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

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Back to school! Here's our 13-page special on learning in Berlin with a guide to bilingual education, Germany's failing integration concept and coming out as trans in school. Also: prepping for the end, writing workshops, Chilly Gonzales and more... more

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. 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. 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. 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... more

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Summer is here! Check out our guides to the creamiest vegan gelato, the best and worst bike-sharing schemes and hot summer reads. Plus: The new faces of Spandau, krays in Tiergarten, allergy attacks and more... on newsstands now! more

INTERVIEW! German actor Nico Holonics on playing "The Tin Drum" alone on stage, in English. Catch it at Berliner Ensemble on June 20, 19:30. more

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Half a million for five performances! Theatertreffen 2018 was a year of big-budget, splash-out productions. Is it worth it? Overwhelmed and queasy, critic Lily reflects on the 'pricelessness' of art and whether it was all worth the money. more

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

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

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INTERVIEW! Israeli director Ofira Henig premieres "Kind of", a play about the manufacturing of intolerance in her home country’s schools. Catch on opening night of the Schaubühne's F.I.N.D. fest (Apr 6) and Apr 7. more

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The Gorki breathes life into "Hamletmaschine" (Apr 6-26), while the Volksbühne takes the fun out of sex with Albert Serra’s new play "Liberté" (Apr 7-8) more

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At the Komische Oper, Barrie Kosky’s German-language Fiddler on the Roof adaptation Anatevka shuns caricature for character. Catch it Feb 20-21. more

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INTERVIEW! Lunch presents her own version of Carmen’s doomed love triangle at the Deutsche Oper’s Tischlerei space. more

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A look at the musicals and spectacles that thrive amidst Berlin’s “serious” theatre scene from our stage editor, Daniel Mufson. more

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American playwright and actor Tracy Letts on the universal appeal of his plays ("August: Osage County" and "Mary Page Marlowe"), now in German at the Berliner Ensemble, and the universality of dysfunctional families. MPM is back Jan 12 and 19. more

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Our culture editors take a look back at the highlights (and lowlights) of 2017. more

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As Berlin theatres strive for diversity, disability remains one of the last barriers – but maybe not for long. See how the scene is taking steps, starting with "Idole muss man feiern wie sie fallen" at RambaZamba Theater. more

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This month, head to the Deutsches Theater’s smaller stages – the 230-seat Kammerspiele and the 80-seat Box – for a trio of relevant works. more

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