Theatres & cultural sites

  • Dresden state play | Theatre

    The Staatsschauspiel Dresden (State Playhouse Dresden) is a theatre in Dresden. It is maintained by the Free State of Saxony, hence its name. It consists of a main auditorium, the Schauspielhaus (play house), and a studio theatre, the Kleine Haus. It was created in 1983 and housed in the old Staatstheater Dresden which traced back to a Royal Court Theatre...  read more

  • Dresden Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady)

    The Dresden Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady) is a Lutheran church in Dresden, the capital of the German state of Saxony. Although the original church was Roman Catholic until it became Protestant during the Reformation, the current Baroque building was purposely built Protestant. It is considered an outstanding example of Protestant sacred architecture, featuring one of the largest domes in Europe...  read more

  • Saxon state opera | Semperoper

    The Semperoper is the opera house of the Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden (Saxon State Opera) and the concert hall of the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden (Saxon State Orchestra). It is also home to the Semperoper ballet. The building is located near the Elbe River in the historic centre of Dresden, Germany...  read more

  • Landesbühnen Sachsen Theatre

    The repertory theater of the German province of Saxony, the Landesbühnen Sachsen, is busy the whole year through, traveling far and wide to delight audiences with their special brand of the performing arts. Whether at home in Radebeul or in the numerous guest venues in Saxony and abroad, the theater offers a greatly varied program ranging from opera and operetta to musicals and concerts, as well as dramatic plays and ballet. The repertoire is of course well-balanced between classic and contemporary, including work premieres and popular favorites...  read more