Freilichttheater Luisenburg

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    The Luisenburg Festival is a theater festival in the oldest open-air theater in Germany. Every year they take place in front of the rock backdrop of the largest rock labyrinth in Europe near the town of Wunsiedel in the Fichtelgebirge, which is also the organizer of the festival. The Luisenburg Festival Wunsiedel take place every year between the end of May / beginning of June and the end of August / beginning of September. The repertoire consists of a family piece, a folk play, a classical piece and since the beginning of Michael Lerchenberg's directorship in 2004 a musical (formerly a contemporary piece). In 1937, for the first time more than 100,000 visitors were counted on the Luisenburg, also in 1964, 1967 and 1969, the brand could be cracked, since 1971, only in two summers less than 100,000 visitors were counted, most recently in 2002. In the season 1977 visited over 142,000 visitors the 4 In-house productions of the festival, an unbroken record to this day. Although the numbers of viewers in 2010 and 2011 were 148,000 and 151,000 respectively over the number of 1977, but there are now also opera plays and concerts on the Luisenburg.

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    • July 26, 2019

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Location: Wunsiedel, Wunsiedel im Fichtelgebirge, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation690 m

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