We are currently closed

Dear guests, Dear readers

In accordance with the latest coronavirus rules announced by the Federal Council of Switzerland on 11 December 2020, Theater Basel has closed its doors until 22 January 2021. The measure came into force on Saturday, 12 December 2020.

Therefore, all performances up to and including 22 January 2021 have had to be cancelled.

Ticket office

+41 (0) 61 295 11 33
info@theater-basel.ch

Monday to Saturday, 11 am to 4 pm
(closed from 19.12. to 3.1.)

The ticket office is temporarily located in the Schauspielhaus.

Give the gift of theatre

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Gifts from Theater Basel not only put a smile on a loved one's face, they'll also help Theater Basel make it out of 2020 more or less unscathed. Here are a few gift tips for the winter and all year round.

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One more

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Buy (at least) one extra ticket. Make a trip to the theatre accessible to people who otherwise would not be able to afford it. At the ticket office or in the ticket shop for CHF 20 per ticket.

Insightful introductions

The introductions provide background information about the production, author and directing concept. They always take place thirty minutes before the start of the performance on the Grosse Bühne and in the Schauspielhaus. Be perfectly prepared for your visit to the theatre in just ten minutes.

Upon request, we also offer classroom introductions for school classes.

  • 30 minutes before the start of the performance
  • Grosse Bühne: Foyer, Level 6
  • Schauspielhaus: Gallery, 1st floor
  • Kleine Bühne: Only after prior notice

NEW!

Each introduction is also available as a podcast. Available shortly after the premiere.

Surtitles DE/EN

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All productions on the Grosse Bühne and in the Schauspielhaus are with English surtitles

We want to make sure that as many people as possible can enjoy the theatre to the full. As of this season, we will be showing almost all our plays with surtitles: All opera performances on the Grosse Bühne and in the Schauspielhaus will be surtitled in German and English.

All theatre performances on the Grosse Bühne and in the Schauspielhaus will be surtitled in English.