Theatres in Salzburg
As the evening approaches, Salzburg’s cultural scene gets going – in the theatre. The different theatres in Salzburg offer a good variety of amusing, melancholic and classic plays over the whole season. The Landestheater Salzburg, the main theatre in the city, is located just a few minutes’ walk from the Altstadthotel Wolf-Dietrich and offers numerous plays, operas and operettas.
The Kleine Theater is also nearby the hotel and specialises in cabaret and amusement. It is a favourite haunt in Salzburg for cabaret, comedy, public plays for children and young people and musicals. The ToiHaus is located on the Mirabellplatz and attracts with a refreshing and experimental performance. The Schauspielhaus in Salzburg is the biggest ensemble arena in Austria with a wide range of plays for fans of the theatre of any age. A very special characteristic of Salzburg is the Marionettentheater – the puppet theatre. It is a small opera that puts on operas by Mozart, Rossini, Offenbach and plays like “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and the fairytale of “Hansel und Gretel”. The Marionettentheater is older than the Salzburg Festival, and thanks to numerous tours is well known throughout the world.