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Nicholas Potter

Of the 11 notable Brits we profiled in our March issue, Sean Patten is a founding member of British-German performance art collective Gob Squad. To see him and the gang in action, you can catch "I Love You, Goodbye" on the (supposed) eve of Brexit. Read more

Interviews & Portraits

INTERVIEW! Bosnian-born director Oliver Frljić on the flaws of democracy, the role of culture and his second production – Ein Bericht für die Akademie – at the Gorki Theater. Catch it Mar 7 and 30. Read more

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René Pollesch returns to the Deutsches Theater (Mar 4, 15, 23, 24) with a part theatre evening, part film screening modelled around a replica of the Black Maria. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Schaubühne dramaturg and script translator Maja Zade on becoming a playwright herself. See her work for yourself in her new work "status quo" Feb 7-9 and 11. Read more

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These productions will head to the Berliner Festspiele in May: The jury has convened and the invitations are out – the seven-headed panel has announced the 10 most important theatre productions in the German-speaking world. Read more

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From post-humanist to genderqueer, this month's stage offerings tackle the topic of identity. Read more

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The Akademie der Künste kicks off the jubilee celebrations to mark 100 years since the iconic design school was founded with a festival spanning dance, theatre, puppets and more. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Claessens, the star of Ersan Mondtag’s Salome at the Gorki Theater, on being misunderstood. Catch it this month on Jan 13. Read more

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Is Thomas Ostermeier's newest a smash? Read our review and then decide whether to check it out Jan 4-8 at the Schaubühne. Read more

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What was the Berlin theatre scene up to in 2018? Quite a bit, actually. Nicholas Potter has your overview. Read more

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Alexei Ratmansky's ballet at the Staatsoper is mesmerising against all fears that new indendant Johannes Öhman could spoil it all. Catch it Dec 15, 19:00, Dec 26, 28, 18:00. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Leander Haußmann on his upcoming “loud and farcical” Stasi-centric piece at the Volksbühne. Catch it Dec 14, 15 and 21 at 19:30. Read more

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INTERVIEW! Their latest action "Soko Chemnitz" triggered the expected scandal. Zentrum für politische Schönheit use performance art as a tool to shock our numb minds out of what they see as shameful political complacency. Leipold explains. Read more

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INTERVIEW! From December 6-9, Christoph Winkler presents Speak Boldly – The Julius Eastman Dance Project – a choreography dedicated to the singer, composer and performer at Sophiensaele. Read more

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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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INTERVIEW! The Staatsballett’s new star Daniil Simkin on the politics of culture and combining classical ballet with cutting-edge productions. Read more

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This autumn, Berlin’s theatre institutions tackle the rise of right-wing extremism. It all starts Nov 7 with "Der Diktator" at the Neuköllner Oper. Read more

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"The Land of Milk(y) and Honey", premiered at the ID festival earlier this month, blends verbatim interviews with Israeli expats and the three leads' stories to capture the essence of Israeli life in Berlin. Read more

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