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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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Die Zauberflöte

15:00 - 18:30 Opernhaus
Oper Stuttgart, Portrait von Jossi Wieler, Foto: Martin Sigmund
Foto: Martin Sigmund

Jossi Wieler


Jossi Wieler was born in Kreuzlingen (Switzerland) and studied Stage directing at Tel Aviv University. His first production was staged at the Habima National Theatre in 1979. He was assistant director at the Schauspielhaus Düsseldorf from 1980-82 and afterwards staged his own productions in Heidelberg, Bonn, Stuttgart, Basel, Hamburg, Zürich, Munich and repeatedly in Salzburg. In 1994 he was awarded „Stage Director of the Year“ for his production of Elfriede Jelinek’s Wolken.Heim. His theatrical productions were invited to numerous national and international festivals. In Tokyo he staged Herr Paul in 1997 and the Yotsuya Ghost Story with Japanese actors in 2005. In 2002 he was awarded the Konrad Wolf Award by the Berlin Academy of the Arts, in 2005 the German Critic Award, and in 2009 the Nestroy Award for Rechnitz (Der Würgeengel) by Elfriede Jelinek. At Stuttgart Opera Jossi Wieler has worked with Sergio Morabito on many productions, for example La clemenza di Tito, L’incoronazione di Poppea, Siegfried, Don Carlo, Norma, Moses und Aron, Una cosa rara, La Juive and Katja Kabanova. Their Alcina by Händel was invited to the Edinburgh International Festival 2000, to the Budapest Spring Festival and was transferred to San Francisco Opera and Opéra de Lyon. Their Ariadne auf Naxos  (Salzburg Festival 2001) was awarded „Production of the Year“. The same award was again given to the San Francisco and Stuttgart coproduction of Doktor Faust in 2005, to Alceste in 2006 and to La sonnambula  in 2012. In 2008 Wieler und Morabito staged Un Ballo in Maschera at Staatsoper unter den Linden in Berlin and Rusalka at the Salzburg Festival and afterwards at ROH Covent Garden in London. In 2002 and 2012 Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito were elected „Directorial Team of the Year“ and received the Deutsche Theaterpreis DER FAUST in 2006 (Doktor Faust) and in 2012 (Die glückliche Hand/Osud) in the category of best opera staging. Since 2011/12 Jossi Wieler holds the position of Intendant of Stuttgart Opera. Together with Sergio Morabito he directed the new Stuttgart productions of La sonnambula  by Bellini, Die glückliche Hand/Osud by Schönberg/Janáček, L’Écume des Jours by Edison Denisov and Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos.
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