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Whether the Schauspielhaus, Hamburgische Staatsoper or Thalia Theater - Hamburg has a lot to offer at any time of the year thanks to Germany's most renowned theatres. Here you will find our favourites so that you won't be too spoilt for choice and the planning of the evening programme is done quickly.

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Demian 14+
© 2017 / Sinje Hasheider

Demian 14+

  • 11.09.2019
  • 19:00
  • Junges Schauspielhaus
Blütenträume
© 2018, Jürgen Gebert

Blütenträume

  • 30.06.2019
  • 16:00
  • Kellertheater
The Woman in Black
© 2019 / The English Theatre of Hamburg

The Woman in Black

  • 14.09.2019
  • 19:30
  • The English Theatre
Ein Mensch brennt
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Ein Mensch brennt

  • 13.09.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
Was ihr wollt - William Shakespeare
© Timmo Schreiber

Was ihr wollt - William Shakespeare

  • 28.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Ernst Deutsch Theater
Die Tochter des Ganovenkönigs 10+
© 2019 / Sinje Hasheider

Die Tochter des Ganovenkönigs 10+

  • 04.09.2019
  • 10:30
  • Große ProbeBühne
Fünf Frauen und ein Mord
© 2019, Marc Matthaei

Fünf Frauen und ein Mord

  • 30.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • das kleine Hoftheater
Die Katze und der General
© Foto: Armin Smailovic

Die Katze und der General

  • 04.09.2019
  • 19:30
  • Thalia Theater
Das Schiff: Außenansicht
© Heribert Schindler

Frowin: Der Kanzlerchauffeur

  • 23.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Das Schiff - Hamburgs Theaterschiff
Hamburger Kammerspiele_2
© Johannes Beschoner

Männerbeschaffungsmaßnahmen

  • 18.07.2019
  • 20:00
  • Hamburger Kammerspiele
lauwarm 14+
© 2019 / Sinje Hasheider

lauwarm 14+

  • 19.09.2019
  • 18:00
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Wenn Träume wahr werden - Ein Solo für Zwei
© 2015 / copyright Ulrike Schacht

Wenn Träume wahr werden - Ein Solo für Zwei

  • 22.06.2019
  • 19:30
  • Die 2te Heimat - Theatersalon
Hauptkirche St. Michaelis zu Hamburg
© Felix Neumann

Hamburger Stadtgeflüster - Eine Freiluft-Theatervorstellung durch 700 Jahre Hamburger Geschichte

  • 02.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Treffpunkt: Hauptkirche St. Michaelis zu Hamburg (Portal 4)
Die Zuckerschweine
© Die Zuckerschweine

Die Zuckerschweine

  • 03.10.2019
  • 20:00
  • Hamburger Sprechwerk
I Love Stand Up
© Heino Trusheim

I Love Stand Up - Open Mic

  • 01.07.2019
  • 20:00
  • Frachtraum
Michael Frowin & Dietmar Loeffler - Wegen Eröffnung geschlossen
© 2017 / Bernd Brundert

Michael Frowin & Dietmar Loeffler

  • 08.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Das Schiff - Hamburgs Theaterschiff
haus02
© Theater Wedel e.V.

Ein brillanter Mord

  • 21.06.2019
  • 20:00
  • Theater Wedel
Imperial Theater - Bühne
© Imperial Theater

M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

  • 29.08.2019
  • 20:00
  • Imperial Theater
Amphitryon
© Foto: Armin Smailovic

Amphitryon

  • 02.09.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia Theater
Furor
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Furor

  • 03.09.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
DIE ODYSSEE
© copyright: Thalia Theater

DIE ODYSSEE

  • 05.09.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße

HIGHLIGHTS First-class theatre & stage art ready for film in Hamburg

Exciting action films, funny comedies and romantic dramas are not only shown in the cinemas of the Hanseatic city. Every year, numerous highlights await you in the small theatres and large playhouses, from the Lessing Days to the famous Filmfest Hamburg and the Hamburger Theaternacht. Be there when the curtain rises on Hamburg's stage art!

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© Gianmarco Bresadola

10th Lessingtage 2019

The motto of this year’s Lessingtage, held from 01/18 to 03/02/2019 at Hamburg’s Thalia Theatre, is ''HEAR WOR(L)D!''. The highly varied programme includes, among other things, in-house productions and diverse (international) guest performances.

10th Lessingtage 2019

THalia Theater

Alstertor 1
20095 Hamburg

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© Elke Ehninger

arabesques

German and French artists will meet in and around Hamburg for five weeks from 22 January at the eighth Franco-German Cultural Festival arabesques. With the theme Si j'avais des ailes... - If I had wings ... they will go in over 30 events - from New Music, Film, Debates to Dance, Chanson and Art.

arabesques

arabesques


Hamburg

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© Christian Spahrbier

Binnenalster Filmfest

The floating cinema screen directly on the Binnenalster transforms the Jungfernstieg at the beginning of September into an atmospheric open-air cinema.

Binnenalster Filmfest

Binnenalster Filmfest

Jungfernstieg
20354 Hamburg

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© Filmfest Hamburg

Filmfest Hamburg

The Filmfest Hamburg will take place for the 26th time in 2018.

Filmfest Hamburg

Filmfest Hamburg

Dammtordamm 1
20354 Hamburg

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© HAM.LIT

HAM.LIT

15 authors. 3 bands. One long night. On 07.02.2019

HAM.LIT

HAM.LIT

Feldstr. 66
20359 Hamburg

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Hamburg Ballet Days

From June 16 until June 30 2019, the HAMBURG BALLET is performing numerous by John Neumeier, including classics such as "Ninjinsky", "Duse" and "Turangalîla".

Hamburg Ballet Days

Hamburger Ballett-Tage

Caspar-Voght-Straße 54
20535 Hamburg

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  • overnight stay in hotel, with breakfast
  • Return journey by ICE (1st or 2nd class coaches, as booked)
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
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  • with breakfast
  • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 26,50
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Concert in Grand Hall
Package: Mahler Chamber Orchestra
© Molina Visuals

Mahler Chamber Orchestra Orchestra from all over the world - concert 14th December 2019

 

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • concert ticket in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 26,50 €

 

Mahler Chamber Orchestra
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Concert in Grand Hall
Package: Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris
© Johannes Ifkovits

Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris tickets in price categorie 2 - concert 25th October 2019

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • concert ticket in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
Orchestre de l'Opéra national de Paris
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From 208.00
fireworks in front of the city panorama
Package: New Year´s Eve in Hamburg
© Thomas Hampel

New Year´s Eve in Hamburg Harbor cruise on the MS Ennstal

  • overnight stay in the hotel of your choice, with breakfast
  • 2-hour harbor-drive aboard the MS Ennstal
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 26,50 €
New Year´s Eve in Hamburg
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