Welcome to the 

Marionette Theatre

Schönbrunn Palace Vienna

We play world-famous operas such as the "The Magic Flute" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with hand crafted Marionettes. The tradition in Vienna dates back over 250 years. All puppets, costumes and decorations are made by ourselves. We also play operas for children such as "The Magic Flute for children" and musicals such as "Aladdin" and "Sisi's Secret".


Open - Air performances

Currently performing:

königin der nacht

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

at 7:30 p.m.

mozart zauberflöte

Saturday and Sunday

at 5:00 p.m.





Mozart and his Magic Flute in Schönbrunn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart guides through his world famous opera as a marionette meeting Papageno, the Queen of the Night and many more.

The Magic Flute

for children

The world famous opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with the bird catcher Papageno and the Queen of the Night in a shortened version for children.

The Magic Flute

The world famous opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart with the bird catcher Papageno and the Queen of the Night.


This opera will also be performed specially for children as "The Magic Flute for children". 


A musical about Empress Sisi and her unique love for Emperor Franz Josef.


Sweeping music with over 30 hand-made puppets in historical dresses and impressive stagedesigns.

The abduction from the Seraglio

An opera Singspiel by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

After a spectacular pirate robbery Konstanze and her friends are kidnapped. Will her fianc find her again?

The Bat for children

A child-friendly version of the well-known operetta by Johann Strauss.


Disguises, confusions and flirtations. The motto: Happy is who forgets.

Hansel and Gretel

An opera for children by Engelbert Humperdinck.


Hansel and Gretel ran in the woods. THE classic of all children's fairy tales with lots of music, dancing mushrooms, angels and enchanting stage sets.

Knight Kamenbert

A Musical about the peaceloving cheese-gourmet Knight Kamenbert, his friends and their adventurous journey.

Aladdin and
the Magic Lamp

Musical fairy tale after the well-known story of 1001 Nights.


A flying carpet, en evil wizard and a beautiful princess.