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Review: ELISABETH IN CONCERT at Schönbrunn Palace Photo Review: ELISABETH IN CONCERT at Schönbrunn Palace
by Martin Ganeider - June 28, 2024

Let's have a blast with Elisabeth the Musical-Concert Version for the fourth and last time in the picturesque courtyard of Schönbrunn Palace....

Review: 1000 JAHRE TSCHAUNER at Tschauner Bühne Photo Review: 1000 JAHRE TSCHAUNER at Tschauner Bühne
by Martin Ganeider - June 13, 2024

100 Years Tschauner, the latest Theater Comedy revue at Vienna's most famous impromptu stage, is the chosen production to kick off this year's Tschauner Season in the heart of Ottakring. It's the 115th anniversary, celebrating 115 years of delightful entertainment and countless unforgettable theatre...

Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Volksoper Wien Photo Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Volksoper Wien
by Gabor Szilagyi - May 22, 2024

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s eternal holiday favourite musical, The Sound of Music is so much more than a stage incarnation of the legendary, multi-award winner movie. The current German language version from Volksoper Wien is a faithfully produced, serviceably staged, beautifully sung performance, a r...

Review: DAVOR/DANACH (BEFORE/AFTER) at Theatre Spielraum Photo Review: DAVOR/DANACH (BEFORE/AFTER) at Theatre Spielraum
by Martin Ganeider - April 22, 2024

Davor/Danach (Before/After) is an intimate chamber musical written by Stuart Matthew Price and Timothy Knapman. It can be seen for the first time in German at the Theatre Spielraum in the heart of Vienna....

Review: ROCK OF AGES at Stadthalle Wien Photo Review: ROCK OF AGES at Stadthalle Wien
by Martin Ganeider - April 14, 2024

What did our critic think of ROCK OF AGES at Stadthalle Wien?...

Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Raimund Theater Photo Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Raimund Theater
by Martin Ganeider - March 16, 2024

What did our critic think of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Raimund Theater?...

Review: FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL at Stadthalle Wien Photo Review: FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL at Stadthalle Wien
by Martin Ganeider - February 08, 2024

What did our critic think of FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL at Stadthalle Wien? Remember those days when dancing in Bomont was prohibited, and we watched the young Kevin Bacon as Ren McCormack, giving it all for the sake of dancing and all the unfortunate souls in this prim little town. Of course, there wasn...

Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Volksoper Photo Review: WEST SIDE STORY at Volksoper
by Martin Ganeider - January 28, 2024

What did our critic think of WEST SIDE STORY at Volksoper?...

Review: CANDIDE at Museumsquartier Halle E Photo Review: CANDIDE at Museumsquartier Halle E
by Martin Ganeider - January 19, 2024

Leonard Bernstein's masterpiece, Candide, is back in Vienna for a strictly limited run. Based on Voltaire's 18th-century novel, Bernstein created a so-called comic operetta, or as some might say, a musical in an old-fashioned way. You may call it whatever you want. At the end of the evening, it is a...

Review: WORKING at MUK Theater Photo Review: WORKING at MUK Theater
by Martin Ganeider - December 18, 2023

There might be no better place for a university for music and arts than in the heart of Vienna, surrounded by historical buildings where the greatest composers of all time have been strolling around. Unsurprisingly, many now-famous musical actors, like the latest newcomer, Moritz Mausser (ROCK ME AM...

Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Raimund Theater Photo Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Raimund Theater
by Martin Ganeider - November 21, 2023

What did our critic think of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Raimund Theater?...

Review: TICK,TICK...BOOM! at Volksoper Photo Review: TICK,TICK...BOOM! at Volksoper
by Martin Ganeider - October 29, 2023

What did our critic think of TICK,TICK...BOOM! at Volksoper?...

Review: MASTER CLASS at Das Vindobona Photo Review: MASTER CLASS at Das Vindobona
by Martin Ganeider - October 18, 2023

December 02, 2023, would be the 100th birthday of the world's greatest opera singer, Maria Callas. What a great reason to bring back Arie Zingers Volkstheater's production from 1997 with Andrea Eckert, recreating her critically acclaimed performance, now at the stage of Wolfgang Ebner's Vindobona fo...

