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Theatre and cabaret

Theatre performances

The Migros Culture Percentage supports many open-air and amateur productions as well as youth theatre projects. It also enables subsidised theatre subscriptions.

Promoting theatre in the region

Go to the theatre with the Migros Culture Percentage – for entertainment at a moderate price. With the aim of giving as many people as possible access to theatre productions, the Migros Culture Percentage offers subsidised theatre subscriptions. It also supports cabaret productions and amateur dramatics, and is actively engaged in children’s and youth theatre.

Theatres

  • Theatre subscriptions: A wide range of subsidised tickets are available to members of the Migros Cooperative Eastern Switzerland at the following theatres: St.Gallen, Winterthur, Schaffhausen and Chur.

  • Frauenfeld Theatre Association: Frauenfeld Theatre Association has been organising professional visiting productions for its winter season since 1959. These are all staged at the Stadtcasino Frauenfeld. Migros cooperative members enjoy concessionary prices.

Cabaret and street theatre

  • Kellerbühne St. Gallen: Kellerbühne St. Gallen has occupied its basement venue since 1965. Its programme likes to use art as a means of confronting topical political and social developments head-on. Migros cooperative members enjoy concessionary prices.
  • Aufgetischt St. Gallen: The cabaret festival «Aufgetischt!» always takes place on the weekend following Ascension Day. Take a front seat to see more than 50 international street artists give their best in St. Gallen’s historic monastery quarter.
  • Buskers Chur: Cabaret artists from all over the world fill the streets of Chur’s Old Town during this festival at the start of June each year.

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Children’s and youth theatre

  • Eastern Switzerland School Theatre Festival: The opportunity for children and young people to tread the boards of a proper theatre stage with professional guidance.

  • St. Gallen Puppet Theatre: Fascinating stories are told through puppetry at St. Gallen Puppet Theatre. Migros cooperative members can purchase subsidised tickets upon presentation of their membership card.

  • Winterthur Puppet Theatre: This puppet theatre attracts audiences of all ages to performances in Winterthur’s Waaghaus. Migros cooperative members enjoy concessionary prices.

  • Hagenwil Festival: Every year, the Hagenwil Festival takes a play for children on tour of Migros Eastern Switzerland shopping centres, delighting young and old.

  • Children’s theatre on tour: In association with St. Gallen Theatre, the Migros Culture Percentage brings culture to the people. Each year, St. Gallen Theatre tours shopping centres of Migros Eastern Switzerland with a children’s play.

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Open-air productions

  • Winterthur Summer Theatre: The Summer Theatre has put on open-air productions in Winterthur since 1865. Members of the Migros Cooperative Eastern Switzerland can purchase subsidised tickets.

Photo / stage: © Dietrich Dettmann