Burgtheater plans Jelinek and Nestroy productions


Plays by Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Elfriede Jelinek, Ferdinand Raimund and Johann Nepomuk Nestroy will be performed at the Burgtheater (www.burgtheater.at) next season. Burgtheater director Matthias Hartmann announced that the theatre would stage a drama play based on Jelinek’s text “Schatten (Eurydike sagt)” from autumn. Jelinek’s “Winterreise” is currently performed to wide acclaim at […]

‘Valley of the Wolves’ labelled as ‘anti-Semitic’


The Jewish Community in Austria (IKG) has criticised an upcoming movie for “creating anti-Semitic agitation”.IKG General Secretary Raimund Fastenbauer said today (Tues) it was “disgusting and cynical” that “Valley of the Wolves” – a Turkish production preceded by a popular TV series – opens in cinemas in Austria and Germany under the name “Tal der […]