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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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St. Pauli Theater am Abend
© Stefan Malzkorn

The play that goes wrong - Ein katastrophaler Theaterabend!

  • 06.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • St. Pauli Theater
Internationales Sommerfestival 2019 - Rimini Protokoll (Stefan Kaegi) und Thomas Melle: Uncanny Valley
© Gabriela Neeb

Internationales Sommerfestival 2019 - Rimini Protokoll (Stefan Kaegi) und Thomas Melle: Uncanny Valley

  • 22.08.2019
  • 19:00
  • Kampnagel (K1)
Internationales Sommerfestival 2019 - Ursula Martinez: A family outing - 20 years on
© Hugo Glendinning

Internationales Sommerfestival 2019 - Ursula Martinez: A family outing - 20 years on

  • 22.08.2019
  • 19:00
  • Kampnagel (p1)
Hausfoto_c.Oliver Fantitsch
© Oliver Fantitsch

Was ihr wollt - William Shakespeare

  • 22.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Ernst Deutsch Theater
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© Johannes Beschoner

Das Experiment

  • 24.08.2019
  • 20:00
  • Theaterdeck Hamburg (in der Zinnschmelze)
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© Philipp Plum

Die Strieche des Scapin - Open Air Theater

  • 24.08.2019
  • 20:00
  • Schloss Reinbek
Die Tochter des Ganovenkönigs 10+
© 2019 / Sinje Hasheider

Die Tochter des Ganovenkönigs 10+

  • 27.08.2019
  • 19:00
  • Große ProbeBühne
OhnsorgTheater: Außenansicht
© Ohnsorg Theater

En Mann mit Charakter - Lustspiel von Wilfried Wroost

  • 25.08.2019
  • 16:00
  • Ohnsorg-Theater
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

  • 31.08.2019
  • 19:00
  • Thalia Theater
Das Schiff: Außenansicht
© Heribert Schindler

Frowin: Der Kanzlerchauffeur

  • 23.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Das Schiff - Hamburgs Theaterschiff
Funny Money
© (c) Oliver Fantitsch

Funny Money

  • 22.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Komödie Winterhuder Fährhaus
Hamburger Kammerspiele_2
© Johannes Beschoner

Männerbeschaffungsmaßnahmen

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

lauwarm 14+

  • 16.06.2019
  • 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
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

  • 15.08.2019
  • 20:00
  • Hamburger Sprechwerk
I Love Stand Up
© Heino Trusheim

I Love Stand Up - Open Mic

  • 01.07.2019
  • 20:00
  • Frachtraum
Internationales Sommerfestival 2019 - (LA)HORDE: The Beast, 2019
© Martin Argyroglo

Internationales Sommerfestival 2019 - (LA)HORDE: The Beast, 2019

  • 15.08.2019
  • 18:00
  • Kampnagel
Michael Frowin & Dietmar Loeffler - Wegen Eröffnung geschlossen
© 2017 / Bernd Brundert

Michael Frowin & Dietmar Loeffler

  • 08.08.2019
  • 19:30
  • Das Schiff - Hamburgs Theaterschiff
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© 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

  • 19.08.2019
  • 20:00
  • Imperial Theater

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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© Niklas Marc Heinecke

Hamburg Theatre Night

In September of each year some 40 stages open their coming season together with Hamburg Theatre Night.

Hamburg Theatre Night

Hamburger Theaternacht


20359 Neustadt

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Hamburger Krimifestival

From 6 to 10 November 2018 the bookshop Heymann, the Hamburger Abendblatt and the Literaturhaus Hamburg invite you to the 12th Hamburg Crime Festival at Kampnagel. At a total of 25 events, goose bump fans will get their money's worth when authors from all over the world present their new exciting books.

Hamburger Krimifestival

Hamburger Krimifestival

Jarrestr. 20
22303 Hamburg

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Hamburger Kultursommer

Here Hamburg rocks under the open sky! The Hamburger Kultursommer is an annual open air event series on the racetrack in Bahrenfeld. Every year in summer, big concerts take place there.

Hamburger Kultursommer

Hamburger Kultursommer

Luruper Chaussee 30
22761 Hamburg

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© Arno Declair

Hamburger Theater Festival

At the 11th Hamburger Theater Festival all theatre lovers get their money's worth. Within the framework of the festival, numerous guest performances will be performed on Hamburg stages.

Hamburger Theater Festival

Hamburger Theater Festival


20099 Hamburg

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© 2010 ELBE&FLUT Thomas Hampel

Harbour Front Literaturfestival

Against the backdrop of harbour cranes and overseas containers, docks and shipyards, the Harbour Front Literature Festival will once again bring together great German and international literature in 2018, creating a wholesale market of knowledge, news and cultural exchange.

Harbour Front Literaturfestival

Harbour Front Literaturfestival


Hamburg

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Finally the time has come and the world-famous saga around Harry Potter continues. With a play that comes directly from London's West End to Hamburg! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD is the eighth story and takes place 19 years after the events at Hogwarts. Experience the celebrated show in Mehr! Theater at Großmarkt in Hamburg!

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter und das verwunschene Kind

Bankstraße 28
20097 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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  • overnight stay in a hotel
  • with breakfast
  • Hamburg CARD - ticket worth € 26,50
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Concert in Grand Hall
Package: Mahler Chamber Orchestra
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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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From 209.00
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
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Hamburg Cruise Days on the Fairplay VIII
© Christian Lietzmann

Hamburg Cruise Days on the Fairplay VIII Cruise spectacle

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • 4-hour boat trip
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50
Hamburg Cruise Days on the Fairplay VIII
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From 265.00
Green Eagle Golf Courses Winsen (Luhe)
Package: Golf - Porsche European Open 2019
© Porsche AG

Golf - Porsche European Open 2019 combined ticket for 07th and 08th  September 2019

  • overnight stay in a hotel, with breakfast
  • weekend ticket for golf tournament
  • Hamburg CARD (3 Days) – ticket worth € 26,50 

 

Golf - Porsche European Open 2019
To offer
From 197.00
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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