After deliberations with the top of the Austrian federal theaters on Saturday morning, it is clear: In the Burgtheater, State Opera and Volksoper, there will be limited performance after the lockdown extension announced yesterday, but only on Fridays and weekends. So the start will be on Friday, January 22nd, 2021.
“The regulations for the cultural scene announced yesterday allow the resumption of theater operations with some restrictions. The Austrian federal theaters will seize this opportunity and play in front of an audience again in January,” said Christian Kircher, managing director of the Bundestheater Holding, in a statement to the APA. “The directors of all theaters (Burgtheater, Wiener Staatsoper, Volksoper Wien) have agreed to schedule performances on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from the end of the lockdown, even under the applicable conditions for a visit to the theater (compliance with the evening exit restrictions, presentation of a test result) of the specially adapted program will take place immediately and will be published by the stages as soon as possible. ”