Opened in 1827 as a concert hall, the venue's name and programme change in 1952 represented its shift to contemporary Soviet realism. Since then the theater has branched out to deliver a selection of modern and classical drama, as well as frequently showing local works.
Maxim Gorki Theater
Am Festungsgraben 2, 10117 Berlin
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INTERVIEW. Maxim Gorki's new season opens up fresh with a new vision, a new programme and two brand new heads: one being Shermin Langhoff. With Herbstsalon, Gorki seeks to start off by bridging local with international and art with theatre.
Nov 6, 2013
Former head of Ballhaus Naunynstr. Shermin Langhoff has taken full control of Maxim Gorki Theater. While the leaves fall around us, the theatre's opening event starting Nov 9, Herbstsalon, promises to be a flurry of autumnal artistic excitement.
Nov 5, 2013