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The Threepenny Opera at Berliner Ensemble: Gleefully irreverent

Bertholt Brecht’s classic of capitalist dystopia pulsates with a naughty delight in Barrie Kosky’s reinterpretation ★★★★


July 2024: What’s on at Berlin theatres this month?

What are the best plays showing at Berlin theatres this month? Our stage editor compiles some highlights.


Spielerfrauen: The drama and tragedy of footballers’ wives

Following up on 2022's It's Britney Bitch!, Lena Brasch and Sina Martens are back with a new […]

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Water damage at Berliner Ensemble to cost at least one million euros

The Berliner Ensemble theatre has been flooded with 15,000 litres (the equivalent of 83 bath tubs) of […]


Die Schmutzigen Hände ★★★

Mateja Koležnik adaptation of Jean Paul Sartre's 'Die Schmutzigen Hände' (Dirty Hands) at the Berliner Ensemble externalises […]


Sibylle Berg’s state of emergency

Author and playwright Sibylle Berg has satirised our relationship with technology, power and gender in over 15 […]


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