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Contemporary Music
Theatre Festival

Musiktheatertage Wien

The Musiktheatertage Wien are always looking for new connections between music, text, space, technology, artists.

The festival takes place annually in September and offers ambitious and forward-looking in-house, guest and co-productions. It uses the possibilities of contemporary music theatre to create an unconventional approach to relevant topics. As an international festival for new music theatre, it commissions and creates new projects and connects the national with the international scene.

The MTTW are a space for experience.

Step into another world: as a place of encounter, inspiration and participation, the Musiktheatertage Wien bring the experience of contemporary music theatre into a relaxed setting.

The MTTW are discursive.

Issues that move the world need space for debate and discourse.

The MTTW break with conventions.

The Festival opens up to different styles of music and discovers new ones. It adapts new technologies, media and formats. The performance formats range from classical frontal theatre to innovative VR experiences, and beyond.

The MTTW provide artistic impulses.

With With its own productions, co-productions and composition commissions, the festival gives its own artistic impulses and provides impetus for new developments in music theatre.

The MTTW are crossing borders.

In collaboration with international artistsaThe festival showcases different cultural approaches.

Networking the MTTW.

The Vienna Music Theatre Festival focuses on networking with the various educational projects HÖRBLICKEthe residency programme What's next and the Music Theatre Conference  Austrian Music Theatre Day

Musiktheatertage Wien

Socially relevant discourse and dialogue

It offers a challenging and forward-looking mix of national and international Own, guest and co-productions, which stimulates socially relevant discourse and dialogue. The programme offers artistic freedom for interdisciplinary and cross-genre appointments of music, theatre and performance. Through its artistic orientation, the Musiktheatertage make a relevant and contemporary contribution to society.

We commission and create new music theatre projects, network the national with the international music theatre scene and address a young target group with workshops and low-threshold access. We make contemporary music theatre accessible and accessible to a broad audience through topical themes, participatory formats, a varied programme of education and supporting events and the festival feeling that goes with it.