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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Berliner Ensemble is situated in Berlin Mitte on the so called Schiffbauerdamm and immediately visible when coming from the Friedrichstrasse S Bahn station ,walking in opposite direction to the Checkpoint Charlie ; it was founded in 1949 by the famous German playwright Bertolt Brecht and...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We were walking down Schiffbauerdamm along the River Spree when we came across this beautiful theatre building. Located in a little square this theatre building is very pleasing on the eye and the square were it's located is a very peaceful area of Berlin, there's...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Here at the theater established by Bertolt Brecht, performances are in German without subtitles or other translation aids; so the productions are most enjoyable for those with some mastery of the language or familiarity with the play or musical on offer. This particular evening, we...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Dreigroschen Oper (Brecht/Weill) in Berliner Ensemble theatre was a wonderful experience, the text and music are superb, of course, but the performance was also splendid. The audience was enthusiastic. No wonder this has been in program since 2007! The building is interesting also, but surely...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We saw "die Stühle" by Ionesco in the rehearsal room of the Berliner Ensemble. The cast was excellent and the direction was clever and subtle. It was a great experience.

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Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Today was my first time at Berliner Ensemble but not the last. I was going to see Faust but when I arrived had the play already started. A lovely lady gave me a free ticket and said I could get in by the backdoor. The...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

We went to see Faust yesterday and any theater lover should see even not knowing German. Download the play from the Internet for free, read before hand and run to see the play. It is once in a lifetime performance. The stage, the music, the...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

I got a ticket on the night for 5 euro, think it was a student ticket and the seat wasn't the best but it was worth it to experience being in Brecht's old theatre. There was an exhibition on as well which was free and...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2015

The attendant will tell you that he/she is busy with the box office and cannot show you the inside. Therefore your visit will be limited to the hall. You might have a look at the program and at the old doors...that's it. Nevertheless, arriving there...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2014

Whether or not you're familiar with his work, Bertolt Brecht's plays influenced most every literary playwright in the 20th century and most of them would gratefully acknowledge their debt to him. Unapologetically political, critical and ceaselessly inventive, Brecht managed to alienate many of his German...More

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Do book in advance. Then pick up your ticket half an hour before the performance. A lot of performances will be sold out if you wait.
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