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.
World premiere
February 4, 2023 in Stuttgart
Recommended age
from 6 years
There will be a german introduction for families 45 minutes before the performance at foyer I. floor.

Tickets for the entire 2024/25 season can be booked from July 8, 2024, no advance bookings possible.

Dec 2023
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
8
18:00 – 20:30
Opernhaus
First performance this season, For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
9
19:00 – 21:30
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sun
10
19:00 – 21:30
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
15
10:30 – 13:00
Opernhaus
For schools
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
16
10:30 – 13:00
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Mon
18
11:00 – 13:30
Opernhaus
For schools
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

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

Thu
21
10:30 – 13:00
Opernhaus
For schools
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
22
10:30 – 13:00
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
29
19:00 – 21:30
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
30
18:00 – 20:30
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
Jan 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

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

Sun
21
18:00 – 20:30
Opernhaus
For families
Cast
Feb 2025
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sun
16
Afternoon
Opernhaus
First performance this season, For families
Currently no reservation possible. Further tickets will be available from presale start.
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sun
16
Opernhaus
For families
Currently no reservation possible. Further tickets will be available from presale start.
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Wed
26
Morning
Opernhaus
For schools
remaining tickets may be offered later
Apr 2025
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
5
Opernhaus
For families
8-108 € / F, tickets as of 8. July 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Sat
12
Opernhaus
For families
8-108 € / F, tickets as of 8. July 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
25
Opernhaus
For families
8-108 € / F, tickets as of 8. July 2024
May 2025
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Wed
28
Morning
Opernhaus
For schools
remaining tickets may be offered later
Jun 2025
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Tue
10
Opernhaus
For families
8-108 € / F, tickets as of 8. July 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Thu
19
Afternoon
Opernhaus
For families
8-108 € / F, tickets as of 8. July 2024
https://www.staatsoperstuttgart.de Staatsoper Stuttgart Oberer Schloßgarten 6, 70173 Stuttgart

Fri
20
Opernhaus
For families
8-108 € / F, tickets as of 8. July 2024
Cast
Musikalische Leitung N.N.
Regie Elena Tzavara
Bühne und Kostüme Elisabeth Vogetseder
Licht Rainer Eisenbraun
Dramaturgie Ingo Gerlach, Julia Schmitt
Räuber Hotzenplotz Franz Hawlata
Großmutter Maria Theresa Ullrich
Kasperl Elliott Carlton Hines
Seppel Dominic Große
Wachtmeister Dimpfelmoser Torsten Hofmann
Petrosilius Zwackelmann Heinz Göhrig
Fee Amaryllis Clare Tunney
Staatsorchester Stuttgart

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