Wednesday, March 17, 2010

A Peek Inside the Burg Theater

We were walking past the Volksgarten side of Vienna’s Burg Theater the other evening and stopped to admire the majestic staircase through the door. An employee saw us, invited us to come in, and told us a bit about the historic Gustav Klimt paintings on the ceiling that include a depiction of Romeo & Juliet at London's Globe Theater.

The striking brass lamps are augmented with musical references:

Ornate embellishments meet the eye in every direction:

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