The Neustadt locals refer to it as their sitting room because the Saalbau is the most important cultural centre for theatre, concerts, operas and cabaret for visitors and locals alike. Year after year, the cultural office provides a varied cultural programme. Event agencies and cultural operators also like to book the special atmosphere of the Saalbau, which presents itself as a true master of metamorphosis. Whether for concerts or plays, conferences or congresses, for balls or galas, a sales exhibition or trade fair, the Saalbau adapts seamlessly to the needs of small, medium and large events. The classical entrance area and elegant foyer create a unique atmosphere as you enter. Warm wood tones ensure a cosy feel, and the unusually designed ceiling makes the acoustics perfect. A very special eye-catching feature is the large stage curtain designed by Victor Vasarely (optical art). The ascending rows of chairs give guests the best view of the stage from all positions and, if required, it can also be used at ground level for cultural events and receptions. Practical: The main station is a stone's throw away from the Saalbau so visitors can easily travel by train. The multi-storey car park in the Hetzelgalerie (Exterstraße) is only a few minutes' walk from the Saalbau. And Neustadt's city centre is also very close by.