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Address: Schwarzstrasse 24 | Mozarteum Complex, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 0662-872406-0
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Description: Famous for its puppet shows, this theater has been delighting children...
Famous for its puppet shows, this theater has been delighting children since 1913. It is also home to performances of opera at various times throughout the year.
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Magical Evening!

I visited the Theatre with family in August 2014 to see The Sound of Music. It is a lovely little theatre. Within 5 minutes of the show starting we didn't notice the strings and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Kincardine, United Kingdom

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I was disappointed by this experience. I went to see Mozart's "The Magic Flute." The opera part of this presentation is a Deutsch Gramaphone recording. The opera is sung in German, and although there are subtitles projected in English, these are only the most basic concept of what is happening. It is most definitely not a translation of what is... More 

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Kincardine, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I visited the Theatre with family in August 2014 to see The Sound of Music. It is a lovely little theatre. Within 5 minutes of the show starting we didn't notice the strings and were convinced they were real characters. It was such an amazing experience and well worth a visit. It was a highlight of our trip. Definitely a... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very charming building, as well as lobby area with very interesting displays of previous performances, including a wide variety of amazing marionettes! The play we saw was quite fascinating and well-done, with great detail and artistic craftsmanship. However, one must remember that the entire play is done in German and unless you know German, there are parts that may be... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I went to see the "Sound of Music" and had a excellent time. The historic theatre is in the centre of Salzburg and is very easy to find. As I live overseas, I bought my tickets online and collected at the box office just before the show started. Very Easy and no hassle. From making your way from the box... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Free entry. View scenes with exquisitely hand made puppets and costumes. The Sound of Music, the Magic Flute Opera and more. I enjoyed it and it is a good place to visit if there is a sudden shower. Children were enjoying it. No Souvenir shop.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I attended the presentation of "Alice in Wonderland" I was amused by the whimsy and artful rendition. This Theatre is known for their excellent production of "The Magic Flute" which I did not attend, and now...wish I had.

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Virginia Beach, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My spouse, a musician, was very skeptical when I mentioned seeing the Sound of Music with the puppets but was able to convince her with TA reviews. We were mesmerized by the skill of the puppeteers and were glad we attended this very unique experience. After seeing the puppeteers we were amazed at how small the puppets were as they... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We saw "The Magic Flute" here. I had many reservations about seeing a performance like this as a puppet show. How wrong could I be? Very. It was a beautiful and very moving production. The music was lovely and the skill of the puppeteers quite remarkable. The theatre itself is worthy of a visit alone as it is so charming.... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a must see while in Salzburg!! They have many different shows, but the Sound of Music done by marrionettes was perfect for Salzburg. The stage sets, singing, "characters" & emotions elicited are the best-of-Salzburg and perhaps best-of-Europe so far.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A friend and I went to see The Nutcracker and it was absolutely remarkable. A number of the reviews mention children, but my friend and I (both in our 20s) thought the world of this performance and would highly recommend a show to anyone passing through Salzburg. The showmanship and artistic precision is thoroughly impressive. Everything was so lifelike, I... More 

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Address: Address: Schwarzstrasse 24 | Mozarteum Complex, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number: 0662-872406-0
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Salzburg

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