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Werner HierzerBy Werner Hierzer
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Werner HierzerBy Werner Hierzer
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About

Sisi's Secret (für deutschen Text runter scrollen)  

For the first time after 25 years of operas with marionettes in Schloss Schönbrunn, we work on a musical about Empress Sisi.  

Sisi lived in Schloss Schönbrunn, therefore it is THE place for a play about her life.  

With a lot of music we live through the most important periods of Sisi’s life, where the relationship and the love to Franz Josef awakens, darkens, is tested and is finally confirmed. A play for an audience of all ages. For our international guests Sisi will also be available in various languages.

Theatre Website: www.marionettentheater.at

Empress Sisi Marionette
Empress Sisi Marionette
Our theatre at Schloss Schönbrunn
Our theatre at Schloss Schönbrunn

Since two years now we are working on the sketches, the composition and the marionettes.

More than 40 marionettes are made for this play, all in costumes with a love for details. A well-established team of stage designers, costume designers, tailors, sculptors and painters are working in our theatre workshop on the creation of the marionettes based on the originals. Everything that is seen on stage is handmade by our theatre. We are working based on an old tradition from the times of Empress Maria Theresia around 1700.  

In the meantime 80% of the work is completed. The premiere of the musical is expected to be on 12th December 2018. 

Empress Sisi from young to old
Empress Sisi from young to old
Papageno and Pagena from the „Magic Flute“
Papageno and Pagena from the „Magic Flute“
  • Play: 100%
  • Composition: 100%
  • Music: 80% singers and 0% recordings
  • Stage design: 100%
  • Decorations: 50%
  • Costume design: 100%
  • Costumes: 50% 
  • Marionettes: 60%


We need your support for...  

The play is already composed and written. Now we need to find the appropriate singers and rent a studio and orchestra to record the composition. Currently we do not have funding for this. We also need a professional stage painter to realize our sketches in all detail. All money flows into paying the artists, singers and musicians.


Team  

Author: Martin Haidinger
born in Vienna, ORF journalist, historian, cabaret artist, author, Austrian National Award for Scientific Journalism

Composer: Vasil Snaydr
born in Prague, played in rock band named "The Plastic People of the Universe", composed rock operetta „Horecke“, signed Charta 77, emigrated to Austria, stage music, author, studio musician 

Stage designer: Werner Hierzer, Odilia Baldszun
raised in Bremen, studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and the Mozarteum in Salzburg. Fixed engagement inter alia at the Staatstheater Kassel, Staatstheater Bremerhaven and the Schlosstheater Celle. Freelancer inter alia in Chemnitz, Krakau, Vienna and Augsburg.

Costume designer: Irmgard Hierzer
titel of master craftman in dressmaking, teaching position in School of Fashion Graz. Independent artist. 

Director: Werner Hierzer director Marionettes theater, Biography see "About Me".

Author Martin Haidinger with composer Vasil Snaydr
Author Martin Haidinger with composer Vasil Snaydr
Odilia Baldszun, Irmgard Hierzer, Werner Hierzer
Odilia Baldszun, Irmgard Hierzer, Werner Hierzer
Anna Smetanova
Anna Smetanova
"The Bat"
"The Bat"
Marionettes of other plays
Marionettes of other plays

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Sisis Geheimnis (Deutsche Version)


Nach 25 Jahren Opern mit Marionetten im Schloss Schönbrunn, arbeiten wir zum ersten Mal an einem Musical über Kaiserin Sissi. 

Sisi lebte im Schloss Schönbrunn, daher ist es DER Platz für ein Stück über ihr Leben. 

 Mit viel Musik durchleben wir die wichtigsten Phasen in Sisis Leben, wo sich die Beziehung und die Liebe zu Franz Josef entfacht, eintrübt, auf die Probe gestellt und schlussendlich bestätigt wird. Ein Stück für jung und alt. Sisi wird auch für unsere vielen internationalen Gäste mehrsprachig verfügbar sein.

Theater Website: www.marionettentheater.at

Kaiserin Sisi Marionette
Kaiserin Sisi Marionette
Our theatre at Schloss Schönbrunn
Our theatre at Schloss Schönbrunn

Wir arbeiten bereits seit zwei Jahren an den Entwürfen, der Komposition und dem Bau der Marionetten. 

