The Robber Hotzen­plotz

Singspiel in 8 scenes after Otfried Preußler
Vocals by Elena Tzavara, Anne X. Weber und Susanne Lütje
in german with german surtitles
Who has not heard of the robber Hotzenplotz? He first steals grandmother's new coffee grinder which plays such beautiful music whilst grinding. Then Hotzenplotz lures Seppel and Kasperl into a trap taking them both prisoners. What’s more, the villain then sells poor Kasperl to the great and evil magician Petrosilius Zwackelmann – or is it Seppel he is selling? It does not matter. In any case, it takes a fair amount of courage, magic and the combined help by the audience to rescue the two friends. Composer Sebastian Schwab has newly composed Otfried Preußler's enchanting story as a Singspiel for the ensemble of the Staatsoper Stuttgart in time for Preußler’s 100th birthday - with coffee mill and, of course, 7 knives.

Location
Opernhaus
Duration
Part I (Scenes 1-4): approx. 1 h 10 min.
Interval: approx. 25 min.
Part II (Scenes 5-8): approx. 50 min.
Recommended age
from 6 years
There will be a german introduction 45 minutes before the performance at foyer I. floor.
Feb 2023
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
4
18:00 – 20:30
Opernhaus
World Premiere, For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Tue
7
18:30 – 21:00
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Tue
14
11:00 – 13:20
Opernhaus
For schools
Cast
Mar 2023
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
3
11:00 – 13:30
Opernhaus
For schools
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Mon
13
19:00 – 21:30
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Mon
20
11:00 – 13:20
Opernhaus
For schools
Cast
composition Sebastian Schwab
Musical Direction Christopher Schumann
direction Elena Tzavara
Stage & Costume Elisabeth Vogetseder
Light Rainer Eisenbraun
Dramaturgy Julia Schmitt, Ingo Gerlach
The Robber Hotzenplotz Franz Hawlata
Grandmother Maria Theresa Ullrich
Kasperl Elliott Carlton Hines
Seppel Dominic Große
Constable Dimpfelmoser Torsten Hofmann
Petrosilius Zwackelmann Heinz Göhrig
Fairy Amaryllis Clare Tunney
Staatsorchester Stuttgart
Apr 2023
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Wed
26
19:00 – 21:30
Opernhaus
For families
- / - / 24,50 / - / 49 / 62 / 77 / 93 / - € / Kinder: 10 €
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
28
19:00 – 21:30
Opernhaus
For families
- / - / - / 40 / - / - / - / - / - € / Kinder: 10 €
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sun
30
15:00 – 17:30
Opernhaus
For families
- / - / - / - / - / - / - / - / 108 €
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sun
30
19:00 – 21:30
Opernhaus
For families
- / - / - / - / - / 66 / 82 / 99 / 115 € / Kinder: 10 €

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