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

Discussion in English with David Graeber and Lukas Bärfuss
Dialogues about society, philosophy and politics
14 September, 8 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 30 / 15*
Lukas Bärfuss and anthropologist David Graeber discuss his latest book, “Bullshit Jobs”, in which he exposes the social damage caused by meaningless jobs.

Mass für Mass / Measure for Measure
By William Shakspeare, directed by Jan Bosse
15 September, 8 p.m.,  21 October, 3 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 20–108 / 10–74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
Shakespeare’s last, most political and sombre comedy is a discussion of government, justice, power, guilt and morality.

Eine Version der Geschichte / A Version of the Story
By Simone Kucher, directed by Marco Milling
23 October, 1/4 November, 7:30 p.m., Pfauen / Kammer, CHF 30 / 15*
In German with English surtitles
This play, which was seen as a guest production at the Autorentheatertage festival in Berlin, narrates the story of an Armenian family’s hushed-up past and the historic events of the past century.

Hamlet
by William Shakespeare, directed by Barbara Frey
26 September, 30 October, 7/20 December, 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.

Endstation Sehnsucht / A Streetcar named Desire
By Tennessee Williams, directed by Bastian Kraft
20 November , 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.




Surtitled plays for the second half of the season (from January to June 2019) will be announced in December 2018.

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


Book tickets
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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