Festival International New Drama

Between 6 and 22 April 2018 the Festival International New Drama (FIND) at the Schaubühne will be showcasing outstanding new texts and productions from all over the world. All of the productions are coming to Berlin for the first time. You can have a look at the programme overview here, the complete programme will be published at the end of February. Pre-sale for al shows during the festival starts on 1 March.

»Returning to Reims« has been selected for Theatertreffen 2018

Thomas Ostermeier's production of »Returning to Reims« after the book by Dider Eribon has been selected as one of the »ten most remarkable productions« for the 55th Theatertreffen (4 to 21 May). The seven jury members attended and discussed 409 productions in 54 cities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Here you can find a list of all ten selected productions. 

The second half of the 17/18 season

The season programme with all information on our premieres until July 2018 is now available at the theatre. You can also download the pdf or read the digital version on issuu

The ensemble photographed by Paolo Pellegrin

The portraits for the 2017/18 campaign were shot by Magnum photographer Paolo Pellegrin. Pellegrin is the last in a series of renowned photographers who have portrayed the Schaubühne ensemble since 2013.

Upcoming Premiere


by Herbert Fritsch

Direction and Stage Design: Herbert Fritsch

Premieres on 24 March


The premiere of »Italian Night« directed by Thomas Ostermeier on 1 March had to be cancelled due to illness.


Blog: Pearson's Preview

With Pearson’s Preview, we're presenting essays for selected Schaubühne premieres and guest productions, written in both English and German by blogger, author and historian Joseph Pearson.

Latest essay

Hallelujah Neuruppin! »fontane.200« at the Schaubühne

Next performances with surtitles

With English surtitles


On 23 February 2018

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With French surtitles


On 3 March 2018

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You'll find here all performances with surtitles.

On Tour

»Returning to Reims« in New York

St. Ann’s Warehouse
From 4 to 25 February 2018

»Compassion. The History of the Machine Gun«

On 8 March 2018 in Colombo
On 11 March 2018 in Kolkata
On 13 March 2018 in Delhi
On 17 March 2018 in Chennai

Here you can find a list of all upcoming and past guest performances.

* from »fontane.200«