BODYGUARD - The Musical will celebrate its Austrian premiere at the 27 September 2018 at the Ronacher. We talked to the lead actors Patricia Meeden (Rachel Marron) and Jo Weil (Bodyguard, Frank Farmer) about their role.
VBW's musical productions combine Austrian traditions with international success. The Raimund Theater and Ronacher have been the venue for innumerable debut performances and Austrian or European premieres.
VBW brings the international hit production BODYGUARD to the Vienna audience with a first-rate cast drawn from musicals, straight drama, film and TV. Spectacular choreography, songs from the Grammy-winning film soundtrack, and many other global chart-toppers – sung in English – guarantee the audience an outstanding live experience.
Vereinigte Bühnen Wien is opening the 2018/19 season in the Ronacher with the international hit musical BODYGUARD – THE MUSICAL, based on one of the biggest cinema blockbusters of all time. Spectacular choreography and songs by the Grammy-winning film soundtrack guarantee the audience a first-class live experience.
Christian Struppeck: international expert in musicals has tenure as artistic director of musicals extended
As of the 2022/2023 season, the Norwegian opera director Stefan Herheim will take over as artistic director of the Theater an der Wien. The present artistic director, Roland Geyer, will stay in place at the stagione opera house until Herheim takes over. The artistic director of musicals for the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien (VBW), Christian Struppeck, has had his contract extended for a further five years as of the 2020/21 season.
A big thank-you to our audiences! I AM FROM AUSTRIA held its grand premiere in Vienna and our two autumn productions triggered the highest number of pre-sales since records began: together, the two musicals have kicked off the new season with sales of over 160,000 tickets.
Wildly successful opening night at the Raimund Theater
I AM FROM AUSTRIA, the musical by Titus Hoffmann (book & idea) and Christian Struppeck (book & creative development), featuring Rainhard Fendrich’s greatest hits, had its world premiere on 16 September 2017 at the Raimund Theater in Vienna.
Just four weeks to go! On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES can finally be seen in Vienna again! Yesterday VBWs Artistic Director Christian Struppeck and Director Cornelius Baltus invited in the rehearsal studio to give a first insight in the rehearsals. The opening night is on the 30th September 2017 at the Ronacher.
In a few weeks the cult musical DANCE OF THE VAMPIRE comes home. On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES returns to Vienna on the 30th September 2017, the city where it was first performed.