Bringing Quality English Theater to Salzburg since 1967
Here you can find information, pictures and videos of our former productions. A table with links can also be found below.
"Come join us for our annual free Christmas performance!
December 12, 19:30, Hörsaal E.003, Unipark"
"Sonett! So Nett! So Ned!" Xmas Performance 2016 The English Drama Group Salzburg presents our annual 2016 Christmas performance, that as usually, has nothing to do with Christmas. This year our theme was Sonnets: The Masses, Love, and War.
Tom Stoppard’s play „On the Razzle“ is a smart and fast farce based on Johann Nestroy’s „Einen Jux will er sich machen“. When the cat's away, the mice will play. Such is the case at Herr Zangler's Fine Delicatessen…
"Exposed: Secrets of the English Drama Group" Xmas Performance 2015 For our Christmas Performance 2015 we present a side of us that you've never seen before: what really goes on behind the scenes of the Drama Group! All of the sketches have been written…
Medea, daughter of King Aeëtes of Colchis, has fled to Corinth with Jason after helping him against her father and brother. She and Jason have two sons. After many years, Jason decides to leave his wife and marry Glauce,…
My Big, Fat, Greek, Explosive Drama Night
Xmas Performance 2014
In preparation for our big production of Euripides' Medea in May 2015, the English Drama Group Salzburg presents scenes from classical Greek comedies and tragedies. …
William Shakespeare: "The Taming of the Shrew"
Old Baptista Minola has two daughters: Katharina and Bianca. Katharina, the elder of the two, is a rough, loud, and temperamental shrew whilst the younger sister, Bianca, is pretty, sweet, and…
Dinner for one, two, three ... or more
Xmas Performance 2013
For the Christmas Performance 2013 the English Drama Group Salzburg presents dinner scenes from all around the world. Inspired by the loved classic movie Dinner for one…
Michael Frayn: "Noises Off"
No talent, little money and a lousy director. How can this play become a success? "Noises Off" is a comedy about the stage. What happens if the roles and the private lives get entangled? What can you do if the…
A Wilde Night at Christmas
Xmas Performance 2012
The English Drama Group revisits Oscar Wilde and his works.
Doug and Winnie Davies have two children. Tom, a twenty-four year old severely disabled man and Charlotte (Charlie), his sister who is at university. Doug and Winnie have sacrificed all their married life into…
Cat Delaney: Welfarewell
Esmeralda Quipp, once a great Shakespearian actress, now 80 years old, is at her wits' end. Her pension can barely cover the cost of her medicines and pills, she is three months overdue with the rent, the central heating…
Women (and a Man) on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown! Xmas Performance 2010
1.Do NOT Inhale The Queen Of Diamonds !
from A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler
After 500 years in purgatory, Catherina of Aragon believes that she has finally been given the chance to redeem her husband's soul from hell. All Henry VIII has to do is to renew his marriage vows to her and…
A.R. Gurney: "What I Did Last Summer"
Lake Erie, Buffalo, New York. Summer 1945. Charlie, a young teenager, is supposed to be studying Latin for his resit exam in October but it is summer and there is Bonnie, the girl from next door, and Ted,…
William Shakespeare: "The Merry Wives of Windsor"
Sir John Falstaff arrives in Windsor short of money and conspires to seduce Mrs. Page and Mrs. Ford, the wives of two prominent Windsor citizens. The women play along with him in order to expose…
Paul Rudnick: "I Hate Hamlet"
Andrew Rally is a moderately successful television actor on the West Coast. When his TV series is cancelled, he decides to head for New York to improve his acting by attending theatre workshops. His agent, LilianTroy,…
Sharman Macdonald: "After Juliet"
After the tragic death of Romeo and Juliet a frail force holds between the Capulets and the Montagues. Can the young members of the two families who desire lasting peace keep lovely Rosaline and the other young…
Diane Samuels: "Kindertransport"
Evelyn is trying to help her daughter Faith with moving out, while the latter seems reluctant to actually go through with it. While the two women are searching the attic for things Faith might need for her new…
Sue Townsend: "The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole"
As a British teenager, Adrian Mole is an unrecognised intellectual and poet suffering the traumas of first love, the threat of parental divorce, problems at school, and spots. If only he could…
David Williamson: "Dead White Males"
Postmodernism versus liberal humanism—can an older male academic convert a young female student to a post-structural, post-patriarchal view of literature and seduce her at the same time?
