The Ballhaus Naunynstraße has become a focal point for artists predominantly from first or second generation immigrant backgrounds since its re-opening in 2008.
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 Wintergarten Berlin charms with a varied programme of music, variety and entertainment, featuring Meret Becker, the Tiger Lillies, Max Raabe, Eckart von Hirschhausen, newcomers and international stars of the variety scene.
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 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.
HAU Hebbel am Ufer presents contemporary artistic perspectives at the cutting edge of theatre, dance and performance. In addition the programme regularly also features music, visual art and discourse.
The Shakespeare Company Berlin has performed their modern, comic and musical spectacles on the open air stage in the middle of the idyllic nature reserve on the site of the disused Tempelhof marshalling yards since 2011.
The Free Theatre Space TAK is directed since the beginning of 2018 by a collective of artistic groups which understands itself as a model possibility within the discussion conducted between state theatre and free theatre scene about the future of theatre structures.
The cabaret Theater O-TonArt presents a varied programme of chanson evenings, mini musicals, musical cabaret, concerts, plays and queer comedy.
The Theatre Strahl exclusively concentrates on young people from 12 years of age. Strahl looks at themes such as love and sexuality, self determination and outside influences, drugs and violence in young people's lives.
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 Fourth World in Kreuzberg is a production platform organized by artists, a performative thought space, an interface between discourse & art and a venue.