based on motives from Arthur Schnitzler

A Virtual Theater Experience by Sebastian Brauneis


Experience the internal world of young Lieutenant Gustl in another dimension

Witness Gustl’s angst, existential conflict and obsessions from Arthur Schnitzlers internal monologue “Lieutenant Gustl” – a classic of Austrian literature from 1900 – in a virtual reality experience.



a Virtual Theater Experience by Sebastian Brauneis based on the novel “Leutnant Gustl” from Arthur Schnitzler.

Production Overview


Release date
Spring 2020

26 Min.

Year of Production
2018/ 2019


Culture – Art, VR, 3D, 360° Virtual Theater Experience

German with english Subtitles

Viewing Format

Oculus Rift

Experience world literature up close

Virtual Reality Experience

For special events or other content based occasions and locations like galleries, schools, libraries, museums, theaters (lobbies) and fairs.

Rent our VR showcase station with Oculus Rift including a theater chair and the official program. We offer up to 30 VR glasses.

Staged Reading

We also offer the virtual theater in combination with a staged reading of the ensemble (in German language).

Classic Theatrical Version

Sebastian Brauneis’ full-length theater play based on Arthur Schnitzler’s literary work is available for theaters and independent groups. All rights must be obtained directly from Thomas Sessler Verlag .

School Supplies

How can we, in an attractive way, make accessible cultural contents to young people?

das virtuelle theater has developed a range of different solutions to this question and offers different kind of packages for schools, classes and education.

With das virtuelle theater you can offer your pupils, apprentices and students a unique access to world literature, Austrian culture, history and identity. Make an impact, set an innovative impulse.

We are looking forward to receiving your inquiries and are happy to consult you from planning to implementation for your event.

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