Reductions apply to members of a DGB trade union, VIP customers, members of the Association of Friends and severely disabled persons (100%). Appropriate proof must be presented.

50% reduction
Children, schoolchildren, students up to 27 years of age, trainees, unemployed persons and volunteers (BFD, FSJ, etc.) receive a 50% discount (except price table 7) at all advance booking offices and in the webshop. Appropriate proof must be presented.


We want financially disadvantaged children and young people to be able to take part in theatre visits, workshops and theatre clubs. You can support us in this. In our webshop you can buy one or more sponsor tickets for 6.50 euros and thus enable children and young people to take part in our offers. We will gladly issue a donation receipt for your donation. Would you like to take out a sponsor card for your child? Please contact us by e-mail: .


RuhrKultur.Card holders receive a one-time 50% discount on a performance ticket of their choice and availability from price group B, C, D during the Ruhrfestspiele 2022. For information call +49 2361 9218-0 or email . Ticket bookings can only be made via the ticket office on site or by telephone. General information also at


Tickets for theatre professionals who wish to attend the Ruhrfestspiele for professional reasons are only available at the box office this year, subject to availability. If you have any questions, please contact us at: .


The Ruhrfestspiele open their doors to people who are excluded from cultural participation for various reasons. In cooperation with KulturPott.Ruhr e. V. we make it possible for people to attend selected events. Registration and information: or email .

Kulturrucksack NRW

The Ruhrfestspiele participates in the state programme Kulturrucksack NRW. Equipped with the Kulturrucksack, young people aged 10 to 14 can watch selected productions or take part in our workshops. Registration and information: .

For companies and administrations

Reduced tickets for members of a DGB trade union are available in many companies in NRW directly through the works or staff council. Would you like to be added to our mailing list? Please contact us at .