THE­ATER, CABARET & MUSICALS

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Wald­bühne

An out­door arena for the big­gest clas­si­cal and rock con­certs. 1 Aug: Sting. 13 Aug: Daniel Baren­boim - The Wald­büh­nekonz­ert 2016. www.wald­buehneber­lin.de. Am Glock­en­turm. Tick­ets T: 01806.570070. S Olympias­ta­dion + bus. Off Map

Ad­mi­ralspalast

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. 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

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.stage- en­ter­tain­ment.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 cir­cus per­for­mance by Cirk La Pu­tyka. www. chamaeleon­ber­lin.de. Rosen­thaler Str. 40/41. T: 030.4000590. S Hack­escher Markt. E2

Friedrich­stadt-Palast

Spe­cial ef­fects, glitzy Ve­gas- style live show pro­duc­tions at this mod­ern the­ater. Un­til 16 Jul: The Wyld, a €10- mil­lion Las Ve­gas- style pro­duc­tion fea­tur­ing dance and light shows. www. palast.berlin Friedrich­str. 107. T: 030.23262326. U Friedrich­straße. E3

Kook­aburra

Tues­day is English Com­edy Night at this pop­u­lar com­edy club, and there’s also an English in­ter­mezzo late on Satur­day nights. www.com­e­dy­club.de. Schön­hauser Allee 184. T: 030.48623186. U Rosa- Lux­em­burg- Platz. F2

Qu­atsch Com­edy Club

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

Be­yond the Hori­zon

The 1800- seat The­ater Pots­damer Platz de­signed by Renzo Pi­ano presents Be­yond the Hori­zon, a mu­si­cal (Ger­man with English sur­titles) about the fall of the Wall. Shows daily ex­cept Mon­day. www. stage- en­ter­tain­ment.de. The­ater am Pots­damer Platz Mar­lene- Di­et­rich- Platz 4. Toll num­ber: 01805.4444. 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. Check web­site for pro­gram. www.schaubuehne.de. Kur­fürs­ten­damm 153. U Ade­nauer­platz. C4

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. All month: Cabaret, The Mu­si­cal. 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

This sump­tu­ous va­ri­ety the­ater that has earned a rep­u­ta­tion for its re­vi­tal­ized Vaudeville-in­spired pro­duc­tions, as well as world-fa­mous acts. www.win­ter­garten- berlin.de. Pots­damer Str. 96. T: 030.588433. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D4

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