Musicals

udoHinterm Horizont (Beyond the Horizon)

With big hits by Udo Lindenberg, the German rock icon, it recounts in inimitable fashion a piece of inter-German history with all its dreams, wishes, craziness and the rest. As unique, lovably off-the-wall and shrill as the man himself is his musical. Its opening has been pushed back to January 2011.

bluemanBlue Man Group

Three blue figures with shaved skulls, a one-of-a-kind vision and enthralling, contemporary rythms: The BLUE MAN GROUP puts on a most unusual and rewarding stage show. They take the audience on a journey that is at once comical, insightful and visually overwhelming.

Theatres

komoedieTheater and Comedy at Kurfürstendamm

In our immediate vicinity can be found the Theater and Comedy at ‘Kudamm’. The constantly changing program features a cross-section of well-known actors and is worth a visit any evening.

Its future hangs in the balance, with a Senate decision still outstanding.

schillertheaterSchiller Theater

The Schiller Theater is a Berlin auditorium. During the 1920s and 1930s, it served as adjunct to the Prussian State Theater Berlin. The building is leased out as performance and event location; as of autumn 2010, it will serve as back-up stage for the State Opera Unter den Linden.

deutsches_theaterGerman Theater

The German Theater (DT) in Berlin was inaugurated as Friedrich Wilhelm Theater in 1850, specializing in light entertainment fare. During the 20th century it had mostly classic stage plays on its schedule.

BEBerlin Ensemble

is one of the most renowned stages in Berlin and gained fame with performances of Bertolt Brecht’s works, its founder. It is considered one of the leading, German-language stages. Since 1954, the Theater at Schiffbauerdamm, middle district, is the home of the Berlin Ensemble.

Concert houses

philharmoniePhilharmonic

The Berlin Philharmonic’s concert hall at Gendarmenmarkt counts among the most important in Berlin and is home to the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra. Seating arrangements by way of the surrounding, irregularly rising box landings afford equally unobstructed views of the center stage.

konzerthausConcert House Berlin

Weber’s “Freischütz” had its legendary first performance here, Paganini’s and Liszt’s concert appearances met with enthusiastic applause, Wagner conducted his “Flying Dutchman”, and Beethoven’s Ninth had its original Berlin performance here. It was built by Karl Friedrich Schinkel between 1818 and 1821.

hdkdwHouse of the World’s Cultures (HKW)

is Germanys center for contemporary, non-European art. It arranges exhibitions, movie showings, concerts, and dance and theater performances by artists from Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Revue theatre / Varieté

friedrichstadtpalastFriedrichstadt Palace

is a venue for light entertainment. It features a large hall with seating for 1,895 in an amphitheatre-style setting. It is the world’s largest theater stage. Special attractions are the 2 meter high water pool to be raised from below-stage and holding 140,000 liters, and the skating rink.

Wintergarten VarieteWintergarten Varieté

Wintergarten Berlin:  Music, Variety, Show – entertaining, charming and diversified.
This is where the world meets in a unique atmosphere of mirrors, wood, dark red velvet and the legendary starry sky.Let yourself also be seduced in all culinary terms.

Cinemas & movie theatres

astor_filmloungeAstor Film Lounge

The first deluxe movie theater in Germany. “More than just a movie house…”: Starting with doorman, valet parking and welcome drink at the bar. Wardrobe, comfortable easy chairs with adjustable backs, generous spacing, state-of-the-art projection and sound equipment, plus individual service.

delphi_filmpalastDelphi Film Palace

The ‘Delphi Film Palace by the Zoo’ (the add-on moniker seems to matter) is one of the most successful German houses for art movies. Walter Jonigkeit, born in 1907, has been lessee and operator from its beginning. He learned the movie business from scratch in 1925. Naturally, this is where he celebrated his 100th birthday.

filmkunst_66Filmkunst 66

The more recent, successful story of filmkunst66 began on October 1, 1971. It was the day Franz Stadler, a trailblazer in regularly scheduled cinema performances, took over the business on Charlottenburg’s Bleibtreu street. The movie house consistently garnered prizes for outstanding service. Over the years, international stars like Jack
Nicholson, Dennis Hopper or Wim Enders have visited to honor filmkunst66.

cinema_parisCinema Paris in Maison de France

To bring the best movies to the most beautiful cinemas in Berlin has been our ambition for the past 30 years. The wide range of the city’s movie houses is incomparable in its variety. We see ourselves as promoters of cultural affairs and carefully select from the large number of art-house movies the most interesting, empathetic, entertaining, stimulating, in short, best movies.

cinemaxxCinemaxx at Potsdamer Platz

The newly built structure blends smoothly into the panorama of adjacent buildings, notwithstanding the gigantic ‘Cinemaxx” lettering above its doors with narrow rectangular flyover and lateral movie poster installations. Behind a recessed steel and glass front lies the five-floor foyer. The back wall with its yellow neon lighting and counter with red neon lighting form an appealing contrast with the black granite floor covering.

cinestarCinestar at Potsdamer Platz

The cinema shows all movies in their original editions.