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Our annual roundup of tops and flops. Read on, because there's still time to catch the tops before the end of the year! Read more

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Édouard Louis’ memoir of rape. Catch this month Nov 11-14 at Schaubühne. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Alexander Karschnia on newest piece Invisible Republic and how women are shaping the way forward. Catch it at HAU 2 October 12-15. Read more

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Radialsystem hosts the Israeli-German festival (Oct 12-18 at Radialsystem V and English Theatre Berlin) Read more

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It would be easier to say nice things about René Pollesch and Cry Baby, his first work at the DT since the dissolution of the Castorf clan at the Volksbühne, if German critics didn’t always sound like they had written their reviews in orgasm... Read more

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On the Berlin stage’s fixation with commemorating 20th-century violence... it all begins this month with Maxim Gorki's festival "War or Peace – Crossroads of History" (Oct 3-27) Read more

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Syrian exile Mohammad Al Attar on "The Factory" – an indictment of Western multinationals’ role in his country’s war. Read more

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Not too clear on the difference between “music theatre”, “musical theatre” and “opera”? Maybe the upcoming BAM! Festival (Sep 20-23 at various venues) for Berlin’s independent music theatre scene can help you out. Read more

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New plays on social and political themes distinguish the city’s theater offerings this month. Read more

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Circus impresarios Johannes Hilliger and Josa Kölbel are filling the Tempelhofer Feld once again for more than a week’s worth of contemporary circus performances, workshops, discussions and exhibitions. Check it out Aug 2-Sep 2. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Tanz im August dances on... This weekend catch Big Dance Theater's "17c" on Aug 25 and 26 at Deutsches Theater. We talked to its choreographer Annie-B Parson her adaptation of the 17th-century diaries of Englishman Samuel Pepys. Read more

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Berlin’s number one choreographer celebrates the 25th anniversary of the founding of her company Sasha Waltz & Guests with the premiere of a new work, Exodos. It's on Aug 23-26 at Radialsystem V, with previews Aug 20 and 22. Read more

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Tanz im August is back (Aug 10-Sep 2). And 30! The latest edition of the international dance festival proves why dance in Berlin is as strong as ever. Daniel Mufson explains why and how TiA has helped to move others. Read more

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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... Read more

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Elfriede Jelinek’s Trump-inspired play Am Königsweg at the Deutsches Theater falls flat. June 3, 8, 26 (with English surtitles) Read more

A stage adaptation at Deutsches Theater – Medea.Stimmen – on May 11 and 26 attempts to improve on its source material. Read more

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Germany's biggest theatre fest kicks off May 4 (through May 21) and the Berliner Festspiele continues its march to a more diverse Theatertreffen. Here are three productions that don't have a white male behind them. Read more

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Rimini Protokoll’s Helgard Haug discusses the collective’s latest back-of-a-truck production, Do’s and Don’ts, all throughout May starting at HAU1. Read more

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INTERVIEW. Throw out your old notions of the circus – Die Originale, brought to you buy the people behind the Berlin Circus Festival, is here Apr 7 and 8 at Haus der Berliner Festspiele. The clowns behind it explain. Read more

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This year, the 18th F.I.N.D. Festival wrestles with bad memories (Apr 6-22). Read more

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