|Kaliningrad: Dramatichesky Teatr|
Country: Russia (Rossiya)
Federal District: Northwestern Federal District (Severo-Zapadny Federalny Okrug)
Oblast: Kaliningradskaya Oblast
City: Kaliningrad (Königsberg)
Location: prospekt Mira (Hufenallee)
Built by Wilhelm Kuckuck as "Luisentheater". Opened 8 September 1910 with Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night". 1923 renamed "Komische Oper". 1925 bought by the city of Königsberg. 1927 major exterior and interior rebuilding by Oskar Kaufmann, with only parts the exterior walls remaining. Re-opened 29 Sep 1927 as "Neues Schauspielhaus". 750 seats. 1944-1945 destroyed by bombs. Until 1960, rebuilding and addition of a portico by P. Kuckenkov. Re-opened as "Dramatichesky Teatr".
Notable world premieres:
Picture: before the 1927 rebuilding|
Front Text: "Königsberg i. Pr. - Luisentheater"
Publisher: PB; 28465
Type: Divieded Back
Sent: from Königsberg to Nordholz (Germany), 1916
Picture: after the 1927 rebuilding|
Front Text: "Königsberg/Pr. - Neues Schauspielhaus"
Publisher: Fritz Krauskopf, Königsberg
Type: Real Photo
Sent: from Königsberg to Geringswalde/Sachsen (Germany), 1941
Picture: after the 1960 rebuilding|
Front Text: "Oblastnoy dramatichesky teatr"
Publisher: Planeta; 1988
Type: souvenir card, not designed for postal use
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