Info for Professionals
The Zürcher Theater Spekakel, founded in 1980, is one of the most prominent European festivals for the contemporary performing arts. The festival lasts 18 days and takes place on the Landiwiese. The park-like terrain on the shores of Lake Zurich hosts up to ten, specially built venues of different sizes.
The programme comprises 40 to 50 companies or single artists from all over the world whose works convince by thematic relevance, formal originality, innovative character and artistic ambition. Part of the budget is reserved for festival-owned productions or co-productions.
Over 150'000 visitors enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of the festival each year. Open-air performances, freely accessible installations and a curated street art programme as well as appealing restaurants and bars attract cultural aficionados and night owls from far beyond the borders of Zurich.
Reservation of Pro-Tickets
The official advance sale for the programm 2018 starts Wednesday 11 July at 9:00 hrs.
Professional visitors can purchase reduced tickets for certain performances.
Send your ticket reservation (please indicate name of the company, date and time of performance) to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The tickets are reserved under your name and can be picked up at the box office at the main entrance of the Landiwiese (ticket counter for special tickets). The box office opens daily at 17:00 hrs, and for afternoon performances one hour before the start of the performance.
Staying in Zürich
The hotels listed below are partner hotels of the festival. For reservations, please get in touch with the hotel directly. Should you have questions, send an email to the festival office: email@example.com
Hotel Züri by Fassbind****, Heinrichstr. 254, 8005 Zürich
Hotel Krone Unterstrass****, Schaffhauserstr. 1, 8006 Zürich
Comfort Inn***, Leonhardstr. 6, 8001 Zürich
Ibis Hotel***, Zürichstr. 105, 8134 Zürich-Adliswil
Jugendherberge, Mutschellenstr. 114, 8038 Zürich
Pension Für Dich, Stauffacherstr. 141, 8004 Zürich
Zürich Tourism office, phone +41 (0)44 215 40 40, firstname.lastname@example.org
How to arrive at the festival site
The Landiwiese, Werft and Rote Fabrik are easily accessible by public transport.
From the main station
Tram 11 to Bürkliplatz, from where the busses 161 or 165 take you directly to Landiwiese, Werft and to Rote Fabrik. Find the stops near the venues here
From the city center
Trams 2, 5, 8, 9 and 11 to Bürkliplatz, from where the busses 161 or 165 take you directly to Landiwiese, Werft and to Rote Fabrik. Find the stops near the venues here
Boat from Bürkliplatz
With the festival boat your arrive directly at the festival site and back. Find the boat schedule here
Info desk at the Festival
Should you have any queries go to the info desk located at the main entrance next to the box office.
The info desk is open daily as of 17:00 hrs. During the day, you can contact the festival office (Check right column for co-ordinates.)