The Festival of the Salzburg Marionette Theatre

October 24–27, 2024

Since 1913, the Salzburg Marionette Theatre with its unique performance technique has developed into an international benchmark in the art of puppetry. Now the theatre is taking its 111th anniversary as an opportunity to bring puppet theatre in all its facets to its home town: Every two years, the PUPPETS! Festival in Salzburg will present the most diverse forms of puppetry, performed by outstanding ensembles from all over the world.

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Romeo and Juliet
New production in October

The focus of the PUPPETS! festival is a major anniversary production of the Salzburg Marionette Theatre: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. On October 24, the world's most famous love story celebrates its premiere in a production by Thomas Reichert.

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