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Musicals in Vienna 2020

Musicals are very popular in Vienna and are fixtures of the wonderful city of music. Find out more about the theaters that show musicals  all year round as well as the most beautiful and entertaining current productions.

Vienna’s most famous musical theaters are the Ronacher and the Raimund Theater, both run by the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien (VBW). Year after year, they bring exciting international musicals hit as well as in-house productions (such as I am From Austria or CATS ) to the stage.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

From January 2020, the Phantom of the Opera will be again on a major tour throughout Germany and Austria. The captivating story of the man with the mask is based on the novel by Gaston Leroux and is brought back to life by librettist Paul Wilhelm and composer Arndt Gerber.

During the more than two-hour show, visitors are taken to the 19th century Paris Opera with contemporary costumes and hairstyles. There is a unique spectacle in which not only the orchestra, but also the acting performance of the top soloists are convincing.

Details:
Where: Wiener Stadthalle I Halle F I Roland-Rainer-Platz 1 I 1150 Wien
Date: 16.01.2020
Tickets: from 39,00 EUR (more info)  
HOP ON HOP OFF Station YELLOW LINE Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/ Mariahilferstraße

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The Phantom Of The Opera © ASA Event

THE BEAUTY & THE BEAST

The touching love story of the famous French novella "La Belle et la Bête" is performed with the German-language stage version in the Wiener Stadthalle.

With the highly acclaimed music of composer Martin Doepke, the audience can expect one of the most romantic musicals ever!

With a mix of romantic ballads and rock songs, as well as unique stage sets and a spectacular light show, "The Beauty and the Beast" celebrates its 25th anniversary!

Details:
Where: Wiener Stadthalle I Halle F I Roland-Rainer-Platz 1 I 1150 Wien
Date: 25.01.2020
Tickets: from 20,00 EUR (more info)  ​​​​​
HOP ON HOP OFF YELLOW LINE Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/ Mariahilferstraße

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The Beauty & The Beast © Jef Kratochvil

CATS

The fascinating musical that over 73 million people in 30 countries have seen worldwide is coming back to Vienna! The Vereinigte Bühnen Wien shows the world-famous musical in a new version of the original production in German at the Ronacher. Breathtaking dance, legendary costumes, a magical set design, Grammy-winning and captivating music make CATS an unforgettable experience.

Hits like Memory, Macavity, Grizabella and Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer invite you to sing along and indulge in memories. A magical theater evening for the whole family!

Details:
Where: Ronacher Wien, Seilerstätte 9, 1010 Wien
Termin: 09.01.2020-31.12.2020

Tickets: from 20 € (more info)  
HOP ON HOP OFF: Station RED LINE Nr. 15 Kursalon

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CATS © TM © 1981 RUG LTD CATS LOGO DESIGNED BY DEWYNTERS

SIMPLY THE BEST- THE TINA TURNER STORY

Just in time for the 80th birthday of the "Queen of Rock", "Simply The Best - The Tina Turner Story" is going on a big tour through Germany, Austria and Italy.

The rock icon's eventful life is brought to the stage with a lot of live music and impressive scenes: from the successes, the separation from her drug-addicted and violent husband to her breakthrough in the 80s. The history of Turner is accompanied by hits like "Simply The Best", "Private Dancer" or "We Don't Need Another Hero".

Get carried away by the show about the life of the rock legend!

Details:
Where: Wiener Stadthalle I Halle F I Roland-Rainer-Platz 1 I 1150 Wien
Date: 01.02.2020
Tickets: from 56,90 EUR (more info)  
HOP ON HOP OFF Station YELLOW LINE Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/ Mariahilferstraße

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Simply The Best - Tina Turner Story 2020 © COFO Entertainment

FALCO

As a music lover and Falco fan, you should definitely not miss this event! Let yourself be captured by the show adventure around the legendary Viennese, to whom we owe immortal hits such as “Der Kommissar”, “Rock Me Amadeus” or “Jeanny”.

The musical presents itself as a dazzling musical homage and skilfully combines Falco's ingenious songs and his extraordinary way of performing them, his extravagant personality and the life of the superstar characterized by numerous ups and downs to his tragic death.

The successful production of one of the most dazzling figures of the 80s will come to Austria again in 2020

Details:
Where: Wiener Stadthalle I Halle F I Roland-Rainer-Platz 1 I 1150 Wien
Date: 12.02.2020
Tickets: from 59,50 EUR (more info)  
HOP ON HOP OFF Station YELLOW LINE Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/ Mariahilferstraße

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Falco - The Musical © COFO

FLASHDANCE- THE MUSICAL

FLASHDANCE, the cult film of the 80s is back, with its catchy disco classics, exciting dance scenes and its captivating story.

