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Víg-Summering on the 1st of May

After two years we will celebrate the birthday of Vígszínház again together on the 1st of May. 

Víg-Summering on the 1st of May

Opening night of Harvey at Vígszínház

A gigantic white rabbit, imagined only by one person, but if the performance works well, it can be seen by thousands and thousands from night to night

Opening night of Harvey at Vígszínház

The award-winning theatre performance by Kornél Mundruczó at Vígszínház

The award-winning theatre performance by TR Warszawa (PL) directed by Kornél Mundruczó will be played at Vígszínház on the 4th and 5th of May.

The award-winning theatre performance by Kornél Mundruczó at Vígszínház

Hungarian Poetry Day 2022

As already a tradition, Vígszínház celebrated the Hungarian Poetry Day, the birthday of Attila József.

Hungarian Poetry Day 2022

Ákos Illyés awarded with Silver Cross of Merit

On our National Celebration Day Ákos Illyés, the senior engineer of Vígszínház was awarded with the Silver Cross of Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic.

Ákos Illyés awarded with Silver Cross of Merit

Vera Venczel Memorial

A memorial service was held on the 10th of March 2022, the birthday of Vera Venczel, the amazing actress of Vígszínház.

Vera Venczel Memorial

Happy International Women’s Day!

Vígszínház is wishing Happy Women's Day!

Happy International Women’s Day!

End of mask wearing mandatory in theatres

We are happy to announce that regarding the pandemic ruling, wearing masks inside of the theatre isn’t a mandatory from 7th of March 2022.

End of mask wearing mandatory in theatres

Monodrama written for two actors premieres at Vígszínház

Still Beautiful After a Storm staged by Benjamin Dino will premiere on the 21st of Januray, 2022 at the Studio stage of Vígszínház

Monodrama written for two actors premieres at Vígszínház

The attic is nominated for Highlights of Hungary

We are so happy to share, that our performance The attic was nominated of Highlights of Hun­gary in the season 2021!

The attic is nominated for Highlights of Hungary

Theatre Night of Béla Fesztbaum based on the writings of Ferenc Molnár

The performance Pest, My Hometown by Béla Fesztbaum shows us the unknown side of the house dramatist of Vígszínház with the finest and delicate texts of Ferenc Molnár.

Theatre Night of Béla Fesztbaum based on the writings of Ferenc Molnár

New Year’s Surprise from Vígszínház

Watch some of our funniest moments from the year 2021!

New Year’s Surprise from Vígszínház

Zoltán Gyöngyösi received the Éva Ruttkai mourning ring

In the year 2021, based on the secret votes of the artists of Vígszínház Budapest, Zoltán Gyöngyösi has received the Éva Ruttkai mourning ring.

Zoltán Gyöngyösi received the Éva Ruttkai mourning ring

Holiday Greetings from Vígszínház

Vígszínház wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Holiday Greetings from Vígszínház

After almost 40 years 'The Seagull' is played in Vígszínház again

One of the most famous plays by Chekhov ‘The Seagull’ will be premiered on the 17th of December at Vígszínház, staged by David Doiasvili.

After almost 40 years 'The Seagull' is played in Vígszínház again

János Pilinszky: Advent - performed by Péter Rudolf

„Advent is the blessing of wait and hope. It is a relative of the beautiful thought, that we have to learn to wish for what we already have.”

János Pilinszky: Advent - performed by Péter Rudolf

The rehearsals of ‘Still Beautiful After a Storm’ have started.

'Still Beautiful After a Storm' is the first staging of Benjamin Dino at Vígszínház, performed by Balázs Szántó and Olivér Kovács.

The rehearsals of ‘Still Beautiful After a Storm’ have started.

Advent Surprise from Vígszínház

Soon the second Sunday of Advent will arrive! On the 5th of December, the second Sunday, Judit Halász will bring the holiday spirit and festive mood!

Advent Surprise from Vígszínház

A black comedy in Pesti Theatre

The Party by Sally Potter staged by Béla Paczolay will be premiered at Pesti Theatre on the 4th of December 2021.

A black comedy in Pesti Theatre

1000th performance of 'The attic' at Vígszínház

The performance The attic at Vígszínház experienced already a millennium, 33 years, more than 1 million spectators and now on the 20th of November the time of the 1000. performance finally came.

