In its role as the world capital of music, the city of Vienna offers not only classical music, operas or operettas, but also numerous musicals. There are several stages in the center of the city for the diverse forms of the music entertainment theater.
The Raimundtheater and the Ronacher bring big international and local musicals to Vienna and the Volksoper, Vienna’s big house for operetta, opera, musical and ballet, shines with musical classics in their own production. In 2019, these include “Leonard Bernsteins Wonderful Town”.
Which musicals will be played in Vienna in 2019/2020?
The following performances will be on the program of the great Viennese theaters and event locations in the coming months:
- The Sound of Music – Musical
The Sound of Music, the musical by Richard Rodgers, will be on the program of the Volksoper Wien from 22 April to 21 October.
Carousel – Musical
Carousel, is a musical by Rodgers & Hammerstein. From May 20 to June 28, 2019, it will be on display at the Volksoper Vienna.
Autumn will be launched in the Volksoper with the musical “Cabaret” by author duo Kander and Ebb. This work will be performed for the first time at the Volksoper in Vienna. The event will start on September 12, 2019, with performances until November 14, 2019.
The plot: Clifford Bradshaw, a young American writer, comes to Berlin to be inspired for his new novel. In for the buzz of Berlin’s nightlife or in the legendary Kit Kat Club he meets the English singer Sally Bowles …
CATS – Musical
From September 22, 2019 to December 31, 2019, the musical CATS will be on the program in Ronacher, Vienna.
Der Mann von La Mancha
From October 24th to November 24th there will be performances in the Volksoper of the successful musical The Man of La Mancha in German language.
Woodstock The Story – Das Rockmusical
The most legendary festival of all time celebrates its big anniversary in 2019. Half a century later, the lifestyle of all flower children has made it to the stage. With the rock musical “Woodstock The Story” you can experience the summer of 1969 once again live. To be seen on 05. November 2019 in the Wiener Stadthalle, Halle F.
Brigadoon (halbszenisch) Musical by Frederick Loewe
In English with German surtitles, the musical Brigadoon can be seen in the Volksoper at the beginning of December 2019. The Austrian-born composer Frederick Loewe has remembered his success in a German saga, in which an enchanted hamlet only comes to life every one hundred years.
- The Wizard of Oz
At the end of December 2019 and at the beginning of January 2020 there will be screenings of the musical “The Wizard of Oz”, probably the most famous fairy tale in the Volksoper.
The Beauty and the Beast – The Musical
On January 25, 2020, the performance of the musical “The Beauty and the Beast” will take place in the Wiener Stadthalle, Halle F. The musical is a mixture of romance and drama with soulful ballads and rocking songs in German.
Gypsy Musical by Jule Styne
The musical “Gypsy”, which goes back to real existing people, was even called the “mother of all musicals”. From 16 January 2020 to 15 February 2020, this musical will be on view in the Volksoper Vienna.
That’s Life – The Sinatra Musical
Frank Sinatra, was one of the greatest entertainers in the world. His songs such as “My Way”, “Strangers In The Night” or “New York, New York” brought him a worldwide reputation. On February 29, 2020, the Sinatra musical will take place in the Wiener Stadthalle.
My Fair Lady Musical by Frederick Loewe
From 3 February to 15 April 2020, the musical My Fair Lady will again be the focus of the program of the Volksoper in Vienna. Aphrodite brought a statue of a woman to life and gave her to Pygmalion as a woman …
Flashdance – the Musical
The lifestyle of the 80s comes on the stage. Flashdance presents a brilliant dance film in Vienna. From 08 February to 11 February. Tickets for Flashdance are available at Oeticket.
Vivaldi – The fifth season
From 03. April to 07. May 2020, the musical “Vivaldi – The Fifth Season” will start at the Volksoper in Vienna. This musical tells the exciting, scandalous and dramatic life of a Baroque superstar, violin virtuoso and composer Antonio Vivaldi.
“BEAT IT!” The brand new musical
The legend is alive! On the occasion of the 60th birthday of the “King of Pop” Michael Jackson, the brand-new musical “BEAT IT!” Celebrated its world premiere at the Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. Already in 2019 there were some performances in Vienna, on April 11, 2020, the musical can be seen again in the Wiener Stadthalle.
Kiss me, Kate – Musical by Cole Porter
From May 13 to June 30, 2020, the performance of the musical “Kiss Me, Kate” will start in the Volksoper. This musical was the first that brought Marcel Prawy to Austria in 1956.
Wonderful Town – Musical von Leonard Bernstein
From June 11th to June 28th, 2020 we will continue with a musical by Leonard Bernstein, Wonderful Town.