Im ehemaligen Haus des Berliner Handwerkervereins in der Sophienstraße in Berlin-Mitte zeigen die Sophiensæle seit 1996 Tanz, Performance, Theater und Diskurs. Junge Künstler*innen und bekannte Kollektive präsentieren hier mit ihren Produktionen kritische Perspektiven und zeigen in experimentellen Formate neue ästhetische Möglichkeiten der performativen Künste auf.mehr
The Acker Stadt Palast in Berlin's Mitte district is a place where established artists and newcomers meet to experiment and reflect upon contemporary discourses.
The ACUD Theatre in Berlin's Mitte district has been a place for young, innovative and diverse theatre since 1990, building bridges between acting, dance, performing art, clowning and puppetry.
The prizewinning repertoire by the ATZE Musikteater for young children and their families includes adaptations of modern children's book classics, fairy stories as well as own productions.
aufBruch (breakout) prison theatre is an independent theatre project in Berlin that artistically examines social and political processes and cycles. The prison institution itself serves as aufBruch's prime example.
The Ballhaus Naunynstraße has become a focal point for artists predominantly from first or second generation immigrant backgrounds since its re-opening in 2008.
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.
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 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.
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 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 English Theatre Berlin is the only theatre in Berlin to exclusively present and produce English-speaking plays and performances, showing in-house productions as well as hosting national and international guests.
The Galli Theatre Berlin is a favoured location for art, culture and encounter. It is situated in the charming ambience of the creative quarter of the Heckmann Höfe, next to the Jewish synagogue in Berlin's Mitte district.
In wintertime, the Glaspalast is transformed into a treasure chest for fairytale fans: the campfires blaze, the Nordmann firs spray a wintery scent and the fireplace inside turns the glass greenhouse into a cosy place.
The Grips Theater forged the idea of an "emancipated theatre". Grips is a theatre for all generations, cultures and levels of society. It is post-elite and anti-pompous - a contemporary popular and political theatre of the people.
The Heimathafen Neukölln presents a varied programme of plays, musicals, concerts, readings and new theatre forms with the motto "WE ARE THE PEOPLE'S THEATRE".
The Kleine Theater (Small Theatre) has been a much regarded "gem" of literary and musical entertainment since 1974, attracting neighbours, theatre lovers from all over Berlin and surroundings as well as international visitors to Berlin.
The Komödie am Kurfürstendamm remains one of the best addresses for sophisticated, metropolitan entertainment theatre in Germany even in its transitional quarter in the Schiller Theater.
The Gorki mission is to open up to people regardless of their origins. Alongside productions of classics the artistic formats reflect the aesthetic diversity of contemporary theatre and include premieres of new writing, contemporary pieces and research projects.
The Monbijou Theatre's application for special permission to use the playground in Monbijou Park was rejected for the first time in 20 years. This means that the amphitheatre and the beach bar "Strandbar Mitte" will no longer exist here for the time being.
The Pfefferberg Theatre in Prenzlauer Berg offers shows for children and grown up theatre-lovers , lovingly restored Pfefferberg beer hall. The theatre also host to the fabulous Hexenberg Ensemble and their classical works.
The inclusive RambaZamba theatre plays pieces which deal with contemporary social themes, sometimes refer to classical subject matter and produces own works.
Since the middle of the '90s the unique programming concept of the Renaissance Theatre has dedicated itself to international contemporary drama. Alongside there are readings and events such as the 'Literary Forays' and a musical literary programme.
The Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz is the largest spoken word theatre in the West of Berlin. The politically and socially engaged programme is influenced by a variety of directorial signatures that also embrace new forms of dance and musical theatre.