The theater was built in 1718 by Margrave Georg Wilhelm built. On 10 January 1719 saw the inauguration of the Opera "and Argenis Poliarchus". 1740 to 1743, the auditorium at the suggestion of the Countess was Wilhelmine of Bayreuth by the famous Italian theater architects Paolo Gaspari redesigned.
Wikipedia: Erlangen is a Middle Franconian city in Bavaria, Germany. It is located at the confluence of the river Regnitz and its large tributary, the Untere Schwabach. Erlangen has more than 100,000 inhabitants.Erlangen is today dominated by the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and the numerous branch offices of Siemens AG, as well as a large Institute of the Fraunhofer Society. An event that still influences the city was the settlement of Huguenots after the withdrawal of the Edict of Nantes in 1685.