Erleben Sie die Musical-Fassung des international erfolgreichen Kino-Blockbusters in einer aufwändigen deutschsprachigen Inszenierung, mit spektakulären Choreographien und den weltbekannten, in englischer Sprache gesungenen, Songs des vielfach ausgezeichneten Filmsoundtracks.
The second collaboration between the dominating musical theatre partnership of the 1940s, Rodgers and Hammerstein, is based on the play „Liliom“ by Franz Molnár. Carousel barker Billy gets himself involved in a robbery in order to make money and dies – leaving his wife Julie and daughter Louisebehind. The Starkeeper gives Billy the chance to return and to do good...
“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Lyman Frank Baum is America’s most famous fairy tale which attained worldwide cult status through the screen adaptation starring Judy Garland (1939). Its best-known song “Over the Rainbow” by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg was awarded an Oscar in 1940. The stage version of this masterpiece, as originally developed in 1987 for the Royal Shakespeare Company, ist shown for the firt time at the Volksoper...
The world premiere of „Man of la Mancha“ took place on Broadway on 22nd November 1965. The
story about the bewildered Spanish knight who battles against windmills ran for a record number of 2300 performances. „Man of la Mancha“ was first performed at the Volksoper in 1994 with Robert Meyer in the role of Sancho. Now the production, directed by Olivier Tambosi, returns with Meyer playing the “Knight of the Sad Countenance”.
In their new BaRock opera, the composer Christian Kolonovits and his librettist Angelika Messner tell the life story of Antonio Vivaldi, the superstar of the Baroque era. An all-girl rock band finds their idol’s diary through which Vivaldi’s life unfolds like a colourful tapestry of truth, imagination and invention. The new opera musically combines Baroque elements with the distinct power of rock music.
Book author Laurents, lyricist Sondheim and composer Jule Styne combined their talents in 1959 for one of the greatest Broadway shows of all time. Gypsy is based on real people and has even been labelled the “mother of all musicals.” In any case, the plot centres on a strong “stage mother.” Mama Rose wants to see her daughter in the spotlight, though ultimately she stands in it alone.
„Man sieht nur mit dem Herzen gut, das Wesentliche ist für die Augen unsichtbar“
„DER KLEINE PRINZ“ von Antoine de Saint-Exupéry wurde in 110 Sprachen übersetzt und ist eines der meistgelesenen Bücher der Welt. Millionen von Kinder und Erwachsene haben die Geschichte um einen jungen Botschafter von einem fremden Stern regelrecht verschlungen. Es muss also einen universellen, in allen Kulturkreisen der Welt verstandenen Zauber um diese Geschichte geben, die Generationen von Menschen immer wieder neu fasziniert und in ihren Bann zieht.
German-speaking new production with music by Arndt Gerber and lyrics by Paul Wilhelm.
It is a musical that from all previous musical interpretations of literary substance apart: The texts of the authors consider themselves much closer to the novel and in much of the music that composed Sasson itself known opera citations involved.