Theatre and music

Frankfurt Opera

Frankfurt’s Opera House is one of the most important in Europe. It hosts a range of premieres, revivals and recitals.

Untermainanlage 11
Tel.: +49 (0)69 - 212 49 49 4

Darmstadt State Theatre

Darmstadt State Theatre shows over 40 plays a year. The main hall was extensively renovated and now has over 1,000 seats. Three more halls are used for smaller performances.

Tel.: +49 (0) 6151 - 281 160 0 (in German)

Wiesbaden State Theatre

With over 100 years of tradition, the State Theatre forms the cultural heart of Wiesbaden. The theatre shows a range of classical works, modern music and dance, and the work of contemporary playwrights. It has an extensive programme for every season, including over 20 new operettas, plays, ballets and concerts.

Tel.: +49 (0) 611-13 23 25

Hessen State Theatre in Marburg

Marburg has a rich cultural life, characterised by the academic milieu of its university. This also includes the Hessen State Theatre with five venues around the town. Here you can enjoy independent productions with the theatre’s own ensemble and a large selection of guest performances with dramas, comedies and plays for children.

Biegenstraße 15
D–35037 Marburg
Tel.: +49 (0) 6421 25608 (in German)

Gießen City Theatre

Gießen City Theatre, founded in 1906, is housed in an elegant Art Nouveau building. The theatre is frequently lauded by critics for its comprehensive programme of operas and operettas, classical concerts, contemporary theatre and dance. The City Theatre has a “Großes Haus” with 600 seats and a studio stage in the Löbershof.

Berliner Platz 1
D–35390 Gießen
Tel.: +49 (0) 641 79570 (in German)

Kassel State Theatre

The State Theatre in Kassel has a long tradition that began in the 17th century. The modern building now houses three theatres with 1,600 seats and a variety of performances, including opera, dance, theatre and classical music.

Friedrichsplatz 15
34117 Kassel (in German)