The Ballhaus Naunynstraße has become a focal point for artists predominantly from first or second generation immigrant backgrounds since its re-opening in 2008.
Ballhaus Ost is a venue for independent theatre, performance and dance. It is a place to discover and experience new forms of artistic examination of contemporary living conditions.
The glittering mirror tent of the BAR JEDER VERNUNFT has been the home to the crème de la crème of cabaret, chanson, entertainment and comedy for more than twenty years.
The Berliner Ensemble is named after Bertolt Brecht’s world famous company and is one of the most famous theatres in Germany. It concentrates on contemporary writing and topics, following the tradition of Brecht and Heiner Müller.
Berliner Festspiele stand for a cultural programme where the new becomes visible. All year round, Berliner Festspiele host a multitude of festivals, exhibitions and individual events in the Haus der Berliner Festspiele and the Gropius Bau.
The lively productions of the Berliner Kindertheater (Children's Theatre Berlin) have delighted children between 4 and 10 years old and their families for nearly thirty years.
Since 2000 the Berliner Kriminal Theater (Criminal Theatre Berlin) situated in the former Transformation Station East shows classics and bestsellers from criminal literature with a fixed ensemble cast.
The Berliner Philharmonie by the architect Hans Scharoun, is one of Berlin's prominent landmarks. Since its opening in 1963 it has become the concert hall of the Berliner Philharmoniker.
In the small theatre artists are singing and performing in Berlin dialect, with chansons by Erich Kästner, Kurt Tucholsky, Claire Waldoff as well as contemporary music.
The Berliner Kabarett Anstalt (The Berlin Cabaret Institute), a jewel among cabaret theatres, has resided in Kreuzberg since 1988. The BKA presents cabaret, comedy, entertainment shows, improvised theatre, concerts, singer-songwriters and crazy musicals.
A new cultural space, Blackmore's has found a home in a former bank in the Wilmersdorf district of Berlin. Since 2014, the charming salon has hosted classical music, jazz and soul as well as readings and exhibitions.
The Brotfabrik is an independent venue for touring shows and Berlin's independent scene. The programme evidence a diverse range of forms and genres, from plays, performance, dance and musical theatre to improvisation, puppet and object theatre.