The Weite Theatre (The Broad Theatre) located on the Parkaue is the home of professional puppetry and acting. Productions for children are shown almost daily and every weekend there are shows for the whole family.
The Deutsche Oper Berlin's international musical reputation is sealed by conductors such as Bruno Walter, Lorin Maazel, Christian Thielemann or Donald Runnicles. The current repertoire is distinguished by modern approaches to the great classical as well as contemporary operas.
The Deutsche Theater is one of the most historical and important theatre houses in the German-speaking world. The repertoire consists of classics and modern classics as well as premieres and performances by contemporary authors.
The presentation of social satire in a contemporary theatrical style has been the credo of the four person cabaret ensemble the Stachelschweine. The streetwise cabaret actors drill into political phrases and social mores until they hit a nerve.
Die Wühlmäuse receive renowned comedians and cabaret stars who find their Berlin home here. Die Wühlmäuse also presents readings and concerts alongside its cabaret and comedy programme.
The timely DISTEL (Thistle) Cabaret Theatre has consistently dedicated itself to up to the minute political satire: with varied line up of entertainment with plenty of live music, biting parodies, humorous sketches and sarcastic songs.
Since 1994 DOCK 11 has presented international productions of dance, theatre, film, performance, literature, visual art and design in a varied weekly programme.