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DISCOVER NOW Current event tips for Hamburg

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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Kann man mit Männern Urlaub machen?
© 2016 / Heribert Schindler

Kann man mit Männern Urlaub machen?
  • Cabaret

  • 29.01.2020
  • 19:30
  • Das Schiff - Hamburgs Theaterschiff
Die Nibelungen - allerdings mit anderem Text und auch anderer Melodie
© 2019 / Matthias Horn

Nibelungs - but with another text and another melody
  • Theatre

  • 15.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Blütenträume
© 2018, Jürgen Gebert

Blütenträume
  • Theatre

  • 07.12.2019
  • 20:00
  • Kellertheater
Ein Mensch brennt
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Ein Mensch brennt
  • Theatre

  • 03.01.2020
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
Die Katze und der General
© Foto: Armin Smailovic

Die Katze und der General
  • Theatre

  • 28.11.2019
  • 19:30
  • Thalia Theater
lauwarm 14+
© 2019 / Sinje Hasheider

lauwarm 14+
  • Theatre

  • 30.11.2019
  • 18:00
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Imperial Theater - Bühne
© Imperial Theater

M - Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder
  • Theatre

  • 14.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • Imperial Theater
Amphitryon
© Foto: Armin Smailovic

Amphitryon
  • Theatre

  • 15.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia Theater
Furor
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Furor
  • Theatre

  • 13.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
DIE ODYSSEE
© copyright: Thalia Theater

DIE ODYSSEE
  • Theatre

  • 26.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
Am Königsweg
© 2017 / Arno Declair

On The Royal Road
  • Theatre

  • 19.11.2019
  • 19:30
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Kaspar
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Kaspar
  • Theatre

  • 23.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
Probleme Probleme Probleme
© 2019 / Thomas Aurin

Problems Problems Problems
  • Theatre

  • 10.12.2019
  • 20:00
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Wer hat Angst vor Virginia Woolf?
© 2019 / Arno Declair

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Theatre

  • 13.12.2019
  • 19:30
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Neverland
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Neverland
  • Theatre

  • 23.11.2019
  • 19:00
  • Thalia Theater
Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern 15+
© 2019 / Sinje Hasheider

Die sexuellen Neurosen unserer Eltern 15+
  • Theatre

  • 26.11.2019
  • 19:00
  • DeutschesSchauspielHaus (Große ProbeBühne)
Liliom
© Foto: Matthias Horn

Liliom
  • Theatre

  • 22.11.2019
  • 19:00
  • Thalia Theater
Serotonin
© 2019 / Arno Declair

Serotonin
  • Theatre

  • 16.11.2019
  • 19:30
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Räuberhände
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Räuberhände
  • Theatre

  • 04.12.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
Anatomie eines Suizids
© 2019 / Stephen Cummiskey

Anatomy of a suicide
  • Theatre

  • 14.11.2019
  • 19:30
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Bilder deiner großen Liebe
© Foto: Krafft Angerer

Bilder deiner großen Liebe
  • Theatre

  • 22.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • Thalia in der Gaußstraße
Glück ist was für starke Nerven
© 2016 / Martina Denker

Glück ist was für starke Nerven
  • Cabaret

  • 11.01.2020
  • 19:30
  • Das Schiff - Hamburgs Theaterschiff
Der goldene Handschuh
© 2018 / Sinje Hasheider

The Golden Glove
  • Theatre

  • 21.12.2019
  • 20:00
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg
Bluets
© 2019 / Stephen Cummiskey

Bluets
  • Theatre

  • 21.12.2019
  • 19:30
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg (Malersaal)
Stalker – Picknick am Wegesrand
© 2019 / Marcel Urlaub

Stalker
  • Theatre

  • 18.11.2019
  • 20:00
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg (Malersaal)
Rose Bernd
© 2017 / Lalo Jodlbauer

Rose Bernd
  • Theatre

  • 13.11.2019
  • 19:30
  • DeutschesSchauSpielHausHamburg

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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© Pixabay / indy0333

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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Concert in Grand Hall
Package: A Christmas Fairy Tale
© Sophie Zhai

A Christmas Fairy Tale Christmas songs from Germany - concert 22th December 2019

  • overnight stay in the hotel of your choice, with breakfast
  • concert ticket in the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth 26,50 €
A Christmas Fairy Tale
To offer
From 164.00
fireworks in front of the city panorama
Package: New Year's Eve in Hamburg
© Marcus Millo

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
To offer
From 141.00
Bahnhit
© Andreas Vallbracht

Train special Our Bestseller

  • 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
Train special
To offer
From 215.00
Hamburg Reisen 3 for 2
© www.mediaserver.hamburg.de / Christian Spahrbier

Stay 3 nights - pay only 2 Special Price - 1 night for free

  • overnight stay in a hotel
  • with breakfast
  • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 26,50
Stay 3 nights - pay only 2
To offer
From 90.00
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
To offer
From 209.00
The Alster - Hamburg blue middle
© Christian Spahrbier

The Alster - Hamburg blue middle Maritime Experience

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • 3- to 4-hour bike tour
  • 2-hour canal trip on an Alster boat
The Alster - Hamburg blue middle
To offer
From 141.00

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At a glance! Top events in 2019

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Top events in 2019
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