A Chorus Line
The musical by Marvin Hamlish and Michael Bennet!
A new show is being prepared on Broadway. From a large number of applicants, ten dancers are to be selected for the ballet group. The viewer gets an insight into the hard, sober working day of an audition in the theater and experiences the dancers in their struggle for engagement.
Choreographer Zach wants to learn from the dancers why they want to be in the spotlight and so everyone reveals their psychogram in front of the group. Shortly before the decision is made about who will come to the show after the audition, a dancer injures himself so badly that he has to be taken to the hospital. Zach then asked the participants in the audition what they would do if they could no longer dance and received an answer: "We dance because we love dance, and what you do for love you will not regret."
Change of scene, grand finale, a perfect show that the audience loves. The dancers who have just introduced themselves personally and who were lucky enough to be selected dance - in the "Chorus Line".
Directed by Baayork Lee (based on original director and choreography by Michael Bennett)
Set design: Arthur Siccardi (based on the original by Robin Wagner)
Costume Assistant: Alyce Gilbert (after Theoni by Aldredge)
Lighting design: Steven Gerri (after Tharon Musser)
Musical direction: Caspar Richter
Marcello de Nardo
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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.
Finally back in Vienna from September 2022
Premiere: Thursday, 22.09.2022 - 7:30 pm
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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.