Faust I - Schedule, Program & Tickets

Faust I

On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Salzburg State Theater, the acclaimed staging of "Faust I" by Carl Philip von Maldeghem is once again on the program.

The "Faust" material, begun in 1773, occupied Goethe (1749-1832) proverbially to the grave. Mephisto promises to be able to satisfy Faust's insatiable thirst for action and cognition. Faust betting his soul against it. Together, they journey through the small and the great world that leads them into life with all its temptations and temptations. Faust is the image of a restless man, who strives for knowledge and puts action in place of the word. He betrays and destroys everything that was once dear and precious to him: the science, the beloved, his own child and then nature, his own future. Is he himself the force that always wants the good and always creates the evil?

"With a lavish set design by Christian Floeren, it's all about a rousing spectacle, from heaven through the world to hell". [...] The dividing wall of life, where Faust dumbles in the moment, is set up on the stage. The black-and-white metaphorics that permeates the entire production like a red thread are as clear and insistent. "Traunsteiner Tagblatt

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