Performing Arts in Hanover

Kulturzentrum Faust

Ska from Uruguay, Chinese new year festivals, disco, reggae, heavy-metal gigs, hip hop, multimedia installations, quiz evenings, book readings and film evenings – all this happens, and more, in this former factory c…
Stadium in Hanover

AWD Arena

This football (soccer) stadium with a capacity of 49,000 is home turf for Hannover 96 football club. You can pick up available tickets at the ground on the same day for league matches or anytime from the DB service …
Performing Arts in Hanover

Musiktheater Bad

In this large old building and its surrounding grounds, you’ll find a mixed bag of live music, music theatre and dance offerings. It’s great in summer when there’s an outdoor stage. Take tram 5 to Herrenhäuser Markt…
Cinema in Hanover


This spacious art-house cinema is on the top floor of a magnificent expressionist building designed by Fritz Höger, the architect of Hamburg’s Chilehaus. Check listing times, as the box office only opens just before…
Performing Arts in Hanover


This huge circular venue has a cafe-bar, theatre and various rooms used as venues where you can catch a wide program of jazz, off-beat rock, world music and whatever else anyone decides to put on there.
Theatre in Hanover

GOP Varieté Theatre

An old-school type of variety theatre with dancing, acrobatics, circus-style acts, magic, music and more, housed in the Georgspalast. It also boasts a much-lauded restaurant.
Live Performance in Hanover

Schwule Sau

This alternative gay and lesbian centre, refitted in 2015, regularly hosts concerts, theatre and club nights. Take the U6 or 11 to Kopernikusstrasse from Kröpcke.
Performing Arts in Hanover

Staatsoper Hannover

Housed in the 19th-century Opera House that was lovingly restored after suffering WWII damage. Classical music as well as ballet and opera are performed.
Live Music in Hanover


This former movie theatre has rock, pop, house, soul and more on weekends and frequently during the week. Take tram 9 or 17 to Schwarzer Bär.
Club in Hanover

Café Glocksee

Part live-music venue, part club, the Glocksee has everything from techno and trance DJs to grungy gigs. Take tram 10 or 17 to Goetheplatz.