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Puppet Theatre Waidspeicher Erfurt

The repertoire of Waidspeicher Theatre comprises material from all eras and of different genres, ranging from fairytales through modern narrative theatre to literary classics - with marionettes, glove and rod puppets or in experimental presentations. Tours have taken the company through Europe, the USA, Canada, Mexico, Taiwan and Israel. The art achievements of Waidspeicher Theatre have been honoured by numerous festival prizes and by the special award for children's culture given by the Stiftung Kulturförderung in 1996. Waidspeicher Theatre organises the Synergura International Puppet Theatre Festival, Thuringia's only international theatre festival.

Opening hours

Tuesday and Friday 7.30 p.m., Saturday 7 p.m., 2nd performance

Detailed information

  • Own company
  • Puppet theatre
  • Seats: 142


  • Guided tour by appointment
  • Café
  • Language: German
  • Parking for coach: 12
  • Family- and child-friendly
  • For children and families:

    Special performances for all age groups, versatile puppet theatre from Grimm's fairytales through to "Tintenherz".
    Special feature: puppet theatre for teenagers and adults in the evening programme.



Contact information

Theater Waidspeicher e.V.

Domplatz 18
99084 Erfurt

Telephone: +49 (0) 361 5982924
Fax: +49 (0) 361 5982923

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