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.
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 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.