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September 2017

Lucio Silla

14. September 2017 Premiere
Oper, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Dramma per musica by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Giovanni de Gamerra
In Italian with German and English surtitles. Recommended ages: 12 and over

Woyzeck

15. September 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
Drama by Georg Büchner
Recommended ages: 14 and over

The Black Spider

22. September 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Kleine Bühne, 20h00
Drama after the novella by Jeremias Gotthelf
Recommended ages: 14 and over

Die Nacht kurz vor den Wäldern

23. September 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Monkey Bar, 19h00
von Bernard-Marie Koltès

Shechter/Arias

29. September 2017 Premiere
Ballett, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
«The Fools» (world premiere Bern 2008, reworked New York 2010) / «This is everything» (world premiere)
Recommended ages: 12 and over

October 2017

The Flower of Hawaii

01. October 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Oper, Grosse Bühne, 18h30
Operetta by Paul Abraham
Recommended ages: 14 and over
Neuer Premierentermin anstelle 28. September 2017. Achtung: Beginn bereits 18.30 Uhr

Hier spricht Lenin

13. October 2017 Premiere
, Monkey Bar, 21h00
Klub roter Oktober

The End of Eddy

19. October 2017 Premiere
Foyer Schauspielhaus, 19h30
After the novel by Édouard Louis

La Traviata

21. October 2017 Premiere
Oper, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Opera by Giuseppe Verdi
In Italian with German and English surtitles. A co-production between Theater Basel and English National Opera. Recommended ages: 14 and over

Leonce and Lena

26. October 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
Theatre with music by Thom Luz after Georg Büchner
Recommended ages: 14 and over

November 2017

The Government Inspector or: The Book of Sin

03. November 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Kleine Bühne, 20h00
Comedy by Lukas Linder after Nikolai Gogol
Recommended ages: 12 and over

Esther. Eine Geschichte vom Bruderholz

10. November 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Nachtcafé/Box, 20h00
Ein Monolog nach dem Roman «Der barmherzige Hügel» von Lore Berger in einer Fassung von Katrin Hammerl

Swan Lake

17. November 2017 Premiere
Ballett, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Ballet by Stijn Celis Music by Peter I. Tchaikovsky
Recommended ages: 10 and over

Before Sunrise

24. November 2017 Premiere
Schauspiel, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
Play by Ewald Palmetshofer after Gerhart Hauptmann
Recommended ages: 14 and over

December 2017

The Three Robbers

01. December 2017 Premiere
Oper, Kleine Bühne, 18h00
Music theatre after the book of the same title by Tomi Ungerer and the animated film by Hayo Freitag
Music by Fabian Chiquet, Joël Fonsegrive, Victor Moser. Recommended ages: 4 and over
Ticketbestellung für Schulklassen: T +41 (0)61 295 11 32 / schule@theater-basel.ch

La Cenerentola (Cinderella)

15. December 2017 Premiere
Oper, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Melodramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Jacopo Ferretti
In Italian with German and English surtitles. Recommended ages: 10 and over

January 2018

Amphitryon

11. January 2018 Premiere
Schauspiel, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
Comedy by Heinrich von Kleist after Molière
Recommended ages: 14 and over

Elektra

12. January 2018 Premiere
Oper, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Tragedy in One Act by Richard Strauss. Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal
A production by Opera Vlaanderen and the Aalto Theater Essen, newly staged for Theater Basel. In German with German and English surtitles. Recommended ages: 14 and over

The Law of the Jungle

18. January 2018 Premiere
Schauspiel, Kleine Bühne, 20h00
Play by Dominik Busch
Created as part of the playwright development programme «Stück Labor Basel» at Theater Basel. Recommended ages: 14 and over

February 2018

The Threepenny Opera

08. February 2018 Premiere
Schauspiel, Oper, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Play by Bertolt Brecht with music by Kurt Weill
Recommended ages: 12 and over

March 2018

The Gold Bug

09. March 2018 Premiere
Oper, Kleine Bühne, 18h00
Opera by Dai Fujikura
Recommended ages: 6 and over

The Gambler

10. March 2018 Premiere
Oper, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Opera in Four Acts by Sergei S. Prokofiev Libretto by the composer after the novel by Fyodor M. Dostoyevsky
In Russian with German and English surtitles. Recommended ages: 12 and over

Trouble in Tahiti

ab März 2018
Oper, Im Stadtraum
Opera in One Act by Leonard Bernstein. Libretto by the composer. German translation by Paul Esterházy
In German. Recommended ages: 12 and over

Mary Page Marlowe

17. March 2018 Premiere
Schauspiel, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
Play by Tracy Letts Translated by Anna Opel
Recommended ages: 14 and over

April 2018

Kaspar Hauser

12. April 2018 Premiere
Schauspiel, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
Play by Olga Bach
Recommended ages: 14 and over

Death in Venice

13. April 2018 Premiere
Ballett, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Ballet by Richard Wherlock. Music by Dmitri Shostakovich
Recommended ages: 14 and over

Yerma

21. April 2018 Premiere
Schauspiel, Kleine Bühne
Tragic poem in three acts and six scenes by Federico García Lorca New translation by Alia Luque
Recommended ages: 16 and over

May 2018

Romulus the Great

04. May 2018 Premiere
Schauspiel, Schauspielhaus, 19h30
Play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Recommended ages: 12 and over

Polar Red

Mai 2018
Schauspiel, Im Stadtraum
The fateful business of one dye. Theatre series after the novel by Patrick Tschan
Recommended ages: 12 and over

The Rake's Progress

18. May 2018 Premiere
Oper, Grosse Bühne, 19h30
Opera by Igor Stravinsky
In English with German and English surtitles. Recommended ages: 12 and over

Dancelab 9

24. May 2018 Premiere
Ballett, Kleine Bühne, 20h00
Choreography by dancers from the ballet ensemble
Recommended ages: 12 and over
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