Review: ROCK ME AMADEUS THE FALCO MUSICAL at RONACHER THEATER Photo Review: ROCK ME AMADEUS THE FALCO MUSICAL at RONACHER THEATER
by Martin Ganeider - October 08, 2023

What did our critic think of ROCK ME AMADEUS THE FALCO MUSICAL at RONACHER THEATER?...

Review: ELISABETH IN CONCERT at Schönbrunn Castle Photo Review: ELISABETH IN CONCERT at Schönbrunn Castle
by Martin Ganeider - June 30, 2023

What did our critic think of ELISABETH IN CONCERT at Schönbrunn Castle? The dramatically touching story about Austria's famous Empress Elisabeth is back for a three-night Open Air Concert in Schönbrunn's grand forecourt....

Review: NONNSENSE at TSCHAUNER BÜHNE Photo Review: NONNSENSE at TSCHAUNER BÜHNE
by Martin Ganeider - June 19, 2023

What did our critic think of NONNSENSE at TSCHAUNER BÜHNE? Let's get Tschaunern, Vienna's most famous impromptu stage, kicked off the 2023 season with Dan Goggin's Musical Comedy, Nonnsense. ...

Review: DIRTY DANCING THE ORIGINAL LIVE ON TOUR at WIENER STADTHALLE Photo Review: DIRTY DANCING THE ORIGINAL LIVE ON TOUR at WIENER STADTHALLE
by Martin Ganeider - June 14, 2023

What did our critic think of DIRTY DANCING THE ORIGINAL LIVE ON TOUR at WIENER STADTHALLE? 'No one puts baby in a corner.' One of the most iconic movie quotes of all time, embossed by Patrick Swayze as Johnny Castle. The movie became a phenomenon, but it took years to convince Eleanor Bergstein to t...

Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR IN CONCERT at Raimund Theater Photo Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR IN CONCERT at Raimund Theater
by Martin Ganeider - April 01, 2023

What did our critic think of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR IN CONCERT at Raimund Theater?...

Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 at LANDESTHEATER LINZ Photo Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 at LANDESTHEATER LINZ
by Martin Ganeider - March 22, 2023

What did our critic think of NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 at LANDESTHEATER LINZ?...

Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at DAS VINDOBONA Photo Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at DAS VINDOBONA
by Martin Ganeider - January 11, 2023

What did our critic think of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at DAS VINDOBONA? The Glam-Rock Musical Sensation with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask and a Book by John Cameron Mitchell is back in Austria for a limited run at the Vindobona. What a way to start the year. After Hedwig's first appearance in ...

Feature: Best Theatre of 2022 For Austria & Germany Photo Feature: Best Theatre of 2022 For Austria & Germany
by Martin Ganeider - December 27, 2022

Let's call it a year. Recovering from the pandemic episode, home alone, only connected via Video Calls, (more or less) entertained by living room concerts instead of spending a night out at the theatre, we got the opportunity to enjoy various shows over Austria and Germany. We returned to the theatr...

Review: HARRY POTTER THE EXHIBITION at METAstadt Vienna Photo Review: HARRY POTTER THE EXHIBITION at METAstadt Vienna
by Martin Ganeider - December 19, 2022

What did our critic think of HARRY POTTER THE EXHIBITION at MetaStadt Vienna?...

Review: DINNER BEFORE CHRISTMAS at Das Vindobona Photo Review: DINNER BEFORE CHRISTMAS at Das Vindobona
by Martin Ganeider - December 03, 2022

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!...

Review: TONI MÖRWALD PALAZZO at Spiegelpalast Wien Photo Review: TONI MÖRWALD PALAZZO at Spiegelpalast Wien
by Martin Ganeider - November 12, 2022

What did our critic think of TONI MÖRWALD PALAZZO at Spiegelpalast Wien? DINNER IS READY!...

Review: THE DANUBE SYMPHONY at Wiener Musikverein Photo Review: THE DANUBE SYMPHONY at Wiener Musikverein
by Martin Ganeider - November 06, 2022

What did our critic think of THE DANUBE SYMPHONY at Wiener Musikverein?...



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NORMA
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KAMMER­MUSIK 1
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FIN DE PARTIE
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