Opera

Die lustige Witwe

The Merry Widow
Franz Lehár (1870 – 1948)
Operetta in three acts
Sung in German.
Libretto: Victor Léon & Leo Stein, based on the comic play "L'attaché d'ambassade" (The Embassy Attaché) by Henri Meilhac
Premiere: 1905 in Vienna

Trailer: Theater TV – Ullrich Bohn
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster
Photo: Karl und Monika Forster

Since its Viennese premiere on 30 December 1905, "The Merry Widow" has taken the world by storm, becoming a legend in its own time and culminating in the so-called "Silver Age" of operetta. To this day, the work remains one of the most frequently performed in the repertoire, with evergreens such as "Vilja" or "Lippen schweigen" earning a deserved place as staples of the genre.

PREMIERE: 3 December 2022

Cast

Conductor Johannes Klumpp, Holger Reinhardt
Director Uwe Eric Laufenberg
Stage Design Julius Theodor Semmelmann
Costume Design Jessica Karge
Lighting Design Andreas Frank
Chorus Master Albert Horne
Choreography Myriam Lifka
Dramaturgy Bjarne Gedrath
Hanna Glawari Elissa Huber
Count Danilo Danilovitsch Thomas Blondelle, Alexandre Beuchat
Camille, Count de Rosillon Ioan Hotea, Gustavo Quaresma
Baron Mirko Zeta Ralf Lukas
Valencienne Elisabeth Breuer, Anastasiya Taratorkina
Vicomte Cascada Darcy Carroll
Raoul de St. Brioche Ralf Rachbauer
Njegus Hans-Joachim Heist
Grisettes Carla Peters, Maria Dehler, Jasmin Herrera, Anna Heldmaier, Anna Dekker, Tamara Kurti
Young Hanna Jasmin Herrera
Young Danilo Joel Spinello
Chor & Chorsolist:innen des Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden, Statisterie des Hessischen Staatstheaters Wiesbaden, Hessisches Staatsorchester Wiesbaden

Dates

OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus20:00 - 22:10
* Please note the new starting time (20:00) *
OperettaGrosses Haus16:00 - 18:10
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40
OperettaGrosses Haus18:00 - 20:10
OperettaGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:40