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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
In the light-flooded Great Orangery, the Berlin Residence Orchestra presents musical masterpieces of the 17th and 18th centuries and takes you on a musical journey through time.
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 institution is known as one of the highest profile opera houses in the German-speaking world and has been on the vanguard of developments in contemporary and varied musical theatre time and time again.
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 Neuköllner Oper (Opera Neukölln) has established itself as the fourth and smallest opera house for contemporary musical theatre in Berlin. The pieces react innovatively to contemporary and social processes.
Radialsystem provids an open space for the development of new types of productions and events, for the innovative and the unexpected. Radialsystem is strongly linked to Berlin’s independent performance and music scene. At the same time it is a centre of attraction for world-class artists.
The inclusive RambaZamba theatre plays pieces which deal with contemporary social themes, sometimes refer to classical subject matter and produces own works.
The Sophiensæle is one of the most important locations for the production and presentation of independent theatre in the German-speaking world. They produce and present innovative and experimental concepts, aesthetics, styles and forms here.
The Staatsoper Berlin combines tradition with contemporary artistic quality. Its programme covers baroque pieces, the central works of classical, romantic and modern operas and contemporary music and premieres.
Since 2003 the Stage Theater des Westens - with its significant architectural and artistic achievement in the style of Wilhelmine historicism - hosts world wide hit musicals like "Mamma Mia!" or "Ich war noch niemals in New York".
As an intimate literary stage the Theater im Palais seeks to foster the tradition of Berlin's cultural, literary and historical past and present with literary musical evenings, performances, touring productions, matinées and readings by authors.
The ensemble od the Theater Thikwa develops dance performances, text-based theatre, movement and music theatre and two-man comedies together with disabled and able-bodied artists.
The Theaterdiscounter presents and produces contemporary theatre comprising in-house productions, successfully established national touring shows and curated festivals, as well as coproducing work from across Germany and the wider world.
Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte is the central production space and communication platform for the independent performing arts in Berlin. The studio space and its extensive open area make the Theaterhaus a lively and diverse space for independent theatre.
Europe's largest permanently situated circus tent offers top class entertainment all year round. Audiences are enchanted every evening by concerts, cabaret, burlesque, artistry, musicals, comedies and shows.
The Uferstudios for contemporary dance are at once rehearsal, venue and training centre - made for and used by independent artists from the Berlin contemporary dance scene.