New boys in The Paul Street Boys
Please welcome the new boys arriving at Paul Street for the 2022/23 season!
Antal Szerb meets Jenő Rejtő / Musical literature evening
At the Literary Salon evening on 13 September, we will pay tribute to two legendary authors of the 20th century Hungarian literature.
Award show at the VIDOR Festival
To our great delight, our performance The Party brought home several awards from the festival:
We held the reading rehearsal of The Travels of K
We held a reading rehearsal The Travels of K on the Studio Stage. The performance premieres in November.
New members join the Jungle team
New members join the Jungle team. From 17 September, the legendary show will welcome new actors to the cast.
Víg Day 2022
The Vígtheatre reopens its doors on 11 September with a special season-opening Víg Day.
Vígtheatre at Picnic Pozsonyi
After a gap of several years, on 3 September Picnic Pozsonyi returns to Újlipótváros!
TE!FEST is back again
From 26-28 August, TE!FEST will be back at the Kodály körönd, where we are delighted to welcome you to the stand of Vígtheatre!
Vígtheatre held its season closing meeting
Attila Csapó, Szabolcs Horváth, Éva Igó, Erzsébet Kútvölgyi, Balázs Szántó, Csenge Szilágyi, Jr. Attila Vidnyánszky's work was also awarded at the seasonal meeting of Vígszínház.
Children's Day Q&A
The children asked questions and the actors of the Vígtheatre answered them.
Night of Literature with the artists of Vígtheatre
From 1 to 3 June, another extraordinary world literature walk will take place, this time with the distinguished artists of the Vígtheatre.
Caretaker Anikó Tóth received the Zoltán Várkonyi Memorial Prize this year
The award is given each year to the technical or administrative colleague elected by secret ballot by the staff of the Vígtheatre.
The company of Vígtheatre has begun the ecological restoration of a wooded area outside Budapest, creating a Vígforest.
From the Castle to Pinocchio
Announcement of the season and tree planting on the 126th birthday of the Vígtheatre.
Víg-Summering on the 1st of May
After two years we will celebrate the birthday of Vígszínház again together 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
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.
Hungarian Poetry Day 2022
As already a tradition, Vígszínház celebrated the Hungarian Poetry Day, the birthday of Attila József.
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.
Vera Venczel Memorial
A memorial service was held on the 10th of March 2022, the birthday of Vera Venczel, the amazing actress of Vígszínház.
Happy International Women’s Day!
Vígszínház is wishing Happy 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.
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
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!
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.
New Year’s Surprise from Vígszínház
Watch some of our funniest moments from the year 2021!
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.
Holiday Greetings from Vígszínház
Vígszínház wishes you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
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.
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.”
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.
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!
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.
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.
The rehearsals of 'The Seagull' have started.
The rehearsals of 'The Seagull' have started, the premiere will be in December.
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.
Bella Figura staged by Ferenc Török at Pesti Theatre
On this romantic, wonderful night nothing happens the way it was planned.
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.
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.
Zoltán Gyöngyösi got the Junior Príma Award
In 2021 the young actor of Vígszínház won the prestigious Junior Príma Award.