Burgtheater Vienna – Schedule, Program & Tickets

Burgtheater

After the Comédie Francaise, the Burgtheater in Vienna is Europe’s second-oldest theatre. Today, the Burgtheater, originally known as the K. K. Hoftheater nächst der Burg, complete with its three affiliated venues – the Akademietheater, Kasino and Vestibül – and a permanent ensemble of more than 80 actors and actresses, is one of Europe’s largest theatres and plays a seminal role in the German-speaking theatrical world. Every season, the Burgtheater and its affiliated venues welcome approximately 400,000 theatre-goers to some 800 performances.
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Ingolstadt

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After several major guest performances at the Vienna Festival, the internationally successful director Ivo van Hove is producing in Vienna for the first time.
„Jede Person ist eine ganze Stadt voller Menschen. In uns wohnen tausend verschiedene Versionen unserer selbst, und – sie können nicht alle gleich wichtig sein. Wir entscheiden, welche uns bestimmen. Sie haben die Medizin. Ich habe Gott. Eine Sache – eine einzige Sache – ist uns das Höchste.“
British playwright Martin Crimp has written a new version of CYRANO DE BERGERAC, and his adaptation of Edmond Rostand's famous late 19th-century verse drama is linguistically spectacular and enriched with numerous influences from spoken word, hip-hop and contemporary discourse: rhyming throughout, sharp tongued and full of humor.

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After several major guest performances at the Vienna Festival, the internationally successful director Ivo van Hove is producing in Vienna for the first time.
The place is extremely remote. A desert, deserted island where ships sometimes get stranded. With Sycorax on board, for example, who had been persecuted as a "witch" and expelled from Algiers, and her son Caliban. Or with Prospero, whom his brother Antonio overthrew and abandoned as Duke of Milan, with his daughter Miranda. Finally, Antonio himself, who accompanies the king of Naples to Africa to his daughter's wedding and, on the journey home with his court, got caught in the eponymous storm
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The director is at his wit's end. In less than 24 hours the theatrical premiere of the comedy NAKED FACTS will take place and the ensemble fails. Or have the actors and actresses conspired against him? Well, the rehearsal time was short for this door-to-door-to-door dance of coincidences, mix-ups, coincidences, it's about tax evasion, real estate deals, quickies and family reunification, in short: a potpourri of human passions.
bodies, all words. More, more and more. More money, more sex. More pain, more pleasure, more forgetting. Standstill is death. This is us. And Faust is one of us. After generations of readers praised him as the energetic Titan who casts off the shackles of faith, tradition and nature and at the same time takes the world into his own hands with his destiny, we now recognize that Faust has lost his way - and we with him .
After several major guest performances at the Vienna Festival, the internationally successful director Ivo van Hove is producing in Vienna for the first time.
The place is extremely remote. A desert, deserted island where ships sometimes get stranded. With Sycorax on board, for example, who had been persecuted as a "witch" and expelled from Algiers, and her son Caliban. Or with Prospero, whom his brother Antonio overthrew and abandoned as Duke of Milan, with his daughter Miranda. Finally, Antonio himself, who accompanies the king of Naples to Africa to his daughter's wedding and, on the journey home with his court, got caught in the eponymous storm
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Barbara Frey, director, musician and since this year Artistic Director of the Ruhrtriennale, embarks on a multilingual and musical journey into the thought cosmos of the great American catastrophe chronicler with HAUS USHER and other stories, together with an ensemble of actors and musicians from London, Budapest and Vienna.
The director is at his wit's end. In less than 24 hours the theatrical premiere of the comedy NAKED FACTS will take place and the ensemble fails. Or have the actors and actresses conspired against him? Well, the rehearsal time was short for this door-to-door-to-door dance of coincidences, mix-ups, coincidences, it's about tax evasion, real estate deals, quickies and family reunification, in short: a potpourri of human passions.
„Jede Person ist eine ganze Stadt voller Menschen. In uns wohnen tausend verschiedene Versionen unserer selbst, und – sie können nicht alle gleich wichtig sein. Wir entscheiden, welche uns bestimmen. Sie haben die Medizin. Ich habe Gott. Eine Sache – eine einzige Sache – ist uns das Höchste.“
It all begins with the nocturnal longing for liver sausage. The unemployed petty bourgeois Semjon Semjonowitsch wakes up his wife Masha, who indignantly rejects his sleepy cravings for meat. The marital quarrel quickly escalates, Semjon Semjonowitsch leaves the marital bed hurt and can no longer be found in the dark residential complex.
A light-flooded, modernist villa on the sunny side of Vienna, full of people with whom life was not meant badly. Scholars and industrialists, actresses and filmmakers, therapists and lawyers, business executives and investors—they orbit themselves and each other in their small orbits, piling up financial and emotional debt and concocting plans to save humanity or their own little misfortune.
After several major guest performances at the Vienna Festival, the internationally successful director Ivo van Hove is producing in Vienna for the first time.
The place is extremely remote. A desert, deserted island where ships sometimes get stranded. With Sycorax on board, for example, who had been persecuted as a "witch" and expelled from Algiers, and her son Caliban. Or with Prospero, whom his brother Antonio overthrew and abandoned as Duke of Milan, with his daughter Miranda. Finally, Antonio himself, who accompanies the king of Naples to Africa to his daughter's wedding and, on the journey home with his court, got caught in the eponymous storm
...
British playwright Martin Crimp has written a new version of CYRANO DE BERGERAC, and his adaptation of Edmond Rostand's famous late 19th-century verse drama is linguistically spectacular and enriched with numerous influences from spoken word, hip-hop and contemporary discourse: rhyming throughout, sharp tongued and full of humor.

