Nürnberg: Staatstheater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Bayern
City: Nürnberg
Location: Richard-Wagner-Platz / Frauentorgraben / Lessingstraße

Opernhaus: Built 1903-1905 as "Stadttheater" by Heinrich Seeling for the city of Nürnberg. Opened 1 Sep 1905 with a festive play "Im neuen Haus", and the "Festwiese" scene from Wagner's Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg". 1935-1936 interior redecoration by Paul Schultze-Naumburg. Damaged by bombs in 1945. Subsequently repaired and used as a cinema and theatre for the U. S. Army. Since 1956, again used as an opera house. Major restoration in the 1990s. 2003 renamed "Staatstheater". 1082 seats. Used for opera and ballet performances by the resident companies. Also used for symphonic concerts.

Schauspielhaus: Built 1959 by converting an U. S. Army cinema. 1975-1976 rebuilding. Used for drama performances by the resident company. 539 seats.

Kammerspiele: studio theatre with 197 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Ernst Toller: Masse Mensch (15 Nov 1920)
  • Peter Turrini: Die Wirtin (24 Nov 1973)

Link: www.staatstheater-nuernberg.de

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus
Front Text: "Nürnberg, Stadttheater", "Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Neuen Jahre!" [Happy New Year!]
Publisher: Kunstverlag Hermann Martin, Nürnberg
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Weiden [postmark illegible]

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus
Front Text: "Nürnberg, Neues Theater"
Publisher: W. H. D. 8605 B.
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus
Front Text: signed: "Gollmann, Coburg"
Reverse Text: "Nürnberg, Stadttheater"
Publisher: E. Soldan'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung (A. Zemsch), Nürnberg
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus, Muschelgrotte
Reverse Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater Nürnberg, Muschelgrotte"
Publisher: Karl Klein, Nürnberg
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: within Nürnberg, 1910

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus foyer
Front Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater Nürnberg, Foyer"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus
Front Text: "Neues Stadt-Theater, Nürnberg"
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus
Reverse Text: "Stadttheater Nürnberg, Zuschauerraum"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Nürnberg to Berlin, 1913

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus, curtain
Reverse Text: "Stadttheater Nürnberg – Vorhang"
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Opernhaus
Reverse Text: "Nürnberg, Opernhaus"
Publisher: Verlag Liebermann & Co., Nürnberg; 459
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Nuernberg: Staatstheater] Picture: Schauspielhaus
Reverse Text: "Nürnberg, Schauspielhaus"
Publisher: Verlag Liebermann & Co., Nürnberg; 472
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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