Theatre en Iomauna Media GmbH Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:00:00 GMT Wir Zöpfe Jews, Christians, Muslims and just about every identity possible make for a truly Berlin Christmas in Marianna Salzmann's holiday-themed play. With English surtitles.

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Brittani Sonnenberg With a reading from her novel Home Leave, the self-labelled "third culture kid" addresses the shapeshifting nature of identity and the concept of 'home' in a footloose life.

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II Tanzen vor Weihnachten – Transmissions From strongly emotional pieces based on powerful physical expression to dancers in cardboard boxes, the second fest explores how varied contemporary dance can be with 12 different pieces and plenty of audience participation.

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Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett’s famously absurdist play returns, with this production taking place on a stage pierced with a big hole, emphasising the absurdity of Vladimir and Estragon’s waiting by their going round and round in circles. With English surtitles.

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I. Hungarian Contemporary Dance Festival Presented by Bakelit Multi Art Center, the festival aims to represent outstanding Hungarian contemporary dance with 14 pieces of varying styles and genres.

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Now I Lay Me Down Inspired by the poet E.E. Cummings, Kaleidoskop perform their new piece in which sound becomes architecture and music becomes environment. The evening includes pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach, Samuel Barber and Benjamin Britten.

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Situation Rooms Make your way through a film set with an Ipad as you follow the perspectives of real people whose lives have been shaped by weapons in an action-packed piece of interactive theatre/cinema, including the White House Situation Room. Through Jan 11.

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Afghan Love Performed by Living Room Productions, an English-speaking theatre group working in Berlin since 2000, Daniel Sauermilch’s Woody Allen-esque political play is preceded by readings from Native American activist Leonard Peltier.

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Angels’ Share Nico and the Navigators present an absurd trip with a group of performers on a UK pub crawl with an inebriated love of life. On Dec 7, there will be a screening of the documentary Mission Impossible? and a discussion with its subjects – the artists.

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Ah! Oh! – A Contemporary Ritual Berlin choreographer Kat Válastur contrasts the strength of ancestral rituals with our achievement-oriented world through six performers who are lost in a post-apocalyptic society and in search of others to perform these collective traditions with.

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Those 1990s kids Blurring the boundary between theatre and autobiographical performance, Yael Ronen takes us on a journey with the displaced youth of the Yugoslav Wars as they address their past and present lives in Common Ground.

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Sleepless society INTERVIEW. From dying of tiredness to being too horny to fall asleep, our society has a sleeping disorder, say Israeli theatremakers Hila Golan, Niva Dloomy, and Ariel Nil Levy. LET'S CALL IT A DAY! runs at Theaterdiscounter, Nov 19-22.

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Common Ground Resident director Yael Ronen takes us on a journey with former Yugoslavian refugees who fled to Germany and have to live with the memories of war and terror which wrack their minds and affect their present lives. With English surtitles.

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Gobbing for 20 years INTERVIEW. The city cult institution Gob Squad invites you to “Be Part of Something Bigger” at the group’s weekend-long 20-year anniversary extravaganza, happening November 20-22 at HAU. Don't miss!

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Mauerfall Festival: Mau Mau With video-art from 1961-1989 Germany playing in the background, converse and watch performances including song, dance, and 25 love poems by 25 authors from the GDR as part of the festival celebrating 25 years of reunification.

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At The Edge Of All Possibles Studio Я hosts Zeynep Pekünlü all the way from Istanbul, with the ultimate performance dealing with information and resistance based around the Gezi protests, as past of the wider series of performances Voicing Resistance.

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We Need To Move Urgently Studio Я hosts the dance troupe Taldans, all the way from Istanbul, as they present their ultimate performance based around the Gezi protests as past of the wider series of performances Voicing Resistance.

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Nasty Peace Produced by the theatre collective copy & waste, listeners are sent on a fantasy-inspired audio tour of Kreuzberg privatisation as you walk through the streets which were carved up when the Wall came down. Through Dec 6.

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Let’s call it a day! World Premiere Bringing the issue of societal sleep disorder to the forefront, the trio of Berlin-based Israeli theatre-makers focus on the psychological strain which results from an increasingly demanding work life. Nov 19-22, Dec 2-4.

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Supermänner Kreuzberg's space for post-migrant theatre poses a question to you: what is the Turkish man? Beyond the stereotypes, the answers are (un)surprisingly diverse. With English surtitles. Through Nov 28.

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