john waters show performance
Cinematic legend John Waters continues his crusade against the tyranny of good taste Since his seminal releases in the 1970s, John Waters has amassed a litany of dubious monikers: The Pope of Trash, The Sultan of Smut, The Prince of Puke. Such e...
For this Vienna-based improvisation group, there is no such thing as mistakes Starting as a reading group in 1997 and moving progressively towards all-improvised performances since, the English Lovers bring their frenetic, light-hearted energy to th...
Medea
The Volkstheater tackles the original woman scorned in Franz Grillparzer’s Medea How do you create empathy for a mother who murders her children? With mixed success, judging from the Volkstheater’s production of Medea, an 1820 reimagining of the...
Krzysztof Kieślowski
Krzysztof Kieślowski’s noted TV drama is adapted to the stage. Exploring morality in a world where God is dead and ideologies are non-existent or minimal, the Dekalog series by Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieślowski (The Double Life of Veronique,...
Rebirth of a Diva After success in London, The Bodyguard settles into its new home at the Ronacher Singers die, but their songs live on. At least, that’s the reasoning behind Bodyguard – the Musical, a stage adaptation of the 1992 movie of the sa...
The Volkstheater descends into rockstar territory in Much Ado About Nothing. While the works of William Shakespeare are often considered timeless, that hasn’t kept people from trying to keep them relevant. The latest to do so is the Volkstheater, ...
One of Britain’s most acclaimed stand-up comedians brings Funny Business to Vienna After their runaway success in bringing live, English-language comedy to the Gartenbau with the likes of Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Russel Brand and Eddie Izzard, ...
Wiener festwochen
The Wiener Festwochen push the envelope with a new co-director setting the tone Being voted “most-livable” city can be a double-edged sword. Every metropolis has its charms – a heady mix of unique tastes and memorable experiences. Living up to s...
The Vienna Theatre Project produces Rajiv Joseph’s off-Broadway hit. Once again proving their knack for bringing contemporary English-language theater to the city, Joanna Godwin-Seidl’s Vienna Theatre Project adds another continental European prem...
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