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. Cur­rently on sum­mer break. 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. Cur­rently on sum­mer break. www.bar-jeder-ver­nunft.de. Schaper­str. 24. T: 030.8831582. U Spich­ern­straße. C4

Bimah, the Jewish Theater

Most shows are in Ger­man, but there are fre­quent Yid­dish song per­for­mances. See web­site for info. www.juedis­chesthe­ater­ber­lin.de. Friedrich­str. 101. T: 030.2511096. S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Blue­max Theater

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; see web­site for ex­act times. www.stage- en­ter­tain­ment.de. Mar­lene- Di­et­richPlatz 4. T: 01805.4444 (toll num­ber). S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

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 com­bines 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 Ve­gas- style pro­duc­tion fea­tur­ing dance and light shows. Shows daily ex­cept Mon­day. www.palast- ber­lin.eu. Friedrich­str. 107. T: 030.23262326. U Friedrich­straße. E3

Qu­atsch Com­edy Club

This pop­u­lar com­edy club hosts fre­quent stand- up com­edy shows and presents a reg­u­lar English­language night. www.quatschcom­e­dy­club.de. Friedrich­str. 107. T: 01806.999000969 (toll num­ber). S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Schaubühne

A pop­u­lar West Ber­lin theater in the ‘60 and ‘70s, this Ku’damm venue still hosts in­ter­est­ing pro­duc­tions, many with English sur­titles. See web­site for pro­gram. www.schaubuehne.de. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 153. U Ade­nauer­platz. C4

Theater am Pots­damer Platz

Mu­si­cals and in­ter­na­tional per­for­mances. De­signed by Renzo Pi­ano, the 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; see web­site for ex­act times. www.stage- en­ter­tain­ment. 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 of magic, cabaret, dance, and theater. Many shows are in Ger­man. www.tipi-am-kan­zler­amt.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. 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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