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The battle is over, but the war is not over. Troy has fallen, columns of smoke hang over the rubble and the victorious Greeks prepare to depart. The surviving Trojan women find themselves outside the city, on the cusp between their old lives as state elites and those to come in slavery...
„Jede Person ist eine ganze Stadt voller Menschen. In uns wohnen tausend verschiedene Versionen unserer selbst, und – sie können nicht alle gleich wichtig sein. Wir entscheiden, welche uns bestimmen. Sie haben die Medizin. Ich habe Gott. Eine Sache – eine einzige Sache – ist uns das Höchste.“
Klaus Maria Brandauer liest "eine Pilgerfahrt zu Beethoven" von Richard Wagner.

Änderungen vorbehalten.
MARIA STUART is a political thriller, a historical exaggeration, a passionate examination of the questions that plagued Schiller throughout his life: What is freedom? How does politics work? And how can theater immunize against the deadly virus of power?
MARIA STUART is a political thriller, a historical exaggeration, a passionate examination of the questions that plagued Schiller throughout his life: What is freedom? How does politics work? And how can theater immunize against the deadly virus of power?
The middle breaks off. The security, the promise of advancement, the self-confidence, the ambitions in the "middle of society" are dwindling, the radicalization is increasing. "Relegation society" is the sign of the times..
After several major guest performances at the Vienna Festival, the internationally successful director Ivo van Hove is producing in Vienna for the first time.
The battle is over, but the war is not over. Troy has fallen, columns of smoke hang over the rubble and the victorious Greeks prepare to depart. The surviving Trojan women find themselves outside the city, on the cusp between their old lives as state elites and those to come in slavery...
A light-flooded, modernist villa on the sunny side of Vienna, full of people with whom life was not meant badly. Scholars and industrialists, actresses and filmmakers, therapists and lawyers, business executives and investors—they orbit themselves and each other in their small orbits, piling up financial and emotional debt and concocting plans to save humanity or their own little misfortune.
The middle breaks off. The security, the promise of advancement, the self-confidence, the ambitions in the "middle of society" are dwindling, the radicalization is increasing.