Theatre

With the puppet theatre, chamber theatre and Baden dialect theatre, the theatre landscape in Karlsruhe is punctuated by an enormous variety of small and large stages. From elaborate stagings in the BADEN STATE THEATRE to innovative performances in the smaller private theatres, the stages in Karlsruhe can accommodate every taste. 

  

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Baden State Theatre

Karlsruhe

The Baden State Theatre is located next to Ettlinger Gate and is divided into three sections (three fixed venues in two buildings). One building, right next to Ettlinger Gate, houses the opera house (Opernhaus) and the playhouse (Schauspielhaus).The second building, the island at the Charles Gate, features mainly modern theatre pieces and contemporary concert performances.

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Badisch Bühn Popular Theatre

Karlsruhe

D’Badisch Bühn enjoys a long tradition in the Karlsruhe arts scene. Its directors, Thomas Munz and Jürgen Hörner, have been successful in pursuing the vision of its founder with a schedule of plays for every month of the year and every age group.

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Jakobus Theatre

Karlsruhe

The Jakobus Theatre was founded in 1972. As an amateur theatre, it is unique in its work with professional directors. Performances take place in the Fabriktheater, an old municipal building at Kaiserallee 11, also home to the puppet and “Sandkorn” theatres.

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Kammertheater Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe

The Karlsruhe Kammertheater is a private theatre with space for up to 250 seated visitors. Its season spans from comedies to classics and even musicals. The lead roles are often played by famous actors such as Ingrid van Bergen, Dorkas Kiefer, Ralf Bauer and Richy Müller.

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The Marotte Puppet Theatre

Karlsruhe

The Marotte Puppet Theatre has had a permanent stage in Karlsruhe since 1987 and is sponsored by the city of Karlsruhe and the State of Baden-Württemberg. The venue presents approximately 300 shows as