1000th performance of 'The attic' at Vígszínház

The rehearsals of 'The Seagull' have started.

The rehearsals of 'The Seagull' have started, the premiere will be in December.

The rehearsals of 'The Seagull' have started.

In memoriam Vera Venczel

The company of Vígszínház is devastated by the news that on the 22nd of October 2021, at the age of 75 actress Vera Venczel has passed away.

In memoriam Vera Venczel

Bella Figura staged by Ferenc Török at Pesti Theatre

On this romantic, wonderful night nothing happens the way it was planned.

Bella Figura staged by Ferenc Török at Pesti Theatre

Premier of Cabaret at Vígszínház for the first time

Vígszínház premiered the world-famous musical Cabaret, the very popular work of Joe Masteroff, John Kander and Fred Ebb for the first time in its 125-year history.

Premier of Cabaret at Vígszínház for the first time

The Stone premiere at Pesti Theatre

The drama The Stone by Marius von Mayenburg had the opening on the 18th of September at Pesti Theatre.

The Stone premiere at Pesti Theatre

Zoltán Gyöngyösi got the Junior Príma Award

In 2021 the young actor of Vígszínház won the prestigious Junior Príma Award.

Zoltán Gyöngyösi got the Junior Príma Award

Children of Paradise premieres at Vígszínház

Attila Vidnyánszky Jr., Miklós Vecsei H., Adrián Kovács and Pater Sparrow adapted the cult film on stage premiering on the 4th of September at Vígszínház.

Children of Paradise premieres at Vígszínház

The season 2021/2022 starts with the premiere of 'Children of Paradise'

Péter Rudolf stays the director of Vígszínház for the years 2022-2026.

The season 2021/2022 starts with the premiere of 'Children of Paradise'

Premiere of ‘Cabaret’ at the Open-air Theatre of Margaret Island

Vígszínház premiered the world-famous musical Cabaret on the 9th and 10th of July at the Open-air Theatre of Margaret Island.

Premiere of ‘Cabaret’ at the Open-air Theatre of Margaret Island

Season closing event at Vígszínház

Barbara Hegyi, Luca Márkus, Dorottya Antóci, András Kern, Péter Rudolf and Róbert Vörös had been awarded at the season closing event of Vígszínház.

Season closing event at Vígszínház

The rehearsals of ‘Children of Paradise’ have started

The rehearsals of ‘Children of Paradise’ have started. The performance will be played in the season of 2021/2022.

The rehearsals of ‘Children of Paradise’ have started

Péter Rudolf became the member of the Immortal Company

New artists have joined the Immortal Company, among others Péter Rudolf, the director of Vígszínház.

Péter Rudolf became the member of the Immortal Company

The premieres for autumn-winter are announced

Following a tradition of more than 90 years, on the 1st of May the sale of the season tickets for the premieres in the autumn-winter at Vígszínház has started.

The premieres for autumn-winter are announced

Jubilee year: The 125-year-old Vígszínház

125 years ago, on the 1st of May 1896. Vígszínház opened its doors. We are waiting our audience with numerous surprises in the year of the jubilee!

Jubilee year: The 125-year-old Vígszínház

For me, Vígszínház is…

125 years, many memories, feelings and unforgettable moments. How would you continue the sentence? For me, Vígszínház is…

For me, Vígszínház is…

Hungarian Poetry Day 2021

Please welcome our video from the programs made for Hungarian Poetry Day from the earlier years!

Hungarian Poetry Day 2021

Zsófia Tallér passed away

The company of Vígszínház is devastated by the news that composer Zsófia Tallér has passed away.

Zsófia Tallér passed away

István Lénárt passed away

Barely before his 100th birthday, on the 31st of March, István Lénárt, or as he was known by everyone: Papi has passed away.

István Lénárt passed away

World Theatre Day 2021

The message from Helen Mirren for World Theatre Day was presented by actress Éva Igó for the audience of Vígszínház.

World Theatre Day 2021

The Penthesilea Program - online stream

On the 27th of March, The Penthesilea Program, a play written by Réka Kincses, will be streamed online on eSzínház.

The Penthesilea Program - online stream