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The Staatstheater Braunschweig is a theatre and opera house in Braunschweig, Germany. Joachim Klement has been the intendant there since 2010.

Staatstheater Braunschweig
(State Theatre of Brunswick)
Opernhaus am Hagenmarkt
Photo of the main theatre building
"Great House" of Staatstheater with Cimiotti Fountain
AddressBraunschweig
 Germany
OwnerState of Lower Saxony
DesignationListed Kulturdenkmal
CapacityGroßes Haus: 954
Kleines Haus: 297
Construction
Opened1690; 329 years ago (1690) (Opernhaus am Hagenmarkt)
1861; 158 years ago (1861) (Staatstheater Braunschweig)
Rebuilt1859; 160 years ago (1859), Carl Wolf / Heinrich Ahlburg
1945; 74 years ago (1945)
ArchitectCarl Wolf / Heinrich Ahlburg
Website
http://www.staatstheater-braunschweig.de/

The Staatstheater hosts musical theatre, modern dance and theatre.

The Staatstheater Braunschweig is owned by the State of Lower Saxony.

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HistoryEdit

The earliest incarnation of the Staatstheater Braunschweig was the Opernhaus am Hagenmarkt in Braunschweig, founded in 1690 by Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Theatre works such as Emilia Galotti by Lessing and Goethe's Faust had their first openings in Braunschweig.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Camerer; Garzmann; Pingel; Schuegraf (1996). Braunschweiger Stadtlexikon (in German) (4th ed.). p. 215.

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