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Theater Basel

Theaterstrasse 7, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 295 11 00
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Great theatre

We went to see Swan Lake here and the theatre is great. Reasonably priced drinks at the bar which... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Pleshey
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Theater Basel

Lucky enough to enjoy the Nachtessen sur scene at the end of January. Eating good food at tables on... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
grwpl
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Munich, Germany
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
22 Mar 2018
“Great theatre”
2 Feb 2018
“Theater Basel”
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Theaterstrasse 7, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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+41 61 295 11 00
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We went to see Swan Lake here and the theatre is great. Reasonably priced drinks at the bar which makes a nice change!

Thank Pleshey
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Lucky enough to enjoy the Nachtessen sur scene at the end of January. Eating good food at tables on the stage whilst professional singers perform opera scenes all around you is a real privilege. Great evening, good food prepared by the Roter Baren restaurant and...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Like most theaters in Europe, Theater Basel is a first-rate rehearsal and performance hall. I had a complete tour of the building and observed rehearsals of the Basel Ballet and was most impressed with the spacious studios and the stage itself. This is a city...More

Thank Stephan L
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

The opera house is simple, but beautiful. The public area around the opera house has some great water sculptures. The opera was amazing -- the set, rotating stages, performers -- incredibly talented group coming together. Lovely evening.....

Thank Rod S
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

We had a guided tour of behind the scenes of this theatre and it was particularly interesting and informative ! We saw the costumes department, workshops, rehearsals rooms, etc. I'd like to come again and see one of the ballet they produce each year.

Thank Feaelwen
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Great theater to see opera. Beautiful '70s architecture and great show. Conveniently in city center.

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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Thus far I have seen and heard a brilliant production of Khovanshchina (it was actually better than the one I had seen only a few weeks earlier at the Vienna State Opera) and very good Zauberflöte (Magic Flute). Reasonable prices - by Swiss standards -...More

1  Thank Alex B
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

We bought tickets to the Opera; it was a nice experience. The theatre is a 5-minute walk from the main train station and is safe to walk. The only BIG issue i've seen is that the surtitles weren't visible... we could not see all surtitles....More

1  Thank BarkShadeau
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

I can only recommend to visit some of his magnify spectacles. this theater offer all what you can search. Ballet, theater, musical, concerts, opera,... cinema at another track. Very modern design near the big church. This it's a must at your visit to Basel!!

1  Thank Walter A
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Reviewed 24 January 2013 via mobile

Not much to look at at first but once you enter you can start to see the size of the place. Staff are friendly and on hand to guide you in the right direction and to the right seat. I love how you can see...More

1  Thank Gosearch
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