Is it a dream or is it reality? Grashüpfer enchants its guests with fairy tales and stories year-round.
This children's theatre in Treptower Park offers puppet and marionette shows that enchant its audiences and takes them into the world of fairy tales and other stories. Not far from Treptower Park S-Bahn station, the Grashüpfer is an intimate venue with nine different puppet theatres where pieces are performed year-round for children, adolescents, families, and adults.
The Grashüpfer's stage programme
Most of the puppet shows such as Hosen, Hasen, freche Mäuse, Pippi Langstrumpf (Pippi Longstocking), and Oh wie schön ist Panama are in German and are good children between the ages of 3 and 4. Younger children will enjoy shows like Das Küken und das Rübchen or Wer versteckt sich vor dem kleinen Hund. The original evening shows held each month for teens and adults are very popular. The nine freelance artists at the Grashüpfer ensure a varied programme of shows throughout the year.
Birthday parties at the Grashüpfer
Very popular with the little ones are the birthday parties organised by the children's theatre. The kids can dive into the world of princes and princesses or go on a treasure hunt with Captain Hook and his pirates.
A really special night can be hand when stories and fairy tales are told around the campfire in the yurt, a kind of covered tent. After the family shows, the little ones are invited to get creative with the theatre puppets.
What else can you do nearby?
And if the kids need to get the wiggles out after attending a show, there's plenty of room to take a walk in Treptower Park. Feed the ducks, cross over to the Insel der Jugend with its sweeping views of the Spree, or head to the Archenhold Observatory, where young and old will be fascinated by the longest movable telescope in the world. All just a few metres' walk away.