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Municipal Theatre of Karlsruhe

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Important events

(detail)9.11.1808 | opening
First theatre on the site was built 1806-1808 by Friedrich Weinbrenner. Opened with two operas by Spindler.
(detail)28.2.1847 | fire

(detail)17.5.1853 | opening
Second theatre at the site was built between 1849-1853 to the design by Heinrich Hübsch. Opened with Schiller's "Die Jungfrau von Orleans".
(detail)26.9.1944 | fire
Destroyed by bombs.




Additional information

These are two different buildings on the same site, and neither was ever a municipal theatre. It was a court theatre until 1918 when it became \\\\\\\"Landestheater\\\\\\\", and \\\\\\\"Staatstheater\\\\\\\" in 1933.

AndreasP - 28.10. 2019

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