Information on Seat Selection

Best Available Seat Booking
In best available seat booking, you choose a category of seats and select the number of tickets you would like. An automatic allocation of seats will take place within the selected category; you receive the best available seats. Numbered seats are generally located next to each other. If your computer is having problems with Java, then the best available seat booking will automatically take place.
Seating Chart Booking
In seating chart booking, you personally select your exact seats from agraphic seating chart. Begin the seating chart booking and choose an area. There you can select the seats by clicking on them. Seating chart booking is not offered for some events.
General Seating
means that, with your ticket, you can freely select your seat according to the conditions on-site. Normally this involves seats, however in some cases standing room will also be available.
Seat or Standing Room, Depending on Availability
In this price category, seats are predominantly offered (but not guaranteed). In some circumstances, standing room tickets at the same price are also sent. An exact request regarding standing room or a seat unfortunately cannot be fulfilled in this context. A later exchange of the tickets delivered is not possible.
Obstructed Views/Supertitles
Due to building conditions or the demands of individual productions, obstructed views (including of the supertitles that are used in numerous performances) are possible from certain seats. Please inquire about potential impairments at
(+49) (0)711. 20 20 90 (Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm).
No Longer Available for Delivery
means that the event is taking place soon and that shipment of the tickets is no longer possible. Please select “Pick up tickets” as an alternative.
Only 1 Ticket Can be Selected / Individual Seat
Only individual seats (no groups of adjoining seats) can still be booked in the corresponding category using the best available seat booking. Individual seats are scattered vacancies. Even if a greater number are available, these seats are not adjoining. Adjoining seats might still be available using the seating chart booking.
Any more questions?
Call our Ticket Service:
(+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm

Information on Online Sales

Please examine our General Terms and Conditions as well as the following information on ticket pre-sales.
Ticket Pre-sales
Ticket pre-sales for performances at all venues generally begin on the same date two months before the day of the performance. If the first pre-sale date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then pre-sales will begin on that Friday. If it falls on a holiday, then sales will begin the day before. Some events cannot be purchased through online sales. For such cases, please contact our telephone ticket service ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm). Performances outside of the previously mentioned pre-sale periods can be ordered using the online ordering form. Please examine our general information on ticket pre-sales.
Seat Selection
In the course of your booking, information relating to seat selection will be displayed.
Ticket Prices
Ticket prices for online sales include a service fee of 1.00 € per ticket.
Discounts (other than the Schauspielcard)
Please use the alternative sales channels for discounts, as they are not available or applicable for online sales.
Gift Vouchers
Gift certificates can be used as a form of payment for one or more performances at the Staatstheater Stuttgart. You can even use them to pay for subscriptions and merchandising products. Gift vouchers can be transferred to third parties and can be redeemed without any time limit until cancelled. If the order total is greater than the value of the gift voucher, the difference can be paid out. Remaining balances will be repaid in the form of a gift voucher. Redeeming gift vouchers for online sales is currently not possible. Please use our alternative sales channels for this purpose.
Delivery / Pick Up with Confirmation of Purchase
Tickets or gift vouchers can be sent out for a shipping fee of 1.50 €, if the time of the order allows for it. The Staatstheater Stuttgart cannot accept any responsibility for the shipment.
Confirmation of purchase will automatically be sent by email to the address you provided, as soon as purchase of your order has been initiated.
By presenting printed confirmation of purchase, tickets can be picked up at the theatre box office or at the appropriate performance box office; gift vouchers only at the theatre box office (Mon – Fri 10 am – 7 pm, Sat 10 am – 2 pm).
Only printed tickets are valid as passes for means of transport with the VVS. Printed confirmations of purchase will not be accepted as valid ride passes for the VVS.
You can purchase any of our print@home ticket(s) (with the start of season 14/15) at any time and print them out yourself. This booking service is available to you until 1 hour before a performance starts at no additional cost and is specified during the booking via choice of shipping option. After completing the purchasing transaction, the desired ticket will be displayed as a PDF file and can be printed immediately. You will receive a confirmation of purchase at the email address you have provided, with the ticket file as an attachement. The personalization of each ticket with a name and date of birth prevents improper duplication for the protection of the purchaser. Each ticket entitles the holder to one unique admission in conjunction with a valid ID. If there are any questions, please contact our telephone sales office ((+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90). Operating hours telephone sales office: Mon - Fri 10 am - 08 pm; Sat 10 am - 06 pm.

