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This theater maintains the traditions of the great Viennese operettas since 1898.
Nagymezo utca 17, Budapest 1065, Hungary
+36 1 312 4866
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

..and that Does include Vienna! Three venues in one building--each is outstanding in its own way. A company and a repertoire that is unexcelled anywhere in the world... and that Does include Vienna!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank juhaszj
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

It was a fantastic evening! Everythibg was wonderful: the atmosphere, costumes, voices, everything! Saw "Mariza". Definately worth visiting while you are in Budapest

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank unpredictable k
Reviewed 28 April 2018

My wife and I spend several months in Budapest each year, and the Operetta Theater, right in the heart of Pest, is a favorite. We have seen 11 different productions here, most of them several times. The theater is a beautiful neo-baroque white-and-gold masterpiece with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank BobN3107
Reviewed 27 March 2018

What a delightful compact theatre, with a mass of small private boxes. We were part of a small party, so although I cannot be specific about ticket prices, I do know that they were very reasonable. Food and drink is available, but be warned, if...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Just saw the Hunchback of Notre Dame musical. Was surprisingy good and moving. Despite being a Disney musical, it is for adults (no happy ending and big romantic drama - it follows the Victor Hugo novel). Great music, good voices and choreography. Subtitles are above...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Alex35
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Box seats for a couple were extremely reasonable. Acoustics were fantastic. Order tickets online and print before you come. The little cafe at the front serves great pastry and is reasonably priced. Orchestra was very good. The theater is beautiful inside. The audience is appreciative...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank estuite
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The operetta was Emmerich Kalman's The Gypsy Princess. We don't understand Hungarian but it didn't matter. There's the guy, the girl, the war, the parents who don't like her--not too hard to get the gist of it. There was a full orchestra, large cast, excellent...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank sjlm
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I have been here many times in the past and always looking forward to go back, but unfortunatelly sometimes very difficult to get tickets due to its popularity which is understandable as everything is so professional here and not to mention but it is also...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank arnoldw1975
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I've been wanting to see a performance at this theater for a long time, and thoroughly enjoyed myself at a recent (November 2016) production of the beloved operetta "Countess Maritza." The show itself was wonderful, with beautiful singing, sets and costumes, and theater is a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank robertw609
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The Budapest Operetta Theater is a beautiful place to spend a winter evening and enjoy something specifically Hungarian.

Date of experience: November 2016
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I bought the tickets online directly from the operetta theatre's website for a performance last May. I was able to choose my specific seats online and the prices for each seat were listed. I didn't have any problem then... More