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Over the summer of 2020 we will only be selling subscriptions. This allows forward-thinking theatre-goers to secure their seats and tickets for the 20/21 season. To see an overview of all subscriptions, click here

Ticket office

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

Availability during the theatre break:

22 June to 3 July: 2 pm to 4 pm
6 to 10 July: 11 am to 4 pm
13 July to 14 August: Closed
17 to 28 August: 11 am to 4 pm

You can pick up a copy of the season booklet throughout the summer at Basel’s arts centre Bider and Tanner.

Summer 2020 – subscriptions available

Over the summer of 2020 we will only be selling subscriptions. Tickets go on sale to the general public on 1 September 2020. To see an overview of all subscriptions, click here

Option to buy

Over the summer, you can secure an ‹option to buy› in our ticket shop. This option to buy allows you to purchase tickets for the 20/21 season immediately after the period for subscribers. Buy your tickets in the week from 24 to 31 August 2020 before they go on sale to the general public.

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Prices

CHF 30

All performances, all stages from CHF 30. Also for advance sales and in the ticket shop. Also for premieres.

Maximum price CHF 145

Please note that prices are higher at the weekend than during the week and may be adjusted based on demand.

CHF 20/10 discount

NEW!

  • Children and young people up to the age of 16
  • For everyone completing vocational training up to the age of 30
  • For everyone with KulturLegi**

CHF 20 on the Grosse Bühne and CHF 10 in the Schauspielhaus and on the Kleine Bühne. All performances also available as advance sales and in the ticket shop. Also for premieres.

How it works

Our concessions apply upon proof of eligibility (valid documents) at the ticket office and upon admission. They are already available on advance sale tickets, for all venues and premieres. But not usually for guest performances and special events. According to availability.
**The 20/10 discount for KulturLegi must be activated once at the ticket office.

Discounts

  • 10% off for groups of 11 or more people
  • IV: 50% off all performances
  • AHV: approx 15% off performances on Sundays and public holidays
  • Tourists: 50% off at the box office with the BaselCard

How it works

Our concessions apply upon proof of eligibility (valid documents) at the ticket office and upon admission. They are already available on advance sale tickets, for all venues and premieres. But not usually for guest performances and special events. According to availability. The AHV discount is non-transferable.

Group prices

10% off for groups of 11 or more people

Official ticket agencies

NEW!

Bider & Tanner
Aeschenvorstadt 2
CH-4051 Basel

Monday to Wednesday and Friday 9 am – 6.30 pm
Thursday 9 am – 8 pm
Saturday 9 am – 6 pm

Gemeindeverwaltung Riehen
Kundenzentrum
Wettsteinstrasse 1
CH-4125 Riehen

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 4.30 pm
Wednesday 8 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 6 pm
Friday 8 am – 3 pm

Kantonsbibliothek
Baselland
Emma Herwegh-Platz 4
CH-4410 Liestal

Tuesday to Friday 9 am – 6.30 pm
Saturday (October to April also Sunday) 9 am – 4 pm

One more

NEW!

Buy an 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 15 per ticket as from 1 September 2020.

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Loyalty programme

NEW!

Theater Basel is delighted about the many guests who regularly attend the theatre. In the future, we want to show our appreciation for this support through exclusive events.

And this is how it works:
If you have previously purchased tickets worth at least CHF 500 during one season, you can take part in our exclusive programme. Subscribers are automatically part of our loyalty programme when they take out a subscription.

The programme

  • Three exclusive rehearsal visits:
    Attend three advance rehearsals per season; one per department. The respective dramaturge will look after you personally. Afterwards, enjoy an Apéro with either the director / choreographer or the head of department who will be more than happy to discuss what you have just seen.Admission fee CHF 10, maximum of 2 hours, for 50 people
  • Guided production tours:
    We organise a guided tour for you through all workshops involved in a selected production. Admission fee CHF 10, maximum of 2 hours, for 40 people
  • Theatre & menu:
    For loyalty programme participants. Mit Introduction before the first course and a welcoming address by the artistic director.
    Three-course meal, commences two hours before the start of the performance, for 50 people, only available in combination with a performance ticket. More information on this offer will be provided here on 1 September.

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

NEW!

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.