The East End

Welcome to the East End! Experience the Broadway of Berlin and click your way through the capital’s premier live entertainment quarter.

Ever since the 1920s, Berliners have known where to go for inspiration, entertainment and excitement. Today, the quarter has established itself as the most enthralling artistic and cultural quarter in the centre of Berlin. It stretches from the Brandenburg Gate, via Unter den Linden and the legendary Friedrichstrasse, to Hackischer Markt. Surrounded by popular bars and restaurants, the East End offers (in alphabetical order) the Admiralspalast, Berliner Ensemble, the Varieté Chamäleon, Deutsches Theater, the cabaret club Die Distel, Friedrichstadt-Palast, Komische Oper Berlin, Maxim Gorki Theater, Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Thomas Hermanns’ Quatsch Comedy Club and among others.

Sensational stage productions, from operas and plays, musicals and variety, through to cabaret and comedy evenings - all shine under the limelight.

Discover all the highlights of the city’s premier entertainment and nightlife boulevard:


An illustrious cultural and entertainment establishment in the heart of Berlin
The traditional establishment on Friedrichstrasse takes a respectful bow to history and offers an exceptional home to every kind of event. The diverse programme of events is mirrored in the unique locations within the Admiralspalast. With a great deal of sensitivity for the history of the building a balance between tradition and modernity was sought and found here. Experience the broad and varied programme in historic surroundings!

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Chamäleon Theatre

Welcome to the Chamäleon Theatre, Berlin's one-of-kind variety show in the Hackesche Höfe. Chamäleon presents world class artistic performances and sets the standard throughout Germany for innovation and ability in performance art. Chamäleon breathes life into Berlin's history and  keeps a finger on the pulse of an ever-evolving Berlin. The theatre also raises the bar for service and hospitality, offering catering to meet the highest standards in the city and worldwide.

The Chamäleon theatre stands for contemporary variety theatre or contemporary circus and exhibits a performance like no other theatre in Germany. We invite you to come and experience a world class artistic showcase that reveals captivating tales through breathtaking physical performance. Teeming with humour, originality, and provocative themes, the theatre's international shows will keep you on the edge of your seat. Brought to you by acclaimed companies throughout the world, you can trust that every production is delivered on the most modern stage systems Berlin has to offer.

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Distel Cabaret Theatre

Sharp humour with its finger on the pulse!
Germany’s largest ensemble cabaret club offers cutting edge, absorbing satirical theatre with plenty of live music! And it’s been this way for almost 60 years. Yet the lunacy in politics means the Distel never gets old!
"The best modern cabaret" says the Berliner Morgenpost

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New Grand Show
THE WYLD - Out of this World

On the biggest theatre stage in the world, Berlin’s glittering new celestial phenomenon combines exceptional figures and talents in extraordinary images. As weird and wonderful as the city where it is set.
Get your best space suit out of the wardrobe and fly with us through this truly cosmic love story. Ethereally beautiful and out of this world.

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Quatsch Comedy Club

Celebrities, big and small, from the German comedy scene have taken the stage and microphone at Thomas Hermanns’ Quatsch Comedy Club for over 20 years. The successful entertainment format was established in 2002 in the basement of the Friedrichstadt-Palast in Friedrichstrasse, in the heart of Berlin. Experience five new comedians each week at CLUB MIX. In addition, enjoy the club’s own QUATSCH talent forge, premieres, and solo events by individual comedians.

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