstler-Heliocolorkarte No. 2826
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from München to Freising, redirected to München, 1904

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Front Text: "München - Das Prinzregenten-Theater"
Publisher: Ottmar Ziehrer, München
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from München to Pau (France), 1904

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Front Text: "München, Prinz Regenten - Theater"
Publisher: Wilhelm Hoffmann, Dresden
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from München to Pau (France), 1904

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Front Text: "München - Prinzregententheater"
Publisher: Ottmar Ziehrer, München
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Front Text: "München - Prinzregententheater (Östlicher Foyer) - Architekten Heilmann & Littmann - München"
Publisher: Verlag von Robert von der Burg, Durlach (Baden); 1907; No. 2128
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Front Text: "München, Prinzregententheater"
Publisher: Fritz Witzig, München
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Picture: exterior, right above: Gartensaal foyer, right below: auditorium
Front Text: "100 Jahre Prinzregententheater"
Reverse Text: Prinzregententheater - Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding
Publisher: Fotoverlag Huber, Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Size: 16.4 x 11.4 cm
Not sent.

[Muenchen: Prinzregententheater] Picture: auditorium seats
Front Text: "53 54 54" (telephone number)
Reverse Text: "Werden Sie Mitglied! Theatergemeinde München. Theaterkarten- und Abonnement-Vermittlung [...] Motiv: Prinzregententheater, München"
Publisher: Theatergemeinde e. V. München
Type: Advertisement Card
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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