Berliner Ensemble

Bertolt-Brecht-Platz 1, 10117 Berlin

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Bertolt-Brecht-Platz 1, 10117 Berlin
Theater

Mentions

  • Telling truth to power: Brecht double-premiere at the BE

    Two new productions demonstrate wildly different takes on the utility of Brecht’s plays today.

    Feb 19, 2019

  • A turtle without a shell: Wheeler

    Written by Tracy Letts (Killer Joe; August: Osage County) and directed by the Ensemble’s artistic director, Oliver Reese, "Wheeler" can be caught at the Berliner Ensemble Jan 3, 4, 30 and 31.

    Jan 2, 2019

  • Tennessee Williams’ Streetcar crashes

    Michael Thalheimer is one of those practitioners of Regietheater (directorial theatre) who, for German critics, can seldom do wrong. But what did our critic think of his newest production, "Endstation Sehnsucht", at Berliner Ensemble? Read on...

    Jul 6, 2018

  • Mutter old but epic!

    Seventy-three years later and Bertolt Brecht's Mutter Courage und Ihre Kinder still delivers. With a strong cast, Paul Dessau's music and direction by Claus Peymann, this production is a amazingly crafted and worth the ticket price.

    May 10, 2012

  • Venue profile: The Berliner Ensemble

    The theatre generally sticks to the classics, but the prices can be downright cheap; some of the seats cost only €5-10. The direction tends toward the physical, making much of it safe for German learners.

    Apr 8, 2011

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