Tag:Stage

Opening the Castle Gates

With high culture such an integral part of the Austrian identity, there are few positions as coveted and prestigious as director of Vienna’s Burgtheater, the country’s premier stage. One of the oldest and largest theaters in Europe, it has been considered a “national theater” akin to the Comédie-Française ever since Emperor Joseph II elevated its […]
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Virtual Nightmares at the Wiener Prater

The Clown updates the classic ghost train inside the world’s oldest theme park.There is something deeply unsettling about a clown that’s not put...

Laugh all you Want, OHT is Back with The Importance of Being Earnest

Back by popular demand, Open House Theatre goes Wilde with The Importance of Being Earnest Never ones to wash their clean linen in public, the Open H...

Franz Grillparzer’s Medea

The Volkstheater tackles the original woman scorned in Franz Grillparzer’s MedeaHow do you create empathy for a mother who murders her children?...

Lifting the Veil

The Vienna Theatre Project puts on Ayad Akhtar’s The Who and the What, where logos, mythos and gender intersectFour actors and a director huddle...

Twelfth Turbulent Nights

This comedy comes from Illyria to commemorate the Bard’s deathFeaturing a woman surviving a shipwreck and disguising herself as her twin brother...

Social Satire Der Menschenfeind at the Volkstheater

A modern take on Molière’s baroque human comedy.Widely regarded as one of the greatest masterpieces of comedy in Western literature, Molière’s s...

Nazi Superhumans Are Superior to All of You

Time-traveling master racists demonstrate The Horror of the Ordinary in this anarchic theater project.Keeping it surreal since 1997, the perform...

Woody Sez

The internationally acclaimed hit folk musical comes to ViennaWidely regarded as one of the leading exponents of American folk music, Woody Guthri...