Romeo und Julia Produktionsfotos © VBW
Romeo und Julia Produktionsfotos © VBW
Romeo und Julia Produktionsfotos © VBW
Romeo und Julia Produktionsfotos © VBW
Romeo und Julia Produktionsfotos © VBW
Romeo und Julia Produktionsfotos © VBW

Romeo & Julia

The greatest love story ever!

In the beautiful city-state of Verona, a conflict between the hostile Capulet and Montague families is smoldering. Romeo, the young Montague, is a melancholy fanatic looking for love. Julia, the daughter of the Capulets, also dreams of being able to give her love to the right person. The two meet at a ball in the Capulets' house and immediately fall in love with each other.

Against all odds, they are determined to fight for this love and are secretly trusted. Word has spread of Romeo's and Juliet's love in the streets of Verona. Julia's cousin Tybalt provokes an argument in which Romeo's friend Mercutio dies. Full of guilt and anger, Romeo grabs the dagger and stabs Tybalt.

Romeo has to go into exile in Mantua. In order to avoid her marriage to Count Paris, Julia gets a potion that makes her appear dead. The news of her supposed death spreads like wildfire in the streets and finally reaches Romeo. He rushes to Verona, opens the crypt of the Capulets and sees Juliet laid out. In order not to be separated from her, Romeo swallows a deadly poison. He dies in a kiss of death with Julia. When Juliet wakes up to realize that Romeo is dead, she takes his dagger and stabs herself to stay with him forever.

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  • Elisabeth - konzertant 2022 © VBW

    In Concert

    ELISABETH 2022

    In Concert | Open Air in the grand forecourt of Schönbrunn Palace

    Premiere: Thursday, 30.06.2022

    Duration: ~ 2:30h

    The VBW’s internationally successful production ELISABETH, penned by the crack team of Michael Kunze & Sylvester Levay, will be performed from the 30th of June to the 2nd of July 2022 as an exceptional concert experience in the grand forecourt of Schönbrunn Palace.

    The famous historical setting provides a unique and dignified backdrop for the concert version of the musical, which tells the dramatic and moving story of the life, loves and tribulations of Empress Elisabeth of Austria. 

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    Musical

    REBECCA

    Finally back in Vienna from September 2022

    Premiere: Thursday, 22.09.2022 - 7:30 pm

    The romantic love story at Manderley Castle gradually develops into a gripping thriller with plenty of intrigue and dark surprises. Breathtakingly staged, with magnificent sets, poignant melodies, a unique, large live orchestra and amazing special effects, REBECCA is a musical experience in a class of its own that you definitely don't want to miss.

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    Musical

    THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME

    From October 2022 for the first time in Vienna

    Premiere: Saturday, 08.10.2022 - 7:30 pm

    Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME promises an extraordinary and highly moving musical experience for young and old with all the unforgettable songs of the world-famous film. This impressive musical adaptation captivates not only with its Oscar-nominated, opulent music featuring large church choirs, but also with Scott Schwartz's lavish and powerful staging. Experience the successful play after many international productions, including in the USA, Berlin and Tokyo, now finally for the first time in Vienna at the Ronacher.