Stuttgart: Wilhelma-Theater

Country: Germany (Deutschland)
State: Baden-Württemberg
City: Stuttgart
Location: Bad Cannstatt, Neckartalstraße 9 (Maurischer Garten Wilhelma)

Built 1839/1840 by Carl Ludwig Wilhelm Zahnth as "Sommertheater im Rosensteinpark" (350 seats) for King Wilhelm I. of Württemberg. Opened 25 May 1840 with Ignaz Lachner's ballet "Der Zauberschlaf". Renovated and rebuilt in 1900 (567 seats), 1903 (633 seats) and 1909 (726 seats). 1900-1929 used as a private theatre. After 1945, shortly used as a cinema, later closed. 1985-1987 major reconstruction to the original 1840 designs (349 seats), installation of a studio theatre (80 seats). Re-opened 3 December 1987 with Frank Wedekind's "Frühlings Erwachen". Used by the local music and theatre college, "Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart".

Link: www.wilhelma-theater.de

Stuttgart: Wilhelma-Theater Front Text: "Kgl. Wilhelma-Theater, Canstatt - Stuttgart"
Size: Classic
Sent: within Leipzig, 1902

Stuttgart: Wilhelma-Theater Front Text: "Stuttgart-Canstatt, Kgl. Wilhelma-Theater"
Publisher: Verl. H. & V. St.; No. 1509 - 1908
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Stuttgart to Gernsbach, 1909

Stuttgart: Wilhelma-Theater Front Text: "Canstatt, Königl. Wilhelma Theater"
Publisher: H. R. C.; Lunakarte 17909; 1908
Type: Divided Back; front with metallic print
Size: Classic
Not sent.

Stuttgart: Wilhelma-Theater Front Text: "Stuttgart-Canstatt, Kgl. Wilhelmatheater"
Publisher: Hochstetter & Vischer, Stuttgart
Size: Classic
Sent: from Stuttgart to Haslen, Glarus (Switzerland), 1912

Stuttgart: Wilhelma-Theater Reverse Text: "Wilhelma-Theater Stuttgart. Erbaut von König Wilhelm I. 1840. Nutzer: Staatl. Hochschule für Musik u. darstellende Kunst"
Publisher: Fotostudio Gottfried Planck; Stuttgart
Size: Modern
Not sent.

Stuttgart: Wilhelma-Theater Reverse Text: "Wilhelma-Theater Stuttgart. Erbaut von König Wilhelm I. 1840. Nutzer: Staatl. Hochschule für Musik u. darstellende Kunst"
Publisher: Fotostudio Gottfried Planck; Stuttgart
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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