A new addition to the repertoire of the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar, one of the highlights of the season and an opportunity for countless discoveries: between the end of winter and the beginning of spring, Passion :SPIEL (Passion :PLAY) will present experimental, innovative and forward-looking musical theatre at the e-werk weimar on two long weekends. Passion :SPIEL looks forward to your curiosity!

Festival management and curation: Michael Höppner, Andrea Moses
Festival musical direction: Dominik Beykirch
Space stage: Martin Miotk
Production management: Mareike Hage


Greeting by the festival manager







By public transport
Please use bus lines 1, 2, 3 or 9 and get off at the bus stop »Friedensstraße/Atrium«. From there it is only a short walk to the festival site at the e-werk weimar.


by car
You can park in the underground car park at Weimarplatz at the following rates:

  • First hour: free of charge
  • Every further half hour: 0.50 €
  • Maximum amount: 15 €   

The underground car park is likewise only a short distance from the festival grounds.

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Please check the current regulations just before your visit here


In cooperation with the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar and the University of Music and Theatre »Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy« Leipzig



Funded by Musikfonds e.V. with project funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, by Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Thuringia as well as Sparkasse Mittelthüringen and Sparkassen-Kulturstiftung Hessen-Thüringen. With the friendly support of Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.
Supported by the Förder- und Freundeskreis des Deutschen Nationaltheaters und der Staatskapelle Weimar e.V.