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Burgtheater GmbH

As the Austrian national theatre, the Burgtheater is the leading playhouse in the Republic and Europe’s largest theatre for drama, combining tradition, variety and innovation. After the Comédie Française, the Vienna Burgtheater is Europe’s second oldest theatre. Today, the Burgtheater, originally known as K. K. Hoftheater nächst der Burg, with its three affiliated venues – Akademietheater, Kasino and Vestibül – and a permanent ensemble of actors and actresses, is one of Europe’s largest theatres and plays a seminal role in the German-speaking theatrical world.

Each season, the Burgtheater and its affiliated venues welcome approximately 400,000 theatre-goers to some 800 performances. This makes the Burgtheater the theatre with the largest audience in continental Europe.



Martin Kušej,  artistic director    
Robert Beutler, commercial director

Members of the Supervisory Board    
Christian Kircher, chair
Alexander Sporn, deputy chair
Bettina Hering
Angelika Schätz
Doris Schmidauer
Annamaria Šikoronja-Martines
Robert Reinagl, employee representative    
Manuela Wosak, employee representative    

Annual Report 2021/22 (in German)

Corporate Governance Report of Burgtheater GmbH 2021/22 (in German)