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 Admiralspalast is one of Berlin's most historical places of entertainment. The programme includes international rock shows, rock/pop concerts, musicals and comedy shows.
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.
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 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 Chamäleon Theatre in the Hackeschen Höfe presents top-class contemporary circus shows with a mix of spectacular acrobatics, live music ranging from rock to chanson, dance and performing.
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 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.
The Friedrichstadt-Palast continues the glamorous tradition of show entertainment in Berlin. Its spectacular show programme of architectural and technical showstoppers is unique.
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 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 Konzerthaus Berlin offers a widely diverse programme of symphonies, chamber music, musical theatre productions, children's concerts, early and contemporary music.
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 Pierre Boulez Saal is the new concert hall in Berlin, founded by Daniel Barenboim and designed by Frank Gehry. The programme of the first season will present masterpieces of the classical, romantic and contemporary repertoire as well as new productions and world premieres, jazz and music from the Middle East and North Africa.
Podewil is the headquarters of the Kulturprojekte Berlin non-profit organisation. The completely renovated theatre in the building has established itself as the second home of the GRIPS Theatre since 2009. In addition, the baroque palace houses many other cultural projects.
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 Staatsballett Berlin (Berlin State Ballet) is one of the world's leading classical ballet companie. The focus of the artistic curation is to introduce and create new original works for the company as well as display the rich heritage of dance from its beginnings to the present day.
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.
The newly founded Theater an der Museumsinsel starts its first season opposite the Bode Museum with Goethe's "Faust", which is dedicated to the new Volkstheater with works by Shakespeare, Goldoni, Schiller and Goethe.