THEATER, CABARET & MU­SI­CALS

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Ad­mi­ralspalast

An in­ter­na­tional, high- cal­iber pro­gram of mu­si­cals, cabaret, and con­certs in an el­e­gant hall from the 1920s. 8 Jun: www.ad­mi­ralspalast.de. Friedrich­str. 101. T: 030.47997499. S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Bar Jeder Ver­nunft

A 1912 tent hous­ing song and dance shows, com­edy, and cabaret. Many of the shows are in Ger­man only. Call for info. 22 Jun:

Sun and Tue– Fri 8pm. Sat 6 and 9:30pm. www.bar­jeder-ver­nunft.de. Schaper­str. 24. T: 030.8831582. U Spich­ern­straße. C4

Blue­max Theater

Chamäleon Va­ri­ete

An old ball­room where it is not un­usual to see trapeze artists, jug­glers, tap dancers, and cabaret singers. All month: Dummy Lab, a suc­cess­ful per­for­mance that com­bins dance, mu­sic, and video art. Sun at 6pm, Sat 6 and 9pm, Tue– Fri 8pm. www.chamaeleon­ber­lin.de. In­side the Hack­eschen Höfen, Rosen­thaler Str. 40/41. T: 030.4000590. S Hack­escher Markt. E2

Friedrich­stadt-Palast

Spe­cial ef­fects, glitzy Ve­gas- style live show pro­duc­tions, and va­ri­ety shows at this 1920 theater. All month: The Wyld, a Las Ve­gasstyle pro­duc­tion fea­tur­ing dance and light shows. Shows ev­ery day ex­cept Mon­day, check web­site for ex­act times. www.palast- ber­lin.eu. Friedrich­str. 107. T: 030.23262326. E3 Cabaret (1972), the cin­e­matic clas­sic star­ring Liza Min­nelli, de­picts the Swing­ing

‘30s in Ber­lin. Their skin is blue and their out­fits are black. The un­mis­tak­able Blue Man Group has its own per­ma­nent theater and their show is an en­er­getic com­bi­na­tion of mu­sic, art, ges­tures, and com­edy. The few spo­ken words are in English. All month: 8 shows a week, check web­site for ex­act times. www.stage- en­ter­tain­ment.de. Mar­lene- Di­et­rich- Platz 4. T: 01805.4444 (toll num­ber). S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Schaubühne

A popular West Ber­lin theater in the 1960 and 1970s, this Ku’damm per­for­mance venue still hosts some in­ter­est­ing pro­duc­tions, many of which with English sur­titles. Check web­site for pro­gram. www.schaubuehne.de. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 153. U Ade­nauer­platz. C4

Stern­bergth­e­ater

Twice a week, this theater in­side the Spiel­bank Ber­lin hosts co­me­dian Karsten Kaie’s hi­lar­i­ous show How To Be­come A Ber­liner In One Hour? Mar­lene- Di­et­rich- Platz 1. T: 01806.570070 (toll num­ber). S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3/D4

Theater am Pots­damer Platz

Mu­si­cals and in­ter­na­tional per­for­mances. De­signed by Renzo Pi­ano, this theater seats 1800 peo­ple. All month: Be­yond the Hori­zon, mu­si­cal (in Ger­man with English sur­titles) on the fall of the Wall. Shows daily ex­cept Mon­day. www.stageen­ter­tain­ment.de. Mar­lene- Di­et­rich- Platz 4. T: 01805.4444 (toll num­ber). S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Tipi am Kan­zler­amt

The big tent in the Tier­garten has a vast pro­gram mu­si­cals, magic, cabaret, dance, and theater. Many of the shows are in Ger­man. www.tipi-amkan­zler­amt.de. Große Quer­allee. T: 030.39066550. U Bun­destag. D3

Volks­bühne

An ex­per­i­men­tal mul­ti­me­dia theater and cul­tural cen­ter where you can see plays, read­ings, lec­tures, con­certs, and more. Check web­site for pro­gram. www.volks­buehne- ber­lin.de. Linien­str. 227. T: 030.24065777. U Rosa- Lux­em­burg- Platz. F2

Win­ter­garten Va­ri­eté

Mir­rors, wood, red vel­vet, and a starry sky de­fine this sump­tu­ous va­ri­ety theater. All month: Breakin’ Mozart, Mozart clas­sics com­bined with break­dance per­for­mances. Takes place ev­ery week from Tue– Sun. www.win­ter­garten- ber­lin.de. Pots­damer Str. 96. T: 030.588433. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D4

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