Palermo: Teatro Massimo

Country: Italy (Italia)
Region: Sicilia
City: Palermo
Location: Piazza Giuseppe Verdi

Built 1875-1897 by G. B. Basile (who had been elected by a jury including the German theatre architect, Gottfried Semper). Opened 16 May 1897 with Verdi's "Falstaff". Restorations from 1974. Subsequently closed for many years without an official reason. Re-opened 12 May 1997 as a concert hall, re-opened 2 Apr 1998 as an opera house. Also known as "Teatro Massimo Vittorio Emanuele". Capacity: 2228 persons.

Link: www.teatromassimo.it, Wikipedia

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Front Text: "Teatro Massimo - Palermo"
Publisher: Stengel & Co., Dresden; 19758
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Palermo to Chemnitz (Germany), 1911

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Front Text: "Palermo, Teatro Massimo"
Handwritten Front Text: 1924 (date?)
Publisher: B G P
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Front Text: "Palermo - Teatro Massimo"
Publisher: B G P; Serie 1, No. 3
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
Not sent.

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Front Text: "Palermo, Piazza G. Verdi e Teatro Massimo"
Reverse Text: "18 Novembre 1937-XVI - II° annuale dell'iniquo assedio economico", plus a Fascist/Nazi propaganda text in Italian and German
Publisher: "Cartolina Omaggio ai Camerati Nazisti della Federazione Combattenti di Palermo"
Type: Propaganda Card
Size: Modern
Sent: from Venezia to Heidelberg (Germany), 1937

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Reverse Text: "Palermo, Teatro Massimo, Théâtre Maximum, Maximum Theatre, Haupt-Theater"
Publisher: Ediz. Bucara; 48
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Reverse Text: "Palermo, Interno Teatro Massimo, Massimo Theatre Inside, Intérieur Théâtre Massimo, Massimo Theater Innere" [sic!]
Publisher: F B P; 9872
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Front Text: "Sicilia"
Reverse Text: "Palermo - Teatro Massimo (notturno) - Theater Massimo (Nächtlich) - Massimo Theatre (by night) - Théâtre Massiomo (Nocturne)"
Stamp: "Teatro Massimo Palermo"
Postmark: "Palermo C. P. 18.5.1997 - Palermo e il Teatro Massimo - Cento Anno Insieme"
Publisher: Ediz. AR CO, Palermo; BR 8
Type: Maximum Card (Italy, 18 May 1997)
Size: Modern
Not sent.
Detail:
[Palermo: Teatro Massimo]

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Front Text: "Palermo"
Reverse Text: "Palermo, Teatro Massimo, Théâtre Massimo, Massimo Theatre, Theater Massimo"
Publisher: Casa Ediztrice Mistretta, Palermo; PA/43
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[Palermo: Teatro Massimo] Front Text: "Palermo"
Reverse Text: "Palermo, Teatro Massimo (Nocturno), Théâtre Massimo (Nocturne), Massimo Theatre (Nocturne), Theater Massimo (Nächtlich)"
Publisher: Casa Ediztrice Mistretta, Palermo; PA/51
Size: Modern
Not sent.

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