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Two new productions demonstrate wildly different takes on the utility of Brecht’s plays today. 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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From hookup apps to polyamory, from impossible and extramarital romance to the psychology of love, we explore how Berliners are finding each other in Germany's singles capital. Also: The Berlinale is upon us and our film team has the lowdown. 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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The end of the world in a fantastic frozen wasteland is the premise of Austrian composer Beat Furrer’s Violetter Schnee (Violet Snow), which celebrated its world premiere on Sunday at Berlin’s Staatsoper. Catch it Jan 16, 24, 26 and 31. 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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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. Read more

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Rosa Lux reloaded! 100 years after Rosa Luxemburg's death, Exberliner rediscovers the vibrant woman and prophetic thinker behind the revolutionary Berlin icon, and what makes her inspiring for generations of women today. Out now! Read more

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! 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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In German theatre veteran Armin Petra’s adaptation of Clemens Meyers’ homonymous short story collection, a succession of night-time suburban encounters flow swiftly and sometimes confusingly between one another. 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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The occult is back! Exberliner tracked down the Berliners behind the trend: from a DIY tarot reader to a real-life ghostbuster, from techie astrologers to an old-school fortuneteller and our devilish cover boy. Out now! Read more

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

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INTERVIEW! Catch "Flight Nr. 745" at Theater der Dinge on Nov 12 at Schaubude. 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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