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Schauspiel Leipzig

Leipzig's City Theatre

The Schauspielhaus theatre with guests lingering on the first floor of the café on a sunny day © Rolf Arnold
© Rolf Arnold

The Schauspiel Leipzig is a theatre with supra-regional appeal. Enrico Lübbe has been the Artistic Director since the 2013/14 season. The theatre offers a wide repertoire with its ensemble of almost 50 actors. It ranges from classical and modern drama, world premieres and stage performances, family theatre and numerous participatory projects.

Material from the world of drama is shown on the big stage. The Discothek is a venue in the Schauspielhaus theatre for contemporary authors, new drama and the promotion of young talent.
The Residenz is a venue of Schauspiel Leipzig on the ground of the Leipziger Baumwollspinnerei, which is exclusively available for freely produced projects.


location Schauspiel Theatre Leipzig
Bosestraße 1
04109 Leipzig
phone +49 (0)341 1268168
fax +49 (0)341 1268169
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  • Fully accessible entrance for wheelchair users info
  • Special and personalised assistance services available for people with disabilities
  • Assistance for blind and visually-impaired guests info
  • Fully accessible elevator for wheelchair users info
  • Marked disabled parking available
  • Partially accessible rest-room for wheelchair users info
Elevator available


LEIPZIG CARD / LEIPZIG REGIO CARD: Discount of 10% for all performances by Schauspiel Leipzig and at Residence in the Cotton Mill where reductions are permitted. Guest performances and special events are excluded.

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