Vereinigte Bühnen Wien

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Vereinigte Bühnen Wien

Vereinigte Bühnen Wien (VBW), or United Stages Vienna, is a musical production company based in Vienna, Austria which produced several own musicals that were very successful.

It also owns and/or operates three theaters: the Theater an der Wien, Raimund Theater, and the Ronacher.

Shareholders are Wien Holding GmbH and Rudi Klausnitzer, who was also VBW's Artistic Director between 1992 and 2006.

Original musical productions[edit]

This is a list of productions that were originally produced by Vereinigte Bühnen Wien. Some of the productions were later produced by other companies.

  • Austria (world premiere): Theater an der Wien (VBW), Vienna (December 19th, 1990 - April 18th, 1992)
  • Austria (world premiere): Raimund Theater (VBW), Vienna (October 4th, 1997 - January 15th, 2000)
  • Germany: Musical Hall (now called Apollo Theater, Stella Entertainment AG, taken over by SE in 2002), Stuttgart (March 31st 2000 - August 31st, 2003)
  • United States: Minskoff Theatre, Broadway, New York (October 18th, 2002 - January 25th, 2003)
Instead of adapting the successful Austrian version, the producers decided to have it rewritten. It turned out to become a big flop.
  • Mozart! (written by Michael Kunze, composed by Silvester Levay)
  • Austria (world premiere): Theater an der Wien (VBW), Vienna (October 2nd, 1999 - May 7th, 2001)
  • Germany: Neue Flora (SE), Hamburg (September 21st, 2001 - June 30th, 2002)
  • Japan: Tokyo (2002)
  • Japan: Osaka (2002)
  • Hungary: Budapest (March 2003 - )
  • Japan: Osaka (2005)
  • Sweden: Karlstad (2005)
  • Czech Republic: City Theatre Brno (2009)
  • Austria (world premiere): Raimund Theater (VBW), Vienna (September 29th, 2002 - January 1, 2004)
  • Austria (world premiere): Raimund Theater (VBW), Vienna (March 11th, 2004 - January 1, 2005)
  • Rebecca (written by Michael Kunze, composed by Sylvester Levay)
  • Hungary (world premiere): alternating between the Operett Színház in Budapest and the open-air theatre in Szeged since May 26, 2006.
  • Austria (world premiere): Raimund Theater (VBW), Vienna (September 30, 2016 - June 21, 2017)
  • I am from Austria (written by Titus Hoffmann and Christian Struppeck, songs by Rainhard Fendrich)

All musical productions[edit]

This list contains musical productions played in the VBW's theaters Theater an der Wien (TadW), Raimund Theater (RT) and Etablissement Ronacher (ER) in alphabetical order. Current and future productions are highlighted.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bodyguard: Jo Weil: So viel "Verbotene Liebe" steckt noch in seinem Leben". 29 October 2018. Retrieved 6 February 2019.

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