Schauspielhaus Zürich is delighted to present selected works from its repertoire for an English-speaking audience.

Endstation Sehnsucht / A Streetcar named Desire
By Tennessee Williams, directed by Bastian Kraft
18 January, 8 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 20–108 / 10–74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
This socially critical play, which was first performed in German at the Schauspielhaus Zürich in 1949 and won the Pulitzer Prize that same year, was one of the author’s greatest successes. 

Frankenstein
by Dietmar Dath, inspired by Mary Shelley, directed by Stefan Pucher
7 February, 2 March, 4 April, 8 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 20–108 / 10–74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
The extremely rapid development of artificial intelligence and the status of man-made creatures: Shelley’s 200-year-old seminal work of science fiction, interpreted for today in a visually stunning production!

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Frey
7 March, 8 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 20–108 / 10–74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
Probably the most famous drama in world literature, Hamlet is considered a key work of the modern age.

Verlobung in St. Domingo – Ein Widerspruch / Betrothal in St. Domingo – A Contradiction
by Necati Öziri against Heinrich von Kleist, directed by Sebastian Nübling
world première
23 April, 2 May, 8 May, 8:15 p.m., Schiffbau/Box, CHF 48 / 24*
The alternative version of Kleist’s novella, set in Haiti in 1791, presents a “non-white” view of the story, describing violence and counterviolence against the political and economic background of the protagonists.

Discussion in English
with David Chipperfield and Lukas Bärfuss
19 March, 8 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 30–15*
Architecture – local impact and international reach



* Concession price with student pass
Last minute price with student pass CHF 18
(1 hour before the performance starts)


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Please note that surtitles may not be visible from every seat. For the best visibility, book seats in the fifth row or further back, or on the balcony. For further information, please contact our Box Office.

Box Office
Rämistrasse 34
8001 Zürich
Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 2 p.m.-7 p.m.
Tel. +41 44 258 77 77

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