Opera in City West & Charlottenburg

Deutsche Oper Berlin

The German Opera was founded by local citizens in 1912 as a counterpoint to the royal opera (today’s Staatsoper) on Unter den Linden. The original building was destroyed in WWII and replaced in 1961 by an introverte…
Cabaret in City West & Charlottenburg

Bar Jeder Vernunft

Life’s still a cabaret at this intimate 1912 mirrored art nouveau tent, which puts on sophisticated song-and-dance shows, comedy and chansons nightly. Seating is in upholstered booths or at little cafe tables, both …
Opera in City West & Charlottenburg

Staatsoper im Schiller Theater

Point your highbrow compass towards the Daniel Barenboim–led Staatsoper, Berlin's top opera company. While its historic digs on Unter den Linden are getting a facelift, the high-calibre productions are staged at the…
Cinema in City West & Charlottenburg

Zoo Palast

International stars got the red-carpet treatment during Berlin's International Film Festival (Berlinale) between 1957 and 1999 at West Berlin's most glamorous cinema. After a three-year renovation it returned to the…
Theatre in City West & Charlottenburg


In a converted 1920s expressionist cinema by Erich Mendelsohn, this is western Berlin's main stage for experimental, contemporary theatre, usually with a critical and analytical look at current social and political …
Jazz in City West & Charlottenburg


Herbie Hancock and Diana Krall have graced the stage of this intimate jazz club, but mostly it’s emerging talent bringing their A-game to the A-Trane. Entry is free on Monday, when local boy Andreas Schmidt and his …
Live Music in City West & Charlottenburg


One of Berlin's oldest jazz clubs has diversified its programming and now also pulls fans of blues, rock, soul, funk and Motown into its intimate cellar space with a low ceiling and black walls. If that gets too cla…
Classical Music in City West & Charlottenburg

Berliner Residenz Konzerte

Feel like a member of the Prussian court during this series of classical concerts held by candlelight with musicians dressed in powdered wigs and historical costumes playing baroque and early classic works. Various …
Booking Service in City West & Charlottenburg

Hekticket am Zoo

Opposite Zoo Station. Sells leftover tickets for same-day performances at half price between 2pm and 7pm by phone or in person.