03.06.2018 - 05.06.2018 | 19:00 | Wiener Volksoper
The ballet presents a touching moment in European history: the events surrounding Marie Antoinette have become part of the collective memory over the centuries. In his view, however, Patrick de Bana is not concerned with a chronicle of historical events. Rather, the mental states of Marie Antoinette are depicted in momentary snapshots. Fate and shadow accompany and predict the events.
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The Volksoper is Vienna’s main stage for operetta, opera, musicals and ballet, offering sophisticated musical entertainment. Colourful, eclectic and full of vitality, it is the only theatre dedicated to the genre of operetta.
Operetta belongs to Vienna and Vienna installed it at the home of operetta, Volksopera Vienna, which thereupon became the leading operetta house in the world. First class singers, actors and dancers together with a versatile orchestra cunjure up a musical firework display every evening.
Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, Emmerich Kálmán wrote their world famous beloved melodies for operettas such as “The Fledermaus”, “The Merry Widow” and “The Csárdás Princess”. A visit to at least one of these operettas at the Volksopera Vienna is a must for every visitor to Vienna!
In the repertory theatre, which seats 1,337 persons, some 300 performances of around 35 different productions are staged every year between September and June.