Saturday, 26. July 2014
29. 02. 12. - 19:15
The Volkstheater Vienna currently offers a wide spectrum of plays ranging from a legendary musical drama to a popular farce.
"Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern" by Martin Sperr recently premiered at the Volkstheater, one of Austria’s most popular theatres. The theatre is situated in Neubau district, just over the road from the Museumsquartier (MQ) and within walking distance of popular shopping streets like Mariahilfer Straße, Neubaugasse and Kirchengasse.
The whole "Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern" cast’s performances received unanimous acclaim by the audience and critics while some decisions by director Schirin Khodadadian were criticised in reviews published in the Kurier, Die Presse and other dailies. "Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern" portrays the rough life in a Bavarian village after the war. Claudia Sabitzer, Simon Mantei and former Schauspielhaus Zurich actor Günter Franzmeier – the stars of the Volkstheater’s current "Der einsame Weg" stage production – are performing in "Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern".
"Die Dreigroschenoper" (The Threepenny Opera), the famous musical drama by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill is currently on at the Volkstheater as well. "Mackie Messer" Marcello de Nardo, Katharina Straßer and Andrea Bröderbauer not only prove to be excellent actors but also singers. Michael Schottenberg, the creative director of the Volkstheater, directs the musical drama which has been performed across the world since its premiere in Berlin, Germany, in 1928.
A German version of Ray Cooney’s hilarious farce "Out of Order" will be staged at the Volkstheater on 26 March. The play was featured in the theatre’s programme for the first time in 2009. Now the Volkstheater decided to get it back on due to immense public demand. Erich Schleyer and Till Firit can be seen in leading roles in the play from 1991.
Immigration drama "Die Reise" and "Mondlicht und Magnolien" (Moonlight and Magnolias), a comedy by Ron Hutchinson starring Thomas Kamper and Christoph F. Krutzler, will also be performed at the Volkstheater in the coming weeks.
>> +43 1 521 114 00
» Travel 2013-04-01
Looking out of the window you may think of anything other than summer, but it is rapidly approaching and that means one thing - Summer holidays!
» Panorama 2013-03-18
Glamour and glitz were out in force at the weekend as stars from Austria and further afield flocked over the red carpet into the Vienna City Hall for a night of awards, dance and partying!
» Panorama 2013-02-11
By far the sweetest event in the Vienna Ball season - the Bonbon Ball took place this weekend.
» Panorama 2012-05-31
A Harvard University professor’s book on the killing of Osama Bin Laden, a collection of funny experiences on planes and many more interesting releases are out now.
» Panorama 2012-05-30
A long-lost urban photography collection, an excellent new travel guide for Croatia and a new book about growing up in Austria in the 19th century are out now.
» Panorama 2012-05-29
The Austrian Times would like to recommend these six books now out by German publishing houses.
» Sports 2012-05-31
Marcel Koller has taken a stand on his predecessor’s policies.
» Sports 2012-05-23
Manchester United have signalised interest in David Alaba.
» Panorama 2012-05-22
The Austrian Times has once again searched the book publishing market of German-speaking Europe to list some of the most interesting releases of the past weeks and months.
Teen Dying Of Cancer Killed At Charity Event After Ride In Porsche Goes Wrong
The family of a sick boy who was offered a trip in a high-performance Porsche because he was dying of cancer is suing the charity after the Porsche he was travelling in crashed head-on into oncoming traffic.
Japanese Pervert Planned Natascha Kampusch Style Kidnap
A Japanese man inspired by Austrian pervert Wolfgang Priklopil kidnapped a 10-year-old girl and kept her in a purpose-built cellar where he planned to train her to become the perfect wife.
German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid
A portly hiker dressed in traditional Lederhosen was rescued after he yodeled for help after getting stuck for three hours in a cattle grid.
Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes
An award-winning Austrian winegrower is believed to have set a new record after leaving harvested grapes for an incredible nine months before fermenting them to create an ultra-sweet white and red wine.
Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond
An Austrian castle owner got a shock after discovering this massive aircraft wheel had landed in his duck pond.
Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party
Austrian gun maker Gaston Glock has celebrated his 85th birthday with a huge ceremony in which the charitable work of himself and his wife Kathrin was honoured with a top Austrian award, and confirmation that this year two streets and a business park are to be named after him.
Sausage Surprise As Giant Wurst Is Pinched
Austrian police are hunting crooks who broke open a market stall and stole a 1.5 metre sausage worth over 2,000 EUR in the picture postcard village of St Michael in the region of Lungau.
Multi Coloured UFOs In Formation Over Austria
Austrian officials say they are baffled to explain a UFO sighting in which dozens of people reported seeing between 50 and 100 objects flying in formation.
Priests Furious After Porn Films Shot In Local Parish Church
A furious Austrian Catholic priest has complained to police after discovering a local woman had apparently been using his church as a studio to make porn films.
Two metre snake sends woman motorist fleeing
An Austrian motorist got a shock after noticing something hanging down from under her car – and realising it was a huge two metre snake that had ended up curled around the engine.
The most popular stories –
last 7 days
|Michael Schumacher Family In Talks With Micro Chip Docs|
|Austrian Castle Owner Shocked By Airplane Wheel In Duck Pond|
|Glock Receives Austrian Award At Birthday Party|
|Austrian Wine Grower Sets New Record For Maturing Grapes|
|German Hiker Yodels For Help After Getting Trapped In Cattle Grid|
Why suffer in silence. Let off steam by letting our readers share your troubles. File your complaints about anything and everything here.
Our ombudsman David Rogers will try and help solve some of the problems from lazy civil servants through to incompetent companies – and at the very least the worst transgressors will end up in our weekly special report.