Theater Basel

Certificates & Masks

Per 20. December 2021, the ‹2G› rules apply for visits to Theater Basel. Please observe our protection plan.

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Basel Tastemakers

Join theTastemakers for curated events at the Theater Basel. Suitable for English speakers, open to everyone. No fee – just the price of a ticket.

Penthesilea Play

Eine Winterreise

Music theatre creation about the essential moments of life. Staged by Christof Loy.  With Anne-Sofie von Otter, Kristian Bezuidenhout and Performers.

Die Nase

Platon Kuzmich Kovalyov wakes up one morning to find that his nose has disappeared.  It appears to have acquired a life of its own, which soon has the whole town in uproar. Opera by Shostakovich based on Gogol. Clemens Heil directs Sinfonieorchester Basel. Staged by Herbert Fritsch.

Eine Szene aus Die Nase

La fille mal gardée

Old ballet d’action with a new twist: Jeroen Verbruggen re-imagines this classic as a queer coming-of-age story. Get insights behind the scenes of this production in our short video documentary!


James Joyce' epic novel, one episode at a time, in only two hours. A bold idea with a great cast. Listen to our introduction podcast (DE)!

Eine Szene aus Ulysses

Verlorene Illusionen

An escalation on Kleine Bühne. Balzac's novel about the rise and fall of writer Lucien Chardon directed by Martin Laberenz. With: Annika Meier, Marie Löcker, Julian Anatol Schneider, Birte Schnöink, Peter Knaack.

Eine Szene aus Verlorene Illusionen