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Theatre of Passau's Prince Bishop (Stadttheater)

The Theatre of Passau's Prince Bishop offers top-class productions in a beautifully charming baroque theater ambiance. Whether dramas or operas, chamber music or symphonic works, from antiquity to avant-garde – all its guests can experience everything the theatric world has to offer.

Built originally as a gymnasium for a ball sport popular in 1645, this facility, known to locals as "City Theatre", has risen to become one of the most important and renowned regional theatres in Bavaria.

The theatre is home to the Landestheater Niederbayern Company and is simultaneously the home of music department and its Niederbayerisches Philharmonic Orchestra. The Landestheater Niederbayern also has performances in its member cities Landshut and Straubing, as well as further guest locations throughout south eastern Bavaria. With an annual rate of approximately 330 performances, the Prince-Bishop’s Theater currently attracts over 90,000 spectators every year.



• Public disabled parking in front of building (Gottfried-Schäffer-Straße 3)
• Barrier-free entrance
• Elevator to get to the seats
• Handicapped lavatory (via elevator)
• Induction system

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Theatre of Passau's Prince Bishop

Gottfried-Schäffer-Straße 2
94032 Passau
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Telefon: +49(0)851 9291913


Box office Tue. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

and Tue., Thur., Fri. 4 - 5:30 p.m.

and 1 hour prior to performances

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