Theater Ulm

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Ulm, theater building dating to 1969

Theater Ulm is the municipal theater in the Baden-Württemberg city of Ulm, Germany. Founded in 1641, it is the oldest municipal theater in Germany. Today, it operates distinct ensembles for opera/operetta, acting und ballet. Until 2006 it operated as Ulmer Theater.

The current building at Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz 1 was built from 1966 to 1969 after plans by Fritz Schäfer. It was opened on October 3, 1969.

Intendants[edit]

Peter Wackernagel founded the Podium stage in 1950 and was considered one of the most distinctive post-war intendants[1]
  • Erwin Dieterich (1925–1935)
  • Reinhold Ockel (1935–1944)
  • Alfred Mendler (1945–1950)
  • Gustav Deharde (1950–1953)
  • Peter Wackernagel (1954–1958, died during season break)
  • Joachim von Groeling (provisional intendant, 1958–1959)
  • Kurt Hübner (1959–1962)
  • Ulrich Brecht (1962–1966)
  • Detlof Krüger (1966–1973)
  • Peter Borchardt (1973–1979)
  • Volkmar Clauß (1979–1985)
  • Pavel Fieber (1985–1991)
  • Bernd Wilms (1991–1994)
  • Ansgar Haag (1994–2006)
  • Andreas von Studnitz (seit 2006)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ See Fried, Kurt (1958). Herbert Wiegandt, Alexander Bergengruen (eds.). Peter Wackernagel zum Gedenken. Zwischen Traumtheater und Arena. Ulm: Süddeutsche Verlagsgesellschaft. p. 31.CS1 maint: uses editors parameter (link): „Der Geistigsten einer und Profiliertesten unter den Intendanten und Spielleitern, war er Theatermann im hohen Sinne“

Coordinates: 48°24′05″N 9°59′12″E / 48.40139°N 9.98667°E / 48.40139; 9.98667