The Schauspielhaus Zürich is pleased to present a selection from its programme for an English-speaking audience, including one play from our international series of touring shows, a play by Henrik Ibsen, as well as one by Albert Camus and three great Swiss classics, by Friedrich Dürrenmatt and Max Frisch.

Homo faber
By Max Frisch, directed by Bastian Kraft
5 & 18 November, 7 December, 8 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 20-108 / 10-74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
Faber’s rationalist view of the world is shattered by his love for a young woman, Sabeth.

Der Besuch der alten Dame / The Visit
By Friedrich Dürrenmatt, directed by Viktor Bodo
Dates tba by the end of November 2016, Pfauen, CHF 20-108 / 10-74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
The cult classic by Friedrich Dürrenmatt returns to the venue of its world première.

Die Verwandlung / The Metamorphosis
By Franz Kafka, directed by Gísli Örn Garðarsson
15 & 22 December, 25 January, Pfauen, 8 p.m., CHF 20-108 / 10-74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
Icelandic director Gísli Garðarsson has adapted his production, which has won worldwide acclaim, for the Zurich stage.

Andorra
By Max Frisch, directed by Bastian Kraft
17 & 28 October, 8 p.m., Pfauen, CHF 20-108 / 10-74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
based on the original English script by Michael Feingold
Max Frisch’s timeless drama will be shown in a visionary new interpretation.

Das Missverständnis / The Misunderstanding – Guest performance
By Albert Camus, by Nikolaus Habjan
25 & 26 November, Pfauen, 8 p.m., CHF 20-108 / 10-74*
In German with English surtitles
The brilliant puppeteer Habjan brings Camus’ mysterious characters to life in a magical interaction between actors and puppets.

Die Wildente / The Wild Duck
By Henrik Ibsen, directed by Alize Zandwijk
27 April & 30 May, Pfauen, 8 p.m., CHF 20-108 / 10-74*
In German with English surtitles by SUBTEXT, Dòra Kapusta
This socio-critical tragicomedy is the first production staged by Dutch director Alize Zandwijk in Zurich.

*Concession price with student pass


Book tickets
Please note that surtitles may not be visible from every seat. For the best visibility, book seats in the fifth row or further back, or on the balcony. For further information, please contact our Box Office.

Box Office
Rämistrasse 34
8001 Zürich
Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 2 p.m.-7 p.m.
Tel. +41 44 258 77 77


Please note that performances are given at different venues:

Schauspielhaus Zürich/Pfauen
Rämistrasse 34
8001 Zürich

Schauspielhaus Zürich/Schiffbau
Schiffbaustrasse 4
8005 Zürich