Dylan Thomas's text is a dreamlike, poetic portrayal of small-town life in Wales, its chief theme being the pervasive power of love in the manifold circumstances of life. There is no plot in the strict sense,…
Arthur Kopit: "Chamber Music"
1938, an insane asylum. Eight women, who believe they are Gertrude Stein, Joan of Arc, Susan B. Anthony, Queen Isabella I of Spain, Constanze Mozart, Amelia Earhart, Pearl White and Osa Johnson have come together…
Timberlake Wertenbaker: "Our Country's Good"
1788, Sydney Cove, Australia - penal colony of the British Empire. A harsh world where convicts serve time for crimes ranging from petty theft to murder and where dispirited officers, cut off from…
Aristophanes: "Looking for Lysistrata" Translated by Dudley Fitts
When Lysistrata, Athenian housewife and mother, calls the women of Greece to a meeting in one of the public squares of Athens, nobody imagines that the actions of a few women…
William Shakespeare: "The Winter's Tale"
Leontes, the King of Sicilia, rashly accuses his pregnant queen, Hermione, of having committed adultery with his childhood friend Polixenes, the King of Bohemia. It is with this intrigue and the ensuing…
Christopher Durang: "Baby with the Bathwater"
The play revolves around Helen and John, a young married couple, and their new baby boy, Daisy. Thrown into parenthood at the deep end, both Helen, a highly strung young woman, and John, a helpless…
Brian Friel: "Dancing at Lughnasa"
Ballybeg, a small town in County Donegal, Ireland, August 1936. Michael Evans recounts a summer in his aunt's cottage, back when he was seven years old.
East Anglia,1907, a small seaside community. A tempestuous storm rages on the sea and one of the most well-known and loved members of the community dies. The play explores the reactions of the villagers to this tragedy.…
"From Shakespeare With Love"
A medley of love scenes from plays by William Shakespeare with music by Henry VIII and Cole Porter. The plays included in the medley were Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew, Twelfth Night: Or, What You Will,…
David Cregan: "Transcending" This one-act play takes a critical look at family relationships within a conventional middle class framework, and draws attention to the inability to communicate effectively. It presents a satirical view of the traditional…
Athol Fugard: "My Children! My Africa!"
In a South African country town in the Platteland an inter-school debate is taking place between Zolile High and Camdeboo Girls' High, and its starts a Thami Mbikwana, a boy from the black school, and…
On this table you can see all the productions from our founding year 1967 up until our current production with links to plays that have material. (Unfortunately we do not have any saved materials yet from 1967-1989)
The years marked with an asterisk (*) are years were we have no information about whether a production took place or are unsure of the play that was performed.
A Slight Accident by James Saunders &
As Good as New by David Perry
Absurd Person Singular (A. Ayckborn)
Polly Honeycombe (G. Colman)
The Real Inspector Hound (T. Stoppard)
Black Comedy (P. Shaffer)
Living Together (A. Ayckbourn)
The Mousetrap (A. Christie)
Death of Humpty Dumpty (G. Reid)
Blythe Spirit (N. Coward)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (T. Williams
The Importance of Being Earnest (O. Wilde)
Midsummer Mink (P. Coke)
Pygmalion (G.B. Shaw)
The Playboy of the Western World (J. Synge)
Barnstable (J. Saunders)
The Man of Destiny (G.B. Shaw)
Juno and the Paycock (S. O’Casey)
Happy Birthday, Wanda June (K. Vonnegut)
Live Like Pigs (J. Arden)
Governor’s Lady (D. Mercer)
Gallow’s Humour (J. Richardson)
Loot (J. Orton)
The Crucible (A. Miller)
Arms and the Man (G.B. Shaw)
Glass Menagerie (T. Williams)
The Death of Bessie Smith (E. Albee)
The American Dream (E. Albee)
*If you are a former member, relative or friend of a former member, or were in the audience that year and have some information or even photos for us (also from productions we already know took place, but especially with the early ones information and photos are hard to come by) please get in touch with us. You can find the contact for our director and webmasters in the impressum.