Medea
Grillparzer’s take on the classic Greek tragedy gets a modern revamp Austria’s famous playwright Franz Grillparzer’s third and final installation of the Golden Fleece trilogy, Medea reinterprets the conclusion of the ancient Greek saga of the Ar...
horror
A new adaptation of Stephen King's signature novel once again proves that parents and clowns are children's worst nightmare Traumatizing children and ruining the circus since 1986, Stephen King’s It remains one of the bestselling author’s most recog...
Fountain at the Met
Max Hollein, the current director and CEO of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, is poised to take over what is regarded as one of the world’s most prestigious art institutions, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Born in Vienna as the son of Austrian design and architecture legend Hans Hollein, he […]
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florence foster jenkins
Mediocre amateurs are legion – but not many have fans throughout generations, including Cole Porter and David Bowie Long celebrated as the “world’s worst singer,” Florence Foster Jenkins was a soprano of such outrageous inability that her notori...
gutmenschen
Austria’s current political situation is scathingly portrayed in Gutmenschen. Tragedy need not be spectacular; sometimes all it takes to tear a life apart is a single letter. Gutmenschen, a new play by the Volkstheater ensemble and the Israeli...
murder on the orient express
The latest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit entices with a stellar cast Previously brought to the screen by Sidney Lumet in a much loved 1974 adaptation, Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express remains one of h...
The city’s monster festival offers a little something for everyone Drawing a staggering 3.3 million over three days last year, Donauinselfest, the largest free festival in Europe has come a long way from its origins as an  unexpectedly successful “cultural spring festival” thrown by a SPÖ (Social Democratic Party of Austria) district branch on the […]
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Slash Film Festival

slash film festival
Straight from the lunatic fringe of cinema, 40 films in search of braaaaaiiiins Providing fresh meat for fans of unconventional and weird movies, the seventh edition of the offbeat Slash Film Festival, decidedly zombie-centric, kicking off with Au...
Vienna’s Jewish Film Festival once again presents a broad range of cinematic gems while documenting the achievements of those that came before us. With centuries of ups and downs – persecution, hardships, trials and tribulations, but also triumph ...
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