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A song and its story


The theatre “Stille Maus und Stille Nacht“ is produced in cooperation with the Salzburg State Theatre. The performance with actors and puppets is performed at two places: Wagrain as long-standing home of Joseph Mohr, the writer of the lyrics of "Silent Night! Holy Night!" and Salzburg as birth place of the main actor. Besides the creation of the lyrics to the well-known song there are several events of the life of Joseph Mohr presented in the theatre, everything from the perspective of the child Joseph Mohr. At the beginning of the performance the actors and puppets bring movement onto the stage in the multipurpose hall of the new middle school in Wagrain and afterwards the actors and the audience move together to the near original places of Joseph Mohr.

Dates in Wagrain
  • Premiere: Friday, 09. November 2018 at 7.00 pm
  • Sunday, 02. December 2018 at 5.00 pm
  • Sunday, 09. December 2018 at 5.00 pm
  • Sunday, 16. December 2018 at 5.00 pm
  • Sunday, 23. December 2018 at 5.00 pm

For each performance there are 250 tickets available for € 28,- or € 24,- each. Teachers with at least 15 students get one ticket for free.

You can buy tickets at Wagrain-Kleinarl Tourismus, the Salzburg State Theatre or online at

Tickets Seat row 1-10 Seat row 11-15
Normal price € 28,00 € 24,00
Kids, pupils, students (up to 26 years) 50 % € 14,00 € 12,00
Seniors from 62 years 50 % € 22,40 € 19,20
Disabled people 50 % € 14,00 € 12,00
Companion 50 % € 14,00 € 12,00
Performances in Salzburg

in the Kammerspiele at the Salzburg State Theatre

  • Friday, 30. November 2018 at 7.30 pm
  • Saturday, 08. December 2018 at 3.00 pm
  • Saturday, 15. December 2018 at 3.00 pm
  • Saturday, 22. December 2018 at 3.00 pm

more events celebrating the anniversary

"Silent Night" - 200th anniversary The year 2018 is a very special one: the worldwide well-known song about peace “Silent Night! Holy Night!“ celebrates its 200th anniversary. Besides the yearly events the holiday region Wagrain-Kleinarl organized some special celebrations such as the theater, the oratory and the special state exhibition, and many more events for celebrating the anniversary.

The state exhibition with the title “Thinking outside the box - culinary Christmas in Europe“ opens in Wagrain on 29. September 2018 at 5.00 pm and presents additional information in the Silent Night museum. The exhibition is open until 03. February 2019 and the museum is open Tuesday - Sunday from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

The oratory of Mag. Hildegard Stofferin, which was composed especially for the anniversary year, bears the sounding name "Silent Night in Loud Times". The performance with the church choir Wagrain and singers and musicians from the province of Salzburg will take place on 08. December 2018 at 8.00 pm.