Theatre en Iomauna Media GmbH Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:10:00 GMT Berlin Showcase – Andere Formen Festival A week-long festival of puppetry, figures and object theatre presented mainly by Berlin-based producers and artists, with imaginative story-telling pieces for the children and technical arty stuff for the adults.

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That Night Follows Day A group of children describe their relationship to the adult world, addressing it: “you wash us, you dress us, you tell us stories” – a list of statements about adults and the power that they have over children.

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Caged in the city Angsty city life sets the stage for NEVER FOREVER, the first collaboration between Falk Richter and Nir de Volff. Dancers from Total Brutal join Schaubühne hosts, fluently linking movement and text, comedy and chaos. Starts Oct 22.

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30 Years Forced Entertainment: the programme They’ve done it all, from gibberish to neon sculptures, from playing dead to mischievous guided bus tours. Artistic Director Tim Etchells discusses the acclaimed performance collective's diverse anniversary programme at HAU theatres Oct 16-19.

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Forced celebration INTERVIEW. Forced Entertainment travels from their isolated Sheffield home to Berlin's HAU, Oct 16-19, to celebrate 30 years together. Artistic Director Tim Etchells reflects on the development of the internationally acclaimed performance collective.

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An Enemy of the People Dr. Stockmann discovers that his spa town's waters are contaminated, but his efforts to alert the public are not supported. Henrik Ibsen's drama asks how far a commercialised society will go to keep the dough rolling in. With English surtitles.

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"Who am I?“ – A musical Brückeladen, GEBEWO and the Obdachlosen Uni have joined forces to get the isolated souls of Berlin, be it impoverished or addicted, involved in the community in a creative way with this new musical theatre performance.

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Kaleidoskopville Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop and Berliner Festspiele join forces to present their musical theatre love-child Kaleidoskopville, which includes music from Beethoven, Claren, Mahler and Valikoski. Through Oct 26.

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Shakespeare's Sonnets Join Nico and the Navigators with their rendition of 10 of the Bard's greatest sonnets in which the characters exchange bilingual dialogues in both English and German, addressing themes of love, sex, time and beauty.

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Never Forever Director Falk Richter teams up with Nir de Volff/Total Brutal for a choreographed dance spectacle attempting to tackle the effects that social media has on everyday life and lonely city living. Through Oct 24.

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Plane Filthy In town for two days only, Caroline Reid, as her alter-ego Pam Ann, returns with a new airline satire which focuses on the nuances of air travel and dissects the media stereotypes of the biggest international airlines.

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Nah Dran XXXXVI Nah Dran, or “close to” regularly provides the chance to see three shows in one evening. This month, emerging Berlin dancers and choreographers explore ideas revolving around human actions, materiality and changes.

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OUT NOW! Our OCTOBER MUSIC ISSUE! This month, we go deep inside Berlin's music scene to bring you instrument makers, bass booty shakers, German jazzers, expat rappers... and Finns. All this and more, on newsstands now!

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30 Years Forced Entertainment They’ve done it all, from gibberish to neon sculptures, from playing dead to mischievous guided bus tours. Celebrate their momentous anniversary with classic and current work at all three HAU theatres. Through Oct 19.

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Erotic Crisis The new piece from Yael Ronen gives Gorki a more erotic charge. Exploring sexuality among a myriad of social constellations, tonight is the first staging with English subs.

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25 Jahre Mauerfall - We Are The Play Part of English Theatre Berlin’s month-long exploration, this site-specific interactive performance piece focuses on Germans and Ausländer during the fall of the Wall.

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The Emigrants Part stage-character, part film-character, and part themselves, Threepenny Theatre's performers blur the lines between reality and performance as they use the stage to search for the freedom that inspired their emigration to Germany.

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Little Foxes Thomas Ostermeier’s remarkable take on Lillian Hellman’s text, with Nina Hoss in the main role.

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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.

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Brutal inspirations INTERVIEW. The summer's last open-air theatre piece will be a doozy. Collaborators Sebastian Nübling and Iver Thuwis confront the intrinsic violence of men's bodies in Fallen, which opens Sep 11 at the Maxim Gorki Theater.

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