Freudiana Produktionsfotos © VBW
Freudiana Produktionsfotos © VBW
Freudiana Produktionsfotos © VBW
Freudiana Produktionsfotos © VBW
Freudiana © VBW

Freudiana

World premiere from 1990-1992 in the Theater an der Wien

Erik, a young American, is accidentally locked in on a visit to the Sigmund Freud Museum in London and has to spend the night in Sigmund Freud's study.
He lies down on the famous couch and slides into an unreal world while falling asleep. Strange figures appear, all cases that Sigmund Freud had worked on at the time. Erik notes that some details concern him himself. It's like looking in a mirror. Dora, a girl whom he shyly worships, appears, his relationship with his parents is brought to his subconscious. Erik wants to learn more about himself and calls for an ominous ring that should give him entry into the circle of Wednesday society and the psychoanalytic association of Professor Freud
Suddenly he is on the London Underground, where he meets Sherlock Holmes, who helps him to make clear insights. Erik enters the tunnel of his own self, forcing his overpowering father down in a symbolic fight.
When Erik leaves the next day, he is suddenly no longer the shy tolerant, but a confident young man.

LEADING TEAM

Directed by Peter Weck
Choreography: Heinz Spoerli
Light: Rick Belzer
Sound: Alan Parsons
Stage: Hans Schavernoch
Costumes: Annette Beaufays and Susanne Schmögner
Musical direction: Caspar Richter

PREMIERE CAST

Ulrich Tukur (Erik)
Isabella Fritdum (Susan / Mrs. K.)
Susanne Altschul (Kate / nanny)
Markus Holzer (Billy / Little Hans)
Christoph Derdak (Billy / Little Hans)
Roland Resch (Billy / Little Hans)
Dagmar Hellberg (Billy's mother / nightclub singer / Erik's mother)
Felix Martin (Mr. Adams / Prof. Clown)
Regina Lemnitz (Mrs. Adams / circus director)
Mary Illes (girl / head nurse)
Norbert Lamla (Dora's father / Charcot)
Karin Zwirner (Dora)
Wolfgang Pampel (man with pipe / Sherlock Holmes / Erik's father)
Viktor Gernot (card player / wolf man)
Leopold Kern (card player / passer-by / rat man)
Ludwig Itgenhorst (card player / judge)
Max Pollak (postman)
Elin Carlson (girl)
Vasiliki Roussi (girl)
Graham Pushee (woman butterfly)
Kai Peterson (ensemble)
Thomas Nestler (ensemble)
Dean Welterlen (ensemble)
Sam Cole (ensemble)
Mario Steller (ensemble)
Eric Minsk (ensemble)
James Clark (ensemble)
Anthony d'Artagnan (ensemble)
Niki Bolen (ensemble)
Patrick Brunner (ensemble)
Christophe Caballero (ensemble)
Brian Carmack (ensemble)
Lindsay Chambers (ensemble)
Damien Harrison (ensemble)
Mike Bud (ensemble)
Tom Searle (ensemble)
Caroline Boureau (ensemble)
Danielle Brunner (ensemble)
Lauren Bunn (ensemble)
Nora Cherry (ensemble)
Kim Duddy (ensemble)
Karen Henry (ensemble)
Dianne Johnston (ensemble)
Susan Taylor (ensemble)
Doug Jones (swing)
Thorsten Tinney (swing)
Danuta Jaquet (backstage choir)
Fumi Kikuchi (backstage choir)
Sue Ann Rosenberg (backstage choir)

Current Shows

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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. 

  • Rebecca Spielplan 0222 © Original graphics designed by Dewymers, London

    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.