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Maja Zade, a dramaturg at the Schaubühne for nearly 20 years, has turned our society upside-down in her meta-theatrical analysis of the #MeToo movement – her debut as playwright. Catch it this month Mar 10-12 (only German). Read more

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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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Brexit MAY be upon us, but British life in Berlin continues. We spoke to Brits planning their future here, met with some of the city's noteworthy English(wo)men, Scots and Welsh and found the best places to buy UK essentials. Out now! Read more

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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Two new productions demonstrate wildly different takes on the utility of Brecht’s plays today. 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 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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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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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! 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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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

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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Exberliner investigates one of Berlin's most pressing issues: housing. From exploding rents to the companies cashing in on the student housing crisis; from former squatters fighting over property to alternative house sharing options. Out now! Read more

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