Dorian Gray comeback at Burgtheater


Burgtheater bosses have decided to bring back a German-language theatre adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s famous novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray” following the roaring success it enjoyed last season.Markus Meyer, who is currently starring in William Shakespeare’s “Othello” and “Richard II” at the prestigious Viennese theatre, played the title role of Dorian Gray and attracted […]

Many Vienna cultural locales flooded by rain

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A number of Vienna cultural locales were flooded or otherwise disrupted by yesterday’s (Thurs) heavy rain.Water was ankle-deep in five of the seven cinemas at Lugner City, and one of them had to be evacuated during a film showing and the building’s lowest floor had to be closed. Theatre manager Alexander Fischbacher said it was […]

‘Swan Lake On Ice’ to glide to Vienna


An ice figure skating show based on ballet “Swan Lake” is to be performed in Vienna.The touring production – initially intended only for St. Petersburg’s 300th anniversary in 2003 – has become a hit all over the world.The show called “Schwanensee on Ice” (Swan Lake On Ice), based on the famous ballet by Pyotr Ilyich […]