Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and select the number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats will take place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area. There you can select the seats by clicking on them.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site.

Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions and our information regarding privacy policy (in German) as well as the following information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances at all venues generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the day before. Binding orders with a SEPA Direct Debit mandate will start to be processed two weeks before ticket pre-sales begin. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternative sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be transferred to third parties and are valid up to three years after the issue date. The period begins on December 31 of the year the certificate has been purchased. An extension of this period is excluded. The disbursement of the certificate value is not possible. The monetary value will be offset against the price (higher differences must be paid). Existing remaining amounts are disbursed as another gift certificate. A later setting-off of a certificate to a purchase already made is not possible. Gift certificates cannot be used for the purchase of further certificates.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri 10 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
print@home
You can purchase any of our print@home ticket(s) (with the start of season 14/15) at any time and print them out yourself. This booking service is available to you until 1 hour before a performance starts at no additional cost and is specified during the booking via choice of shipping option. After completing the purchasing transaction, the desired ticket will be displayed as a PDF file and can be printed immediately. You will receive a confirmation of purchase at the email address you have provided, with the ticket file as an attachement. The personalization of each ticket with a name and date of birth prevents improper duplication for the protection of the purchaser. Each ticket entitles the holder to one unique admission in conjunction with a valid ID. If there are any questions, please contact our telephone sales office ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon - Fri 10 am - 08 pm; Sat 10 am - 06 pm.

print@home ticket = transit ticket
Your print@home ticket is valid as a transit ticket for public transportation in the VVS system at no additional cost and will automatically beeig print with your print@home ticket. Please pay attention to the required personalisation during the booking transaction.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Payment
Tickets can be paid with credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA) or SEPA direct debit (Not for new customers, these should call our ticket-service first (+49) (0)711. 20 20 90).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorising purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
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Collecting Europe

Exhibition

Organized in close collaboration with the Goethe-Institut London, Collecting Europe will turn the clock forward to the 41st century. The first exhibition and festival enjoyed great success at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum in February 2017 and featured 12 new contemporary art commissions, imagining what Europe might look like 2,000 years from now. The continuation of Collecting Europe within The Future of Europe festival will display four existing works from the first exhibition: 4018 Enacted; YOOROP; EU, 2017 and A Song for Europe. In addition two new works, Calculated Move and Korrekturfahnen [Galley Proof] , featuring live-interventions with the audience, have been specifically commissioned by Schauspiel Stuttgart and Goethe-Institut London for the festival to continue the spirit of Collecting Europe.

Jasleen Kaur
Video Installation

YOOROP is a pseudo-documentary that provokes questions around whose voice history is written in. A construction of European location shoots, borrowed from popular Indian cinema, fabricate a translated image of “Europeaness” from an alternative cultural perspective. With Sharukh Khan as the default protagonist, a future is proposed where The West’s history is written by The East.

Onkar Kular and “Common Initiative”
Live Interventions

4018 Enacted imagines the future of identity, citizenship, borders and territories in the year 4018, asking how data, machine learning, algorithms and artificial intelligence might transform these. The project will be enacted through scripted performances at scheduled times during the festival.

Nina Støttrup Larsen
Live Intervention

Calculated Move is a speculative conversation between a ‘data body’ and a European citizen. The work uses motion capture technology, narrative and video to engage questions of what we should include in our data sets for algorithmic governance. Is aclenched fist more dangerous than a hand that signs a contract? The work consists of installed elements, complemented by live-interventions with the audience during the festival.

Thibaut de Ruyter
Exhibition on Paper

A Song for Europe is an exhibition based on music and poetry. The visitors are invited to examine a poster; 16 tracks are listed here – as are their QR codes – which brings the visitor directly to the internet in order to experience, for example, a sublime live version of Roxy Music’s Song for Europe (1973). The poster – considered the exhibition’s space – is designed by Büro Otto Sauhaus in a close collaboration with the curator.

Remco Torenbosch
Sound Installation

EU, 2017 is an abstract of the final part of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. This iconic composition has been used as a political hymn for numerous historic moments throughout modern history and was officially appropriated, and stripped from vocals, as the European anthem for the European Union in 1985. The decommissioning of the original composition resonates within the socio-political history of Europe, where segregation and diffusion are key.

Stephan Köperl & Sylvia Winkler
Live Interventions

Korrekturfahnen, created specially for the festival, questions the “Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union”, in which EU fundamental rights are written down in a comprehensible form. During the festival the printed constitutional text is modified together with the audience in a discursive and performative process. The aim is not only to improve the particular articles of the Charter, but to add new, emancipatory and utopian phrases to them.

Permanent during the festival The Future of Europe in Foyer Schauspielhaus, Kammertheater and Nord
free admission
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