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One of Ber­lin’s few pre­served pre-WWII va­ri­ety venues of­fers an in­ter­na­tional, high- cal­iber pro­gram of mu­si­cals, cabaret, and con­certs in an el­e­gant hall from the 1920s.­mi­ralspalast. 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 shows in Ger­man only.­ Schaper­str. 24. T: 030.8831582. U Spich­ern­straße. C4

Blue­max Theater

The un­mis­tak­able Blue Man Group has its own per­ma­nent theater where the blue- domed per­form­ers present an en­er­getic com­bi­na­tion of mu­sic, art, pan­tomime, and com­edy. The few spo­ken words are in English. Daily shows, ex­cept Mon. www.stage- en­ter­tain­ Mar­leneDi­et­rich- Platz 4. Toll num­ber: 01805.4444. 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. www.chamaeleon­ber­ In­side the Hack­eschen Höfen, Rosen­thaler Str. 40/41. T: 030.4000590. S Hack­escher Markt. E2


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 ev­ery day ex­cept Mon­day. www.palast- ber­ Friedrich­str. 107. T: 030.23262326. U Friedrich­straße. E3

Qu­atsch Com­edy Club

This pop­u­lar club hosts fre­quent stand- up com­edy shows and a reg­u­lar English-lan­guage night. www.quatschcom­e­dy­ Friedrich­str. 107. Toll num­ber: 01806.999000969. S+U Friedrich­straße. E3

Theater am Pots­damer Platz

The 1800- seat theater de­signed by Renzo Pi­ano fea­tures mu­si­cals and in­ter­na­tional per­for­mances. All month: Be­yond the Hori­zon (Hin­term Hor­i­zont), mu­si­cal (Ger­man with English sur­titles) about the fall of the Wall. Shows daily, ex­cept Mon. www.stage- en­ter­tain­ Mar­lene- Di­et­richPlatz 4. Toll num­ber: 01805.4444. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Theater des Westens

One of Ber­lin’s most pop­u­lar mu­si­cal and op­eretta the­aters. Un­til Sep. 27: Ich War Noch Niemals in New York, mu­si­cal com­edy (in Ger­man) with 20 hits by Udo Jür­gens, one of the coun­try’s all-time great­est pop stars. Shows daily ex­cept Mon­day. www.stage- en­ter­tain­ Mar­lene- Di­et­richPlatz 4. Toll num­ber: 01805.4444. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Tipi am Kan­zler­amt

The big tent in the Tier­garten has a vast pro­gram of mu­si­cals, magic, cabaret, dance, and theater. Many shows are in Ger­man. Un­til 20 Sep: Cabaret, The Mu­si­cal: The de­fin­i­tive Ber­lin mu­si­cal, di­rected by Madonna’s chore­og­ra­pher, Vin­cent Pater­son. www.tipi-am- kan­zler­ Große Quer­allee. T: 030.39066550. U Bun­destag. D3

Win­ter­garten Va­ri­eté

Mir­rored walls, red vel­vet, and a starry- sky ceil­ing de­fine this sump­tu­ous va­ri­ety theater that has earned a rep­u­ta­tion for its re­vi­tal­ized Vaudevillein­spired pro­duc­tions, as well as world-fa­mous acts.­ter­garten- ber­ Pots­damer Str. 96. T: 030.588433. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D4

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