Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and select the number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats will take place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area. There you can select the seats by clicking on them.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site.

Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions as well as the following information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances at all venues generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the day before. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternative sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be transferred to third parties and are valid up to three years after the issue date. The period begins on December 31 of the year the certificate has been purchased. An extension of this period is excluded. The disbursement of the certificate value is not possible. The monetary value will be offset against the price (higher differences must be paid). Existing remaining amounts are disbursed as another gift certificate. A later setting-off of a certificate to a purchase already made is not possible. Gift certificates cannot be used for the purchase of further certificates.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri 10 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
You can purchase any of our print@home ticket(s) (with the start of season 14/15) at any time and print them out yourself. This booking service is available to you until 1 hour before a performance starts at no additional cost and is specified during the booking via choice of shipping option. After completing the purchasing transaction, the desired ticket will be displayed as a PDF file and can be printed immediately. You will receive a confirmation of purchase at the email address you have provided, with the ticket file as an attachement. The personalization of each ticket with a name and date of birth prevents improper duplication for the protection of the purchaser. Each ticket entitles the holder to one unique admission in conjunction with a valid ID. If there are any questions, please contact our telephone sales office ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon - Fri 10 am - 08 pm; Sat 10 am - 06 pm.

print@home ticket = transit ticket
Your print@home ticket is valid as a transit ticket for public transportation in the VVS system at no additional cost and will automatically beeig print with your print@home ticket. Please pay attention to the required personalisation during the booking transaction.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Tickets can be paid with credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA) or SEPA direct debit (Not for new customers, these should call our ticket-service first (+49) (0)711. 20 20 90).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorising purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
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Preview Club

Watch our premieres first
09:30 Liederhalle (Beethovensaal)
April 24, 2016
Coproduction by Stuttgart Opera and Nico and the Navigators
Part 1: approx. 1 h 10 min
Interval (after scene 5): approx. 25-30 min
Part 2: approx. 1 h 20 min
Conductor: Sylvain Cambreling, Director: Nicola Hümpel, Stage Design: Oliver Proske, Costumes: Teresa Vergho, Lighting: Jörg Bittner, Live Video: Judith Konnerth, Videofilm Director & Cutter: Nicola Hümpel, Videofilm Camera: Judith Konnerth, Dramaturgy: Ann-Christine Mecke

Die Dirne: Lauryna Bendziunaite, Der Soldat: Daniel Kluge, Das Stubenmädchen: Stine Marie Fischer, Der junge Herr: Sebastian Kohlhepp, Die junge Frau: Rebecca von Lipinski, Der Gatte: Shigeo Ishino, Das süße Mädel: Kora Pavelic, Der Dichter: Matthias Klink, Die Sängerin: Melanie Diener, Der Graf: André Morsch, Paar im Video: Julla von Landsberg (Nico and the Navigators), Michael Shapira (Nico and the Navigators)


Philippe Boesmans
in German with German supertitles

Ten alarmingly banal dialogues before and after sex, ten more or less erotic meetings between man and woman – like partners in a round dance, they meet for quick encounters: first prostitute and soldier, then soldier and housemaid, housemaid and young gentleman, until finally a duke meets up again with the prostitute. In 1993, Belgian composer Philippe Boesmans and director Luc Bondy made Arthur Schnitzler’s drama into an opera.

Public Rehearsal
Exact date still to be announced.

Introduction (in German)
  • April 17, 2016, 11 am
Tickets and Information

Pre-performance Introduction (in German)
45 minutes prior to the start of every performance, Opera House, Grand Tier Foyer (Foyer I. Rang)

Late Night Talk (in German)
Directors, dramaturgs, singers and conductors are ready to answer your questions:
  • May 13, 2016
  • May 20, 2016

Live Streaming on May 6, 7 pm
As an homage to Philippe Boesmans‘ 80th birthday on May 17, the performance of Reigen on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 7 pm has been broadcasted live via the international online site of The Opera Platform. The video is then available there on demand for another six months. During the month of May, the production is also available on demand on the ARTE concert site.
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