Classicism meets avant garde
Berlin's vibrant theatre scene truly caters to all tastes. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall Berlin theaters have been voted the theater of the year of all theaters in the German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) nine times. Famous venues such as the Deutsches Theater, the opulent Renaissance Theater and the innovative Maxim Gorki Theater stage everything from classic dramas to new plays, musicals and comedic performances. With fun and inspiring shows for kids of all ages, the Berlin Kinder Theater is a firm family favourite, as is the Grips-Theater, located at Hansaplatz. Don't worry if you don't speak German as many Berlin theatres have selected performances featuring English surtitles. What's more, the English Theatre Berlin stages excellent English-language dramas at their own theatre in Berlin's Kreuzberg district.