Entertainment

Cabaret in City West & Charlottenburg

Bar Jeder Vernunft

Life’s still a cabaret at this intimate 1912 mirrored art nouveau tent theatre, one of Berlin's most beloved venues for sophisticated song-and-dance shows, comedy and chansons. Sip a glass of bubbly while relaxing a…
Theatre in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

Hebbel am Ufer

Germany’s most avant-garde and trailblazing theatre comes with a mission to explore the changes in the social and political fabric of society, often by blurring the lines between theatre, dance and art. Performances…
Theatre in City West & Charlottenburg

Schaubühne

In a converted 1920s expressionist cinema by Erich Mendelsohn, Schaubühne is western Berlin's main stage for experimental, contemporary theatre, usually with a critical and analytical look at current social and poli…
Theatre in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

English Theatre Berlin

Berlin’s oldest English-language theatre puts on an engaging roster of in-house productions, plays by international visiting troupes, concerts, comedy, dance and cabaret by local performers. Quality is high, the cas…
Theatre in Scheunenviertel

Monbijou Theater

Every summer, adoring theatre groupies descend upon this lovely outdoor amphitheatre near Museumsinsel (Museum Island) for crowd-pleasing classics (in German) from Shakespeare to Molière. Book early as shows sell ou…
Theatre in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

HAU 3

With a mere 100 seats, Hau 3 is the smallest of Hebbel am Ufer’s three stages.
Theatre in Kreuzberg & Neukölln

HAU 2

This 200-seat venue is one of Hebbel am Ufer’s three stages.
Performing Arts in Friedrichshain

Radialsystem V

'Space for arts and ideas' is the motto of this progressive performance space in an old riverside pump station. Its programming blurs the boundaries between the arts to nurture new forms of creative expression: cont…
Performing Arts in Scheunenviertel

Sophiensaele

Back in the 1990s, Sascha Waltz transformed the Sophiensaele into Berlin’s number-one spot for experimental and avant-garde dance. Dance is still big here, but the program now extends to German-speaking independent …
Cabaret in Scheunenviertel

Chamäleon Theatre

A marriage of art nouveau charms and high-tech theatre trappings, this intimate venue in a 1920s-style old ballroom hosts 'contemporary circus' shows that blend comedy, acrobatics, music, juggling and dance – often …