Akademietheater Vienna – Schedule, Program & Tickets

Akademietheater

Designed by the architects Fellner & Hellmer and Ludwig Baumann and built between 1911 and 1913, the Akademietheater has been the Burgtheater’s second venue since 1922. After many years of requests from ensemble members of the Burgtheater who wanted a second stage of more intimate dimensions, Max Paulsen succeeded in affiliating the “Theatre of the Academy of Music and the Performing Arts”, for brevity 's sake called Akademietheater, to the Burgtheater as a smaller, second venue. It was inaugurated on September 8, 1922, with a performance of Goethe’s Iphigenia in Tauris. After the Second World War, which the building survived intact, the theatre was re-opened on May 19, 1945, under the direction of Raoul Aslan with Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. The Akademietheater was refurbished and technically upgraded in 1974 and in 1999.
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Der Rüssel
Der Rüssel, das ist ein „Volksstück“ auf Koks, eine völlig überdrehte Kreuzung aus Ganghofer mit Buñuel: Da wird im dichten Tann gewildert, da schäumt der Wildbach, da wettert es heftig um Gipfelkreuz und Galgen, da steigt der Alte der Braut des Jungen nach – bis in die monströse Dorf-Welt unvermittelt das Fremde einbricht, aus dem man zuerst ebenso begeistert Profit schlägt, wie man es später bis aufs Blut bekämpft.
Dov Grinstein is a stand-up comedian, Krakeeler, solo entertainer and audience whore. In a hall in the barren industrial area of ​​Netanya, a city between Haifa and Tel Aviv, he arrives for his last performance. He teases his audience, speaks it directly, becomes openly offensive, apologizes tearfully. He tears antics, tells lazy and witty, vulgar and innocent jokes.
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Atlanta, in the South of the US: One father, Afzal, and two adult daughters. The widowed patriarch is originally from Pakistan and has worked his way up from taxi driver to successful taxi operator. A rather liberal Muslim, but with very stable views, who takes care of his daughters. For the elderly, Zarina, a gifted writer, he even secretly looks for a man..
The army of the Persian king Dareios was founded in 490 BC. Defeated by the Athenians in the Battle of Marathon. Ten years later, his son Xerxes with a huge fleet of over a thousand ships against the Greeks to avenge the shame of defeat. Tormented by evil dreams and forebodings, the Persian king's mother Atossa waits for news from the war zone before Salamis.
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Die Geburtstagsfeier ist eine finstere Komödie, in der Gewalt in eine ordentliche bürgerliche Gesellschaft einbricht und sie zu zerstören droht. Die Menschen sind bei Pinter so verunsichert, dass sie selbst nicht wissen, welchen Motiven sie folgen. Angst und Entsetzen haben keinen Namen mehr, sie sind vieldeutig, unbestimmt und undefinierbar.
The army of the Persian king Dareios was founded in 490 BC. Defeated by the Athenians in the Battle of Marathon. Ten years later, his son Xerxes with a huge fleet of over a thousand ships against the Greeks to avenge the shame of defeat. Tormented by evil dreams and forebodings, the Persian king's mother Atossa waits for news from the war zone before Salamis.
Ein modernes Mehrfamilienhaus. Das Leben von Menschen, die sich fremd sind, die sich nicht kennen. Wohnungen übereinander gestapelt, ein Turm voller Geheimnisse. Wir sehen das Haus aus verschiedenen Perspektiven, vom Keller bis zum obersten Stockwerk, wir sehen die Bäder, die Esszimmer, das Treppenhaus. Wie der Fotograf in Hitchcocks Das Fenster zum Hof sind wir Voyeure, sammeln Hinweise, lösen Rätsel, sind konfrontiert mit Banalitäten, mit Abgründen und intimsten Geheimnissen...
Sick and cramped, the Wingfields apartment in St. Louis is home to a group of friends: while Amanda, abandoned by her husband, returns to her Southern youth and waits for a worshiper for her physically disabled daughter Laura, son Tom, a retired writer, feeds the family as a warehouse worker. Before the prosaic reality, all three flee into lyrical daydreams: Amanda in the memory of a long gone aristocratic life, Laura in her collection of glass animals and Tom in celluloid and alcohol.
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Dov Grinstein is a stand-up comedian, Krakeeler, solo entertainer and audience whore. In a hall in the barren industrial area of ​​Netanya, a city between Haifa and Tel Aviv, he arrives for his last performance. He teases his audience, speaks it directly, becomes openly offensive, apologizes tearfully. He tears antics, tells lazy and witty, vulgar and innocent jokes.
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Die Hölle, das ist … ein Zinshaus: Dort haust die „ausgemergelte Pensionistin“ Wurm gemeinsam mit ihrem verkrüppelten Sohn Herrmann in einem ärmlichen Loch.
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Atlanta, in the South of the US: One father, Afzal, and two adult daughters. The widowed patriarch is originally from Pakistan and has worked his way up from taxi driver to successful taxi operator. A rather liberal Muslim, but with very stable views, who takes care of his daughters. For the elderly, Zarina, a gifted writer, he even secretly looks for a man..