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Vienna's English Theatre

Josefsgasse 12, Vienna 1080, Austria
4021 2600
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Perfect night out

My mom and I saw Beau Jest the other evening and thoroughly enjoyed the performance. But in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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Have had a subscription for over 30 years and have never been disappointed

Very wide range of performances, classics, modern, comedies, thrillers - always with very good... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Vienna, Austria
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Josefsgasse 12, Vienna 1080, Austria
4021 2600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I saw Beau Jest the other evening and thoroughly enjoyed the performance. But in addition to that, the theater has a lovely atmosphere and is just small enough to make you feel like a special guest. The red velvety interior and other...More

Thank Elbie1988
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Very wide range of performances, classics, modern, comedies, thrillers - always with very good actors and actresses. The theatre itself has plenty of tradition, is comfortable and well maintained. Cute little restaurant for intermission snacks and drinks. An evening at the English Theatre is an...More

Thank Lindapel
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This English language theater is a very important component of Vienna's great range of cultural offerings. Curiously, the last time we attended, many people in the audience could be heard speaking German, which attests to the fact that this isn't simply a tourist gimmick or...More

Thank DJKTraveler
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This beautifully preserved Theatre already creates an relaxing atmosphere and ambience before the play even starts, and then the performance and production of the actors in this intimate setting pull you in to their experience and story. The staff were also very friendly and helpful...More

Thank Eamonn M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We went to see Sleuth at this theatre and the production and acting were excellent - we were not disappointed by the play and cast at all. It's supposedly compulsory that ypu put coats/jackets in the cloakroom (70c per item) but the rule is not...More

1  Thank falkirkglayva
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I love the performances at this theater. Everything from the actors to the decor is always just right. Highly recommended for an evening's entertainment.

Thank Rose S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

A return to a favourite venue, this little theatre was showing 12th Night, where confusion reigns. Great fun, good acting, music and singing. And all ended well with the various couples united. You need to book and be prepared for a crush at the cloakroom...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Wow- a theatre in Vienna producing plays in English. It's a lovely place too with an intimate feel to it. The staff are incredibly friendly and the prices are reasonable for a theatre experience in Vienna. We saw a touring production of Woody Sez, which...More

Thank bear100no
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I came to the theatre with my Vienna friend who has season tickets. It is a lovely venue, albeit a little run down and could use some tlc. The play we saw was Run for Your Wife, one I had seen in London in l989...More

Thank suzabella60
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I attended a production of a very good play - Hello / Goodbye , which I thoroughly enjoyed. Well acted & well written. I was pleasantly surprised to find this English theatre here in Vienna. A nice theatre , with a bar ; nearby are...More

Thank Peter L
The eighth district is an older generation’s Vienna at
its finest: and this is what makes it popular with
locals of all ages. Josefstadt has theatre, small
independent shops, romantic passageways, neighbourhood
cafés with regular clientele, church squares, town
palaces and shady communal gardens. Trendy hangouts
have conquered distinctive places such as the Old
General Hospital (Altes AKH) and the vaults of
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