Florian Duijsens


What's up with booing? Florian Duijsens watches Schauspiel Köln's The Cherry Orchard and tries to make sense of a Theatertreffen tradition. Read more

Opinion 3 Comments

Stückemarkt, the theoretical sibling of the Theatertreffen family, offered up panel discussions and an explanation on the characteristics of German theatre. The discussions may have been ill-conceived, but the eplanation was exceptional. Read more


Theatertreffen has been presenting the 10 best plays from the German-speaking world since 1964. This year, five come with English surtitles. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Get ready: on May 6, Berlin begins buzzing with theatrical energy as Theatertreffen hits the scene. This year EXBERLINER teams up with Theatertreffen blog to give you coverage of the drama. Read more

Theatre & Dance

EXBERLINER will now be bringing you a new review online each week! This week, explore the New York poetry underground in a revealing and surprising memoir of love, sex, and words by Eileen Myles. Read more

What's On

Berlin's maven of English lit and founder of the ever-evolving Dialogue Books shares her highlights of 2010. Read more

What's On

ON NOW! For 11 days this month (Sept 15-25), Berlin will be aflutter with foreign words. More than 150 international writers are coming to town to celebrate Eastern Europe in particular, and literature in general... Read more

What's On

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