Carl, Carl eigentlich C. Bernbrunn#
b. Kraków (Poland), Nov. 7, 1787, d. Bad Ischl (Upper Austria), Aug. 14, 1854, actor, director, theatre manager. 1827 leased the Theater an der Wien, which he managed until 1845, and signed a deed of partnership with the Josefstaedter Theater. C. engaged W. Scholz and J. Nestroy for his company; 1838 purchased the Leopoldstaedter Theater, which he opened under the new name of Carltheater. Famous for playing the popular figure "Staberl".
Literature#A. Baeuerle, Direktor C., 1836; F. Kaiser, Theaterdirektor C., 1854; H. Schenker, Theaterdirektor C. und die Staberl-Figur, 1986.