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 and our information regarding privacy policy (in German) 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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Kasimir let‘s Frippe take the lead

Pillow concert for children aged 4 to 6
14:00 Opernhaus, Balcony Foyer (III. Rang)

Kasimir let‘s Frippe take the lead

Pillow concert for children aged 4 to 6
15:30 Opernhaus, Balcony Foyer (III. Rang)
Oper Stuttgart, Opera at the Lake, Foto: SWR/Alexander Kluge

Culmination of the High Season!

Opera at the Lake

on July 24 & 25, 2018

Bühne, lawn at the Eckensee
July 24 & 25, 2018
Performances, Cast, Tickets
July 2018
24.07.2018 16:30 | iCal
free admission
25.07.2018 15:00 | iCal
free admission

Opera at the Lake

on July 24 & 25, 2018

The first live broadcast under the caption of OPERA AT THE LAKE took place in July 2012 to celebrate the grand finale of Jossi Wieler’s first season as the Stuttgart Opera’s director. Now that his time as director comes to an end we want to invite you to another OPERA AT THE LAKE event.

On Tuesday July 24, you can enjoy for free a live broadcast of Vincenzo Bellini’sI Puritanion a LED big screen installed at the lawn near the Eckensee. At 4 pm we welcome you to an entertaining opening program. The live broadcast follows up at 6.30 pm.

OPERA AT THE LAKE is kindly supported by the Stuttgart Opera’s long term partner BW-Bank. This year the bank is celebrating their 200-year anniversary by, amongst other events, enabling OPERA AT THE LAKE.

On Wednesday July 25, we invite you to join us together with prominent guests for a retrospective on the seven years of Jossi Wieler’s directorship. During the event, titled "ADDIO! Retrospective – peaks of the Wieler era on film", production video clips of the Wieler/Morabito/Cambreling era are shown during a final talk by the directorship, the general music director and specially invited guests.

Starting July 1, we invite you to special concerts and talks at the opera terrace near the Schiller monument in front of the opera house. Join us, celebrate with us, make the month of July to the HIGH SEASON! of your personal opera experience!


TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2018

4.30 pm, stage, lawn near the Eckensee
Stuttgart Opera’s assistant directors present exciting insights into their everyday work.
Free admission

6.30 pm, stage, lawn near the Eckensee
Vincenzo Bellini
Live broadcast to a LED big screen at the Schlossgarten
The admission to the live broadcast is free. 


3 pm, stage, lawn near the Eckensee
Production video clips of the Wieler/Morabito/Cambreling era will be shown during a final talk by the directorship, the general music director and invited guests.
Free admission
OPERA AT THE LAKE is kindly supported by


In case of filming a presentation or an event by the Staatstheater Stuttgart, the visitors agree that they may be recorded or photographed. The visitors also agree that they have no right for remuneration if the material is used in any way.


There is no seating at the event location of OPERA AT THE LAKE. Blankets and small, soft seating accomodation are allowed. Bulky and massiv furniture as well as dangerous objects, glass bottles, cups and cans are forbidden on the lawn.