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A musical chronicle on the unhappy life of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and her bizarre love affair with Death.
Premiered on September 3, 1992 at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, Austria and went on to become one of the most successful German language musicals in history, enjoying extensive long runs and revivals across Europe and Asia. As of 2009, the show has been seen by over 10 million spectators.
Rudolf is seen confronting his mother at the Achilleon, her summer villa at Corfu, Greece. However, in reality, Elisabeth didn't built the villa until 1890, a full year after Rudolf's suicide at Mayerling.