For Visitors

Be thrilled. 
Stadthalle Wattenscheid.

No matter what is on the programme, you will experience wonderful moments at the Stadthalle Wattenscheid. The Boulevard Theater is open every year from October to May. Eight pieces, all of which tell stories from everyday life, are then brought to the stage. Great, well-known German actors add extra spice to the sometimes funny, sometimes dramatic, sometimes exciting pieces. Also available as a subscription! In addition, the Stadthalle Wattenscheid offers plenty of comedy and music to see and hear, as well as occasional consumer fairs, where you can browse around and learn.

We look forward to your visit

Ticket service

With us you’ll always have a good seat. Simply select the desired event directly from our calendar of events and click on the booking link.

Spur-of-the-moment decision? For many events you can also buy the tickets directly on the day of the event at the box office.

Next Events

09.10.2020
20:00 Uhr 

Willkommen bei den Hartmanns

Boulevardtheater

Due to the current and official decision of  the government of Germany and its countries, until further notice, there ...

Theater
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
11.10.2020
19:30 Uhr 

DEVIL’S EXORCIST

Due to the current and official statement of the government of NRW and the city of Bochum this event has been rescheduled to from April 4, 2020 ...

Theater
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
12.10.2020
19:30 Uhr 

Broadway Nights

Im Oktober 2020 geht das gefeierte Musical-Konzert BROADWAY NIGHTS erneut auf Tour und nimmt das Publikum mit auf eine Zeitreise durch die Musial-Geschichte. ...

Musical
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
17.10.2020
20:00 Uhr 

Thorsten Bär

Der Bär ist los!

Due to the current and official statement of the government of NRW and the city of Bochum, as for now, all events  have to be cancelled. ...

Comedy
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
22.10.2020
19:30 Uhr 

DEVIL’S EXORCIST

Ab dem 28. September 2020 geht die neue Edition des innovativen Horror-Theaterstücks DEVIL’S EXORCIST auf große Deutschland-Tour. „Ein solches ...

Theater
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
29.10.2020
19:30 Uhr 

ZOMBIE INFERNO

Ab dem 26. Oktober 2020 geht das immersive Horror-Theaterstücks ZOMBIE INFERNO auf große Premieren-Tour durch Deutschland. „Ein solches Format ...

Theater
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
27.11.2020
19:30 Uhr 

MAGICAL SING ALONG

Bei den schönsten Kindheits-Hits stillhalten? UNMÖGLICH! Zusammen mit einer (natürlich echten) Prinzessin und einem (natürlich ebenso echten) ...

Musical
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
02.12.2020
20:00 Uhr 

Champagner zum Frühstück

Boulevardtheater

Due to the current and official decision of  the government of Germany and its countries, until further notice, there ...

Theater
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
04.12.2020
19:30 Uhr 

Legend Of Pop

THE BEST OF ELTON JOHN - Live

Due to the current and official decision of  the government of Germany and its countries, until further notice, there ...

Concert
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
06.12.2020
11:00 Uhr - 16:00 Uhr 

Wattenscheider Schallplattenbörse

Am Sonntag, den 6. Dezember wird die Stadthalle Wattenscheid wieder zum Treffpunkt der Musikfans. Über 50 Aussteller bieten dann ...

Fair
Stadthalle Wattenscheid
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History

Take a trip back in time.

The Stadthalle Wattenscheid was officially opened on 30 September, 1962. Heinz Mesenhol, then head of the Department of Culture and Cultural Affairs, took on the role of a stage manager and lighting technician, personally taking care of the sound and light technology. Besides several theater performances, music was at the core of the venues stage offering: Choir performances, symphony and chamber concerts fascinated audiences.

Soon big names from the music industry are on the agenda. Guest performances by the Vienna Boys' Choir, the Salzburg and Czech Chamber Orchestras in the 1970s are clear proof that the Stadthalle Wattenscheid has long since become an established name. The good reputation of the house attracts the stars of its time, and great actors such as Maria Schell, Willy Birgel, Klaus Havenstein and Hans-Joachim Kuhlenkampf pay their respects in Wattenscheid.

In the 1980s, the company's success story continued. Inge Meisel, Götz George, Ingrid Steeger, Ruth-Maria Kubitschek, Dietmar Schönherr - in short, the who-is-who of the German stage celebrities inspired audiences at the Stadthalle Wattenscheid.

In addition, companies and associations are increasingly discovering the hall as a venue for social events. Slide presentations and carnival-like gatherings, staff meetings, or company celebrations fill the rooms with life, even off the season's artistic agenda.

In 1990, a new lighting system was installed to provide better lighting conditions. The investment of DM 70,000 at that time was already accompanied by plans for a planned redevelopment, which were finally implemented in 2001. DM 775,000 was invested in the modernization of the Stadthalle Wattenscheid.

The Stadthalle Wattenscheid today is a venue for popular Boulevard Theater, with eight plays of different genres per season, as well as a popular location for smaller fairs, musical events and comedians.

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