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Salzburg Performing Arts

Jedermann (Everyman)

  • Domplatz Map It
  • Salzburg
  • Theater

Updated 08/26/2014

Fodor's Review

This morality play, by Hugo von Hofmannsthal, is famously performed annually (in German) in the front courtyard of the cathedral. It begins with a rousing Medieval parade of performers through the streets of the Altstadt, spilling onto the stage for a colorful, intense, and moving presentation of the allegorical story of wealthy, selfish Jedermann's final journey before death. Few of the thousands packing the plaza are unmoved when, at the height of the banquet, church bells around the city ring out and the voice of Death is heard calling "Jedermann—Jedermann—Jed-er-mann" from the Franziskanerkirche tower, followed by echoes of voices from other steeples and from atop the Fortress Hohensalzburg. An unforgettable experience.

Performing Art Information

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Domplatz, Salzburg, A-5020, Austria

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Updated 08/26/2014

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