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:

  • Ernst Barlach: Der Findling (21 Apr 1928)

[Kaliningrad: Dramatichesky Teatr] Picture: before the 1927 rebuilding
Front Text: "Königsberg i. Pr. - Luisentheater"
Publisher: PB; 28465
Type: Divieded Back
Size: Classic
Sent: from Königsberg to Nordholz (Germany), 1916

[Kaliningrad: Dramatichesky Teatr] Picture: after the 1927 rebuilding
Front Text: "Königsberg/Pr. - Neues Schauspielhaus"
Publisher: Fritz Krauskopf, Königsberg
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent: from Königsberg to Geringswalde/Sachsen (Germany), 1941

[Kaliningrad: Dramatichesky Teatr] Picture: after the 1960 rebuilding
Front Text: "Oblastnoy dramatichesky teatr"
Publisher: Planeta; 1988
Type: souvenir card, not designed for postal use
Size: Modern
Not sent.


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