Theatre and music

Fotograf: Roger Richter, Wiesbaden
Frankfurt Opera

The Frankfurt Opera is among the most important operatic stages in Europe. The repertoire includes premieres, new productions of older operas and song recitals.

Untermainanlage 11
Tel.: 069 - 212 49 49 4

Staatstheater Darmstadt
The Darmstadt state theatre puts on more than 40 plays every year. Following a comprehensive renovation, the main hall now has over 1000 seats. Three further halls accommodate smaller performances.

Tel: 06151 - 281 160 0

Staatstheater Wiesbaden
With a tradition spanning more than a century, the state theatre is the cultural focus of Wiesbaden. This five-section theatre stages classical works, modern music and dance and pieces by contemporary playwrights. The theatre puts on a varied programme every season, comprising more than 20 new operettas, plays, ballets and concerts.

Tel: 0611-13 23 25


Hessisches Landestheater Marburg
Shaped by the academic environment of a university town, Marburg has a rich cultural scene. The Landestheater contributes to this with five venues across the city. In-house productions by the house cast stand alongside a wide variety of guest plays including dramas, comedies and children’s plays.

Biegenstraße 15
35037 Marburg
Tel:06421 25608


Stadttheater Gießen
An elegant Art Nouveau building hosts Giessen’s town theatre, founded in 1906. This three-section theatre has often been commended by critics and offers an extensive programme featuring operas and operettas, classical concerts and contemporary theatre and dance. As well as a main venue accommodating 600, the town theatre also has a studio venue on the Löbershof.

Berliner Platz 1
35390 Gießen
Tel: 0641 79570


Staatstheater Kassel
The Kassel state theatre has a long history, dating back to the 17th century. The modern building has three stages with a total of 1600 seats, and offers a wide range of performances including opera, dance, theatre and classical concerts.

Friedrichsplatz 15