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.
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 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.