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Budapest Operetta Theatre

Nagymezo utca 17, Budapest 1065, Hungary
+36 1 312 4866
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This theater maintains the traditions of the great Viennese operettas since 1898.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Nagymezo utca 17, Budapest 1065, Hungary
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+36 1 312 4866
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a fantastic evening! Everythibg was wonderful: the atmosphere, costumes, voices, everything! Saw "Mariza". Definately worth visiting while you are in Budapest

Thank unpredictable k
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

My wife and I spend several months in Budapest each year, and the Operetta Theater, right in the heart of Pest, is a favorite. We have seen 11 different productions here, most of them several times. The theater is a beautiful neo-baroque white-and-gold masterpiece with...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

What a delightful compact theatre, with a mass of small private boxes. We were part of a small party, so although I cannot be specific about ticket prices, I do know that they were very reasonable. Food and drink is available, but be warned, if...More

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Just saw the Hunchback of Notre Dame musical. Was surprisingy good and moving. Despite being a Disney musical, it is for adults (no happy ending and big romantic drama - it follows the Victor Hugo novel). Great music, good voices and choreography. Subtitles are above...More

Thank Alex35
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Box seats for a couple were extremely reasonable. Acoustics were fantastic. Order tickets online and print before you come. The little cafe at the front serves great pastry and is reasonably priced. Orchestra was very good. The theater is beautiful inside. The audience is appreciative...More

1  Thank estuite
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

The operetta was Emmerich Kalman's The Gypsy Princess. We don't understand Hungarian but it didn't matter. There's the guy, the girl, the war, the parents who don't like her--not too hard to get the gist of it. There was a full orchestra, large cast, excellent...More

1  Thank sjlm
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

I have been here many times in the past and always looking forward to go back, but unfortunatelly sometimes very difficult to get tickets due to its popularity which is understandable as everything is so professional here and not to mention but it is also...More

Thank Arnold W
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

I've been wanting to see a performance at this theater for a long time, and thoroughly enjoyed myself at a recent (November 2016) production of the beloved operetta "Countess Maritza." The show itself was wonderful, with beautiful singing, sets and costumes, and theater is a...More

1  Thank robertw609
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

The Budapest Operetta Theater is a beautiful place to spend a winter evening and enjoy something specifically Hungarian.

1  Thank Mirka0809
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had tickets to Lady Budapest which is a musical dealing it what happened in Hungary 1956. The play was impressive and singers were good. It was suprise thet there was even a horse in the stage. There were texts in english and i you...More

1  Thank Päivi R
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BeBeBunny
30 September 2017|
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Response from sjlm | Reviewed this property |
I bought the tickets online directly from the operetta theatre's website for a performance last May. I was able to choose my specific seats online and the prices for each seat were listed. I didn't have any problem then... More
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panglin
30 April 2017|
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Response from Arnold W | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Sorry for late answer. there is no performance in August, it is a break time. (w w w dot) operett.hu/operett.php?pid=schedule regards, - doesn't let link it Arnold
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