print@home ticket = transit ticket
Your print@home ticket is valid as a transit ticket for public transportation in the VVS system at no additional cost and will automatically beeig print with your print@home ticket. Please pay attention to the required personalisation during the booking transaction.
Late Seating
may not be possible for certain performances. Our telephone ticket service (0711. 20 20 90, Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm) will be happy to provide you with more information!
Tickets can be paid with credit card (American Express, MasterCard, VISA) or SEPA direct debit (Not for new customers, these should call our ticket-service first (+49) (0)711. 20 20 90).
Return / Exchange
We ask that you carefully check your information before authorising purchase of your order, as tickets and gift vouchers cannot be returned or exchanged.
Technical Requirements
Current web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari or Opera). Java installed on your computer and cookies activated. -> Privacy policy: Please do not use your browser’s ‘Back’ button!
Any more questions?
Phone: (+49) (0) 711. 20 20 90
Mon – Fri 10 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm 

Marcia Haydée

Honorary Member and Character Artist as guest


Marcia Haydée was born in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. She studied at the Royal Ballet School in London and subsequently joined the Marquis de Cuevas’ company for four years. In 1961 John Cranko engaged her as his leading ballerina, and their creative relationship laid the foundation of what has since become the unique and internationally known Stuttgart Ballet. Marcia Haydée has been acclaimed one of the great ballerinas of the post-war era. Not only did she inspire Cranko to create almost his entire repertoire on her – including Romeo and Juliet, Onegin, The Taming of the Shrew and Carmen – but her collaboration with Sir Kenneth MacMillan produced such works as Las Hermanas, Song of the Earth,Miss Julie and Requiem. Different roles were created for her by Glen Tetley in ballets like Daphnis and Chloe and Voluntaries and by John Neumeier (Hamlet Connotations). Also Neumeier’s Lady of the Camellias is dedicated to Marcia Haydée.

All over the world the audiences were fascinated by her breath-taking stage presence. As a guest performer she has danced in practically every great dance company in the world with the most famous dancers as her partners, so for example Rudolf Nurejew or Michail Barishnikov.
In 1976 she took over the direction of the Stuttgart Ballet and managed it until 1996.
Marcia Haydée’s new career as choreographer began in 1987 with a new version of Sleeping Beauty. Further creations followed: ENAS choreographed for Birgit Keil and Richard Cragun and her choreography for Giselle and the Willis.

Marcia Haydée has also been the director of the Ballet de Santiago de Chile from 1992 to 1996. For this company she choreographed for example Firebird and Coppelius, the Wizard. In 1998 Reid Anderson invited her to Stuttgart to interpret the role of the soothsayer Madge in La Sylphide. In the same year she danced Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet with the Stuttgart Ballet being on tour in New York.

Marcia Haydée received the "German Dance Prize" in 1989 and the “Nijinsky-Award” in 2003. In 2004 the president of the Federal Republic of Brazil awarded her with the “Orden al Mérito Cultural”. In March 2009 Marcia Haydée was honored with the “German Great Cross of Merit with star”, her third Federal Cross of Merit.
In 2007 the state of Baden-Württemberg payed tribute to her services for the state with the „Staufer-medal in Gold”. She is an honorary citizen of the city of Stuttgart, a doctor of philosophy h.c. of the University of Stuttgart and a professor h.c. of the University of Mannheim.

Since 2003/04 season the Ballet de Santiago is directed again by Marcia Haydée.
Stuttgarter Ballett, Portrait von Marcia Haydée, Foto: Ullrich Beuttenmüller