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A final bow: Theatretreffen celebrates the legacy of René Pollesch

This year's Theatretreffen brought into focus a recent loss: Schaubühne director René Pollesch.


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 […]


The Silence ★★★★

Coming to the stage of the Schabühne, Falk Richter's 'The Silence' is a powerful and immersive work […]

Editor's Column

How Berlin’s stages are reviving and refining the variety show

Recent theatre productions like 'Fiddler! A Musical' have reinvented the variety show for the digital age.

Tuesday 27, February

Volksbühne director René Pollesch passes away suddenly

Just a few years into his role, René Pollesch, the hugely influential director of the Volksbühne, has […]


“The safe place to say the unsafe thing” – Daniel Brunet on The Expo Festival: A Showcase of Wahlberliner*innen

We caught up with Daniel Brunet to discuss the upcoming tenth installation of The Expo Festival and […]


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