Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Niedersachsen
City: Oldenburg
Location: Theaterwall 28

Built 1879-1881 as "Großherzoglisches Residenztheater" (also known as "Hoftheater") by Gerhard Schnitger. Opened Oct 1881 with Goethe's "Iphigenie auf Tauris". Destroyed by fire in 1891. 1892-1893 rebuilt and extended by Paul Schnitger. Re-opened 1893 with Shakespeare's "Der Kaufmann von Venedig" (The Merchant of Venice). 1919 renamed "Oldenburgisches Landestheater". 1938 renamed "Oldenburgisches Staatstheater". 1969-1974 extension by new foyers and backstage areas. 1998 major extension by the "Kleines Haus". 2010-2011 major restoration.

The complex contains three halls: the "Großes Haus" (510 to 577 seats + 50 standing), the "Kleines Haus" (350 seats), and the studio theatre "Spielraum" (80 seats).

Used for performances by the resident state opera, drama, ballet and youth theatre companies. Also used for drama performances in Lower German by the "August-Hinrichs-Bühne" company.

Links: staatstheater.de, Wikipedia

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Front Text: "Oldenburg. Grossherzogl. Hoftheater"
Publisher: Hermann Ch. Büsing, Bremen; 2388
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from the Oldenburg-Neuschanz (Nieuweschans, Netherlands) train to Hildesheim [postmark partly illegible]

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Reverse Text: "Oldenburg, Grossherzogl. Theater"
Publisher: Georg Kugelmann, Hannover
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Bremen to Den Haag (Netherlands), 1913

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Front Text: "Oldenburg, Grossherzogl. Theater"
Publisher: Georg Kufelmann, Hannover. 1910; Brillantam
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: to Varel, 1910

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Front Text: "Oldenburg i. O., Landestheater"
Publisher: Ein- u. Verkaufsgenossenschaft für Papier und Schreibwaren e. G.m.b.H., Oldenburg i. O.; 37205
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Front Text: "Oldenburg i. O., Staatstheater"
Publisher: Clemens Hitzegrad und Comp., Oldenburg i. O.; 14
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Front Text: "Oldenburg i. O. Staats-Theater"
Publisher: Verlag Ferd. Lagerbauer, Hamburg; Nr. 16
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Reverse Text: "Oldenburg (Oldbg.) - Staatstheater"
Publisher: Westdeutsch. Luftfoto, Flughafen Bremen / Ernst Völker, Oldenburg; m982
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Front Text: "Oldenbourg (Oldb.). Theater"
Publisher: Cremers Kunstanstalt KG, Dortmund; Old 96
Type: Real Photo
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Reverse Text: "Oldenburg/Oldb. - Staatstheater"
Publisher: Hermann Lehmann KG, Oldenburg/Oldb.; F 72
Size: Modern
Sent: from Oldenburg to Neunkirchen/Saar, 1968

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Reverse Text: "2900 Oldenburg i. Old. - Theater"
Publisher: Verlag Schöning & Co. + Gebrüder Schmidt, Lübeck; Olo 7010
Size: Modern
Sent: to Reichenbach/O.L., 1998

[Oldenburg: Oldenburgisches Staatstheater] Reverse Text: "Oldenburg, Staatstheater"
Publisher: Edition Onken, Oldenburg
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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