Mehr als 40 Marionetten, in Detail verliebten Kostümen, werden für dieses Stück angefertigt. In unseren Werkstätten arbeitet ein eingespieltes Team aus Bühnenbildnerin, Kostümbildnerin, Schneiderinnen, Bildhauer und Malern an der originalgetreuen Umsetzung der Figuren. Alles was auf der Bühne sichtbar ist, wird per Handarbeit selbst hergestellt. Dabei arbeiten wir nach alter Tradition aus der Zeit von Kaiserin Maria Theresia um 1700.  

Mittlerweile sind 80% der Arbeiten abgeschlossen. Das Musical wird voraussichtlich am 12.12.2018 in Premiere haben.

Kaiserin Sisi von jung bis alt
Kaiserin Sisi von jung bis alt
Papageno und Pagena aus der "Zauberflöte"
Papageno und Pagena aus der "Zauberflöte"
  • Buch: 100% 
  • Komposition 100%
  • Musik: 80%Sänger und Sprachaufnahmen 0% 
  • Bühnenbildentwurf: 100% 
  • Dekorationen: 50% 
  • Kostümentwurf: 100% 
  • Kostüme: 50%
  • Marionetten: 60%

Wir brauchen Unterstützung für..

Das Stück wurde bereits komponiert und geschrieben. Jetzt geht es darum die passenden Sänger zu finden, ein Studio und ein Orchester zu mieten um die Komposition aufzunehmen. Dazu fehlen uns derzeit noch die Geldmittel. Zudem benötigen wir einen professionellen Bühnenmaler der unsere Entwürfe detailgetreu umsetzen kann. Alle Gelder fließen in die Bezahlung unserer Künstler, Sänger und Musiker.  

Team

Autor:  Martin Haidinger
in Wien geboren, ORF Journalist, Historiker, Kabarettist, Autor, Österreichischer Staatspreis für Wissenschaftspublizistik  

Komponist: Vasil Snaydr
in Prag geboren, spielte in der Rockband "The Plastic People of the Universe", komponierte die Rockoperette „Horecke“, Unterzeichner der Charta 77, nach Österreich ausgebürgert, Bühnenmusik, Autor, Studiomusiker

BühnenbildnerIn: Werner Hierzer, Odilia Baldszun
aufgewachsen in Bremen, Studium an der Akademie für Bildende Künste in Wien und Mozarteum in Salzburg. Feste Engagements u.a. am Staatstheater Kassel, Staatstheater Bremerhaven und dem Schlosstheater Celle. Freiberuflich u.a. in Chemnitz, Krakau, Wien und Augsburg. 

Kostümentwurf: Irmgard Hierzer
Meistertitel in Damenschneiderei, Lehrtätigkeit Modeschule in Graz. Freischaffende Künstlerin. 

Regie: Werner Hierzer
Leiter Marionettentheater, Biografie siehe "Über mich".

Autor Martin Haidinger mit Komponist Vasil Snaydr
Autor Martin Haidinger mit Komponist Vasil Snaydr
Odilia Baldszun, Irmgard Hierzer, Werner Hierzer
Odilia Baldszun, Irmgard Hierzer, Werner Hierzer
Anna Smetanova
Anna Smetanova
"Die Fledermaus"
"Die Fledermaus"
Marionetten anderer Stücke
Marionetten anderer Stücke

Risks and challenges

ENGLISH
In our Marionettes Theatre in Schloss Schönbrunn we play more than 400 performances every year. Due to the daily coming of tourists we are well visited throughout the year. After our success with the Magic Flute we also have a large core audience.

The biggest challenge now is to get our opera audience excited for a musical. Therefore we are planning targeted marketing in international visitors to Vienna. All our plays are multilingual and
therefore ideal for international guests.

Sisi is already requested as a tour performance. Modern plays are more and more requested in contrast to operas.

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DEUTSCH
In unserem Marionetten Theater im Schloss Schönbrunn spielen wir im Jahr über 400 Vorstellungen. Durch den täglichen Strom an Touristen sind wir das gesamte Jahr gut besucht. Nach unserem Erfolg mit der Zauberflöte greifen wir ebenfalls auf ein großes Stammpublikum zurück.

Die größte Herausforderung ist es, unser Opernpublikum für ein Musical zu begeistern. Daher planen wir gezieltes Marketing auf internationale Wien Besucher. All unsere Stücke sind mehrsprachig und somit auch ideal für internationale Gäste.

Auch als Tourneevorstellung ist Sisi bereits jetzt angefragt. Es werden immer mehr moderne Aufführungen angefragt als Gegensatz zu Oper.

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