There are many historical connections between Vienna’s theater scene and the original theater that Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte was performed in. This paper discusses the audiences of the Theater, the location, architecture and mechanics. Although much has changed within theaters since the 18th century, some things still remain the same.
Jaworowski, Jonathan; Tereza, Abriana; and Thomaschefsky, Rachel. "Theater auf der Wieden - History of location, audiences, and mechanics" (2022). 2022 Festschrift: Mozart's Die Zauberflöte.