THE­ATER, CABARET & MU­SI­CALS

Where Berlin - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Ad­mi­ralspalast

el­e­gant hall from the 1920s. 5 May:

6 May: 6,7, 13, 14 May: Cave­man. 27, 28 May: Cave­woman. 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 shows in Ger­man only. www.bar-jeder-ver­nunft. de. Schaper­str. 24. T: 030.8831582. U Spich­ern­straße. C4 Berlin is home to three opera houses: the Deutsche Oper, the Staat­soper am Schiller The­ater, and the Komis­che Oper. One of Berlin’s few pre­served pre-WWII va­ri­ety venues of­fers an in­ter­na­tional, high- cal­iber pro­gram of mu­si­cals, cabaret, and con­certs in an

Blue Man Group

The un­mis­tak­able Blue Man Group has its own per­ma­nent the­ater, the Blue­max The­ater, where the blue- domed per­form­ers present an en­er­getic com­bi­na­tion of mu­sic, art, pan­tomime, and com­edy. The few spo­ken words are in English. Shows take place al­most ev­ery night. Check web­site for info. www.stageen­ter­tain­ment.de. Mar­lene- Di­et­rich- Platz 4. Toll num­ber: 01805.4444. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Bimah, the Jewish The­ater

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

Chamäleon Va­ri­ete

An old ball­room where it is not un­usual to see trapeze artists, jug­glers, tap dancers, and cabaret singers. All month: ROOTS , a new

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