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Address: Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany
Phone Number: +49 611 1320

One of the city's primary performance centers, the State Theatre hosts...

One of the city's primary performance centers, the State Theatre hosts opera, ballet, concerts and more.

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Professional contemporary production of "La Traviata" in Wiesbaden State Theatre

It is a lovely baroque theatre well maintained and allows modern productions of Opera, plays and symphony concerts. The performance of "La Traviata" was professional with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 18, 2016
Willem R
Wiesbaden, Germany
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

It is a lovely baroque theatre well maintained and allows modern productions of Opera, plays and symphony concerts. The performance of "La Traviata" was professional with contemporary props and costuming. Subtitles are screened above the stage in an unobtrusive way helping one to follow the plot. A very good choice of seating allows for taste and ones budget. A worthwhile... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Absolutely beautiful! Recommend going to the theater, enjoying the ambiance and wonderful entertainment.

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

I was visited Wiesbaden Theatre and opera house in 2.06.2016. I did n't expect to see so much beauty and luxuriance there.I was pleasantly surprised.This building,in Baroque style,was built by support Germen emperor William I and opened in 1894. I bought ticket only for 14 euro and I have seen ,,Fate of destiny" (j.Verdi).For this price I have received a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

One of the most rafine theatre in the world. Fantasticly decorated foyer and buffet. The hall itself is small but comfortable and acoustic is very good!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

In the "Grosses Haus" you can experience an opera house from the turn of the (19/20th) century when Wiesbaden was one of the Prussian Emperor 's favorite places in Germany. The acoustics are good and particularly in the month of May (Mai Festspiele) some excellent productions come to town.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Although we did not have an opportunity to go inside, the outside proved to be very interesting. The entire building is quite large and the structure is amazing to look at. Look closely at the statues on the front façade and the frieze above the columns, they all have something to do with the arts.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

My wife and I have seen several plays. operas and concerts here. This is one of the best-kept secrets in Europe. The Government subsidizes the ticket prices so everyone can afford to go! Imagine: going to see La Traviata for $15?! Bolero, the Barber of Seville, Billy Budd, and more for $15 or less! And the Theatre is SPECTACULAR!!!! This... More 

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Ballina, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

On my second visit to this opera house I was once again enthralled with the decor and the high quality of the performance. We went to see Madam Butterfly and were not dissapointed. The cast were wonderful with some of the most amazing voices. The production itself was sort of amaturish but the orchestra and cast were top level.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

Retaining much of it's original late 19th design the Opera House is a beautiful place to see an opera. The quality of the performances is high and seats are often sold out. If you're visiting Germany and want to have an authentic experience of art and culture, this is a great place to come.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

It's an imposing and magnificent place. Beautiful building and architecture. The performances are of really good quality.

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