Tag:Theater

Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt Is a Portrait of Vienna’s Jewish Life

Lush and ultimately shattering, Leopoldstadt is a loving portrait of Jewish life in early 20th century Vienna, and a heartfelt embrace of Stoppard’s own immigrant story.

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 B...

All Salzburg’s a Stage

Born out of the ashes of the Great War, the Salzburg Festspiele carries on Max Reinhardt's dream of a Europe united through culture. Where other...

Performing Private Parts

Thiasus’ production of The Vagina Monologues brings real-life stories about the joys and sorrows of femininity to Vienna. When The Vagina Monologue...

A Hello to Arms | Rojava at the Volkstheater

Rojava offers lessons on love, life and death from the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria Rojava, the self-described autonomous admi...

Arrested Development at Theater Drachengasse

Annie Baker’s play "The Flick" puts the mundane into the spotlight at Theater Drachengasse. Growing up is never easy, as anyone who has ever done so ...

Sleuth

Vienna’s English Theatre presents Anthony Shaffer’s exemplary thriller, filled with deceit and deception Ever popular on English-language stages sin...

Open House Theatre: A Christmas Carol

The ghosts of Christmas past, present and future descend upon Vienna with the Open House Theatre Now in its 32nd consecutive year since it was perfo...

Beguiled by the Bird-Catcher

The Raimund Theater sets the stage for Emanuel Schikaneder, legendary writer of The Magic Flute. Every year, the day after the famed Opera Ball swee...

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 soci...

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 performanc...

How to Take the Stage in Vienna

These tips will help you to channel your inner Anna Netrebko, Elfriede Jelinek, Christoph Waltz or Fred Astaire. Taking in a Zauberflöte at the Staat...