Theater Akzent

Theater Akzent is a proscenium stage. The auditorium with fixed row seating is slightly ascending, the balcony is strongly recessed. Seating plan

The public entrance and the evening box office are both located at Theresianumgasse 18, 1040 Wien.

Apart from a wide spectrum of domestic artists, Theater Akzent has also seen the performances of international stars such as Rebekka Bakken, Edith Clever, Tim Fischer, Richard Galliano, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Hans-Joachim Kulenkampff, Sophie Rois, Hanna Schygulla, Riccardo Tesi or Herman van Veen, Tindersticks, Coeur de Pirate. 


Theater Akzent is a proscenium stage, i.e. with seating rows facing the stage and a total of 455 seats (95 of which are on the balcony).

The theatre provides easy access for the handicapped and offers special parking facilities in front of the main entrance. Access to the auditorium is barrier-free (NB: there is no lift to the balcony!).

The theatre’s main stage spans 14.5 metres in width and 12 metres in depth with a maximum play area of 10 x 10 metres. The portal section can be adjusted to a width of 8 to 10 metres and to a height of 3.6 to 5 metres.

Removability of the seats allows for the installation of an orchestra pit for operas and operetta.

Iron curtain (weighing approximately 5,000 kg), elevating platforms, scenery lift (for a direct link of loading bay and stage), portal bridge and the two main curtains (their panels can be lifted or divided) are electrically driven and hydraulically operated. Eleven electrically operated hoists for lifting of curtains, banners and walls.

Stage and Lightning Plan PDF
Stage and Lightning DWG

227 digital dimmers with an electrical power of 3kW or 5kW control more than 200 spot lights both on stage and in the auditorium. Moving lights equipped with the most advanced LED technology and state-of-the-art LED colour changers to ensure efficient and effective implementations of your lighting concepts.

Powerful video beamers transmit projections of any kind from any digital data source and display them full screen on the opera foil.

Main system: P.A: KLING & FREITAG Professional Active Fullrange Soundsystem
Speakers are operated via a Digital Matrix YAMAHA DM 32 24/96
Feeds are mostly performed by our computer system allowing for optimal, timely and quick “random access”.

Audio details as PDF