Revised and equipped with contemporary dance sequences and new, technical refinements and with catchy tunes like "Flashdance - What a Feeling", "Maniac", "I Love Rock'n Roll" and "Gloria" FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL brings the lifestyle of the 80s live on the stage of the Wiener Stadthalle. Even over 35 years after its cinema premiere, this musical still captivates young and old.

Details:
Where: Wiener Stadthalle I Halle F I Roland-Rainer-Platz 1 I 1150 Wien
Termin: 08.02.- 11.02.2020
Tickets: from 42,90 EUR (more info)  ​​​​​​​
HOP ON HOP OFF Station YELLOW LINE Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/ Mariahilferstraße

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Flashdance ©BB promotion

THAT'S LIFE–THE SINATRA MUSICAL

"That's Life" - The Sinatra Musical "by the successful producer Oliver Forster (including" FALCO - The Musical "and" BEAT IT! - The Musical about the King of Pop! ") is now going on after its world premiere in the Theater am Potsdamer Platz in Berlin on a big tour through Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With his greatest hits like “My Way”, “Stranger In The Night” or “New York, New York”, this musical highlight gives Sinatra fans an unforgettable evening.

Details:
Where: Wiener Stadthalle I Halle F I Roland-Rainer-Platz 1 I 1150 Wien
Date: 29.02.2020
Tickets: from 39,50 EUR (more info)  ​​​​​​​
HOP ON HOP OFF Station YELLOW LINE Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/ Mariahilferstraße

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That's Life - The Sinatra Musical ©COFO Entertainment

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE- THE BEATLES-MUSICAL

The unique show produced by Bernhard Kurz is celebrating its 20th birthday this year! For the first time in 2000 the musical could be seen on the lake stage by Lake Chiemsee. Since then, the show has performed with the original band from Las Vegas over 1000 appearances in 14 countries and delighted an audience of millions.

The press showered the makers and performers of the musical with hymns of praise, and some newspapers even said: "These are the best Beatles since the Beatles!"

It is not the originals that appear in the musical, but rather their perfectly recorded counterparts: the quartet "Twist & Shout" with Alan LeBoeuf as Paul McCartney, Howard Arthur (John Lennon), John Brosnan (George Harrison) and Carmine Francis Grippo (Ringo Starr).

In "all you need is love! - The Beatles Musical “let the exceptional artists rise from the myth of the mushroom heads and cast a spell over Beatles fans!

Details:
Where: Wiener Stadthalle I Halle F I Roland-Rainer-Platz 1 I 1150 Wien
Date: 09.04.2020
Tickets: from 48,50 EUR (more info)  ​​​​​​​
HOP ON HOP OFF Station YELLOW LINE Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/ Mariahilferstraße

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All you need is love © COFO Entertainment GmbH & Co.KG

ELISABETH- THE MUSICAL OPEN AIR

Since its premiere in Vienna in 1992, ELISABETH has thrilled audiences around the world with show series in Belgium, China, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, South Korea, Sweden and the Netherlands in a total of seven languages and has so far been internationally visited by 11 million visitors.

The famous historical backdrop of Schönbrunn Palace offers a worthy and unique ambience for the concert version of the musical by the successful duo Michael Kunze & Sylvester Levay, which tells the dramatic and touching story about the life, work and suffering of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

With top-class soloists and a wonderful ensemble, accompanied by the orchestra of the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien, the audience can look forward to a top-class concert experience in 2020 as well.

Details:
Where: Schloss Schönbrunn Ehrenhof I Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47 I 1130 Wien

Dates: Do, 25.06.2020 - Sa, 27.06.2020

Tickets: from 59,50 EUR (more info)  ​​​​​​​
HOP ON HOP OFF: YELLOW LINE Station Nr. 30 Schloss Schönbrunn

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Elisabeth - The Open Air Musical 2020 ©Schloss Schönbrunn Alexander E. Koller © VBW  Original Fächer der Kaiserin Elisabeth aus der Sammlung Monika Levay 

MISS SAIGON

The world-wide musical success of Cameron Mackintosh MISS SAIGON can be seen for the first time in Vienna from autumn 2020 in the Raimund Theater with a spectacular new production. The moving love story of the young Vietnamese, Kim and the American GI Chris, who meet fatefully in Vietnam, is staged with fascinating music, an impressive staging, extravagant choreographies, an effective set design and breathtaking stage technology. The dramatic landing of a helicopter on the open stage is one of the most impressive images in the musical history. MISS SAIGON impresses with a large cast, impressive effects and Far Eastern flair - emotional, captivating and stirring at the same time.

Details:
Where: Raimund Theater I Wallgasse 18-20 I 1060 Wien
Termin: 17.09.2020 - 31.12.2020

Tickets: from 20 €  (more info)
HOP ON HOP OFF: YELLOW LINE Station Nr. 29 Westbahnhof/Mariahilfer Straße

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