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The Bat Wraps Up at Mörbisch

The Bat Wraps Up at Mörbisch

The Mörbisch lake festival, founded in 1957 by a member of the Staatsoper, is a yearly operetta festival on the shores of Neusiedlersee, a picturesque getaway an hour south of Vienna. This year the festival presents the antics and scheming of Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus – a time-honoured classic, and perhaps his most famous operetta. This is the […]

The Eternal Fledermaus

Even the “long-run” shows on Broadway can’t compare. Die Fledermaus can look back on 136 years of uninterrupted performances in Vienna. Phantom of the Opera, the longest running show New York has ever seen, has “only” been playing since 1988. Fledermaus is a work of unmitigated genius, a work so successful that it overshadows everything […]

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