News | 17.06.2022

Performance Cancellations

As a result of continued quarantine measures in the ballet company, the following performance cancellations / changes have become necessary:

  • The performances of »Extension« on 24 & 25 June, as well as 3 July, have been cancelled.
  • Replacement dates will be announced in due course.

Tickets may be exchanged for another performance or presented for a refund. Please contact the Box Office in this regard.

News | 13.05.2022

Bookings for February 2022

Tickets for all performances in Juli 2022 are on sale now!

News | 27.04.2022

New Season 2021/22

Zoom in
Artistic Director Uwe Eric Laufenberg and his team announced the 2022/23 theatre season at a press conference on 27 April 2022. Bookings for the new season open on 28 April 2022.

News | 01.04.2022


Current Information
Covid-related restrictions have fallen away, meaning that we are once again able to offer tickets at full capacity for all performances. The wearing of face masks is optional, but highly recommended.

  • Cancellations / changes: due to the current situation, cancellations and changes do still occur. Affected performances (whether cancellations or date changes) are marked accordingly in the online schedule.
  • Refunds: Patrons who gave us their bank details at the time of purchase will receive an automatic refund in due course. Those who paid cash, by credit card or PayPal, are requested to contact the Box Office to arrange for a refund, or kindly complete the refund form.
  • New advance ticket sales: owing to the large administrative volumes involved, advance ticket sales are staggered over time in order to remain flexible and react to any future changes in seating capacities. The exact booking start dates are marked accordingly in the online schedule, or can also be found HERE (German site).

News | 21.02.2022

2022 International May Festival

Tickets available now!
Tickets for the 2022 International May Festival are on sale now!

News | 15.02.2022

2022 International May Festival

Programme out now!
At last the time has come: after the many Corona-related restrictions and cancellations of the past few years, the International May Festival is back! From 30 April to 31 May 2022, we are excited to present a sensational programme jam-packed with international visiting artists, outstanding galas and selected in-house productions.

Advance ticket sales start on Monday, 21 Feb. 2022 at 15:30.

News | 14.07.2021

Season 2021/22

Our new season booklet has arrived
Hot off the press, live and in colour! Our new 2021/22 season magazine has arrived and is available for free at the theatre. Tickets for September and October are already on sale. You can browse the programme here or download the magazine below.

News | 02.11.2020

Be a voice.

#SangUndKlanglos #AlarmstufeRot

Attention! On 14 and 15 June, the annual Wilhemstraße Festival "Theatrium" takes place around the theatre. ESWE will make use of articulated buses on the main lines during the festival period. Passengers in the city centre can make use of the bus stops "Luisenplatz", "Wilhelmstraße", "Dern'sches Gelände", "Webergasse" and "Kureck" to reach Wilhemstraße.

Special opening times will apply at the Box Office and Subscriptions Office during the Christmas period...