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The Berliner Ensemble's "Baal" is a gaudy and muddled affair. With Mondtag’s incoherent directional choices, a character that should be charming, antisocial, even brutal becomes simply boring. It plays on Oct 12-13 with English surtitles on Oct 13. Read more

Theatre & Dance

The Brandenburg countryside has long been an escape for the Berlin literati. Follow the footsteps of four major figures in these three-day trips. Read more

, , History

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

Theatre & Dance

This month is your last chance to see Thinking in Extremes, the extensive exhibition at AdK that catalogues the relationship between philosopher Walter Benjamin and playwright Bertolt Brecht. Read more

Art & Exhibitions

The new season of Berliner Ensemble under Oliver Reese begins in earnest with four new productions, featuring adaptations of Albert Camus and Bertolt Brecht as well as "Eine Familie" from Tracy Letts. Read more

Theatre & Dance

Achtung Brecht and/or camping fans! From Jun 17-19, you can hitch a ride to the Kuhle Wampe campsite to spend the day immersed in an interactive, open-air play, based on Brecht's eponymous 1932 film, "Kuhle Wampe". No word on if s'mores are included. Read more

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