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Wietske van Tongeren Kronprinzessin Stephanie

Wietske van Tongeren 2019 © Sandra Kosel

Born in the Netherlands, started her career at the Theater an der Wien in 2004 as a cover for the title role in ELISABETH, right after completing her training at the Conservatorium in Tilburg. Already in 2006 she was the first cast of Elisabeth in Stuttgart and, back in Vienna, she created the role of Ich for the world premiere of REBECCA at the Raimund Theater. After Cinderella in INTO THE WOODS in Bolzano 2008 she returned to the Raimund Theater for the German premiere of RUDOLF - AFFAIRE MAYERLING in the role of Stephanie. Among other things, she embodied Queen Anna in 3 MUSKETEERS (Tecklenburg, 2010), Ellen in MISS SAIGON (Klagenfurt, 2011), Betty Schaefer in SUNSET BOULEVARD (Bad Hersfeld, 2011; Dortmund, 2016; Bonn, 2017) and Agnés Duchamps in MARIE ANTOINETTE (Tecklenburg, 2012 ). From 2011 to 2013, she appeared as Maria von Trapp in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the Salzburg State Theater. For the world premiere of ROCKY - DAS MUSICAL in Hamburg, she created Adrian, the female lead, and then played it in Stuttgart. In 2018/19 she appeared on the Vienna couch in the one-woman show BLEIB STCH BIS ZUM SONNTAG and in NAMEN AN DER WAND as well as in Tecklenburg as Tonia in DR. SCHIWAGO. In 2020 she can be experienced in Vienna in her role as Grizabella in CATS, also as Rose in ASPECTS OF LOVE and at the Musical Summer Winzendorf as Evita in the musical of the same name.