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Salzburg Marionette Theater Presents The Sound of Music
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Salzburg Marionette Theater Presents The Sound of Music
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Famous for its puppet shows, this theater has been delighting children since 1913. It is also home to performances of opera at various times throughout the year.
Schwarzstrasse 24 | Mozarteum Complex, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 8724060
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 August 2010

In June 2010 I was lucky enough to be invited backstage at the world famous Salzburg Marionette Theatre. This was following a performance of The Sound of Music which, to everyone’s delight, included a scene where puppets are operating smaller puppets. The music was great...More

7  Thank LizR
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

we were really looking forward to this show as my wife had read such good reviews about "the magic flute". she even read that it would be wise to read up on the story beforehand so that we would better enjoy the show. well, that...More

5  Thank joemontana16
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw Mozart's Magic Flute afternoon puppet performance and we loved it! it was very nicely done, you actually see the puppeteers in the beginning and the 'backstage' which was very sweet. I think it should be on everyone's list while in Salzburg regardless of...More

Thank lovetoeattravel2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked at the last minute with our hotel and found out that night was the Sound of Music show. I would've watched anything really because I am amazed by puppeteers who use marionettes. We got row 3 center which was perfect for viewing the...More

Thank chenhomeschool
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We saw the Sound of Music at the Salzburg Marionette theater. It was a spectacular production.Thoroughly enjoyed the performance. Highly recommended. Would give it 5 stars .

Thank Asha N
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Marionette Theatre is deservedly famous beyond Salzburg, for the artistry of its puppets, the skill of their adaptations and the manipulation of their characters. It was admirable and enjoyable; mostly. But why people think that because it's performed with puppets the magic Flute is...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We went to see The Sound of Music performed by the marionettes. It's magical. We sat in the second row center which was an ideal seat. The show was just as moving as the movie and unlike any other theatrical experience. We highly recommend it.

Thank aaronkab
Reviewed 5 August 2018

With three of the four of us not being Opera fans, I thought a Marionette performance was the only way to get my family to agree to the Salzburg Festival. Motzart's Die Zauberflöte (Magic Flute) in German with English subtitles done by Marionettes did not...More

Thank beckylcarter
Reviewed 27 July 2018

On a short break to Salzburg we had heard about this place and just so happened they were playing The Sound of Music 🎶 on our free night. If you love the film then you will love this. All the songs are there plus a...More

Thank PANDJ55
Reviewed 17 July 2018

I adore The Sound of Music, and getting to see it presented at the Salzburg Marionette Theater was one of the highlights of our trip! The performers are incredibly talented. If you're in Salzburg, you must see a show here!

Thank 27Amy
Reviewed 3 July 2018

We were thrilled to see a marvellous performance of The Magic Flute. As always the music and singing of this wonderful opera was sublime. The charm of the marionettes was seductively mediated, expertly and realistically conveyed by their masters. With an ornate space of the...More

1  Thank permia
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I came across this place 'accidentally' through internet. At last, I found this place is extremely wonderful but most tourists would have missed it when they are in Salzburg! My wife and I watched a show there in the evening of the 26th Dec. We...More

1  Thank tsoi2017
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14 March 2018|
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Response from Geraldine H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Roshan, yes, i think the first row would be too close. I think the first row of the second section would be good as there is the aisle in between. So there will be no one blocking the view.
Sarah S
22 May 2016|
Response from RhondaMJ | Reviewed this property |
Yes. From our experience, most people wore casual dress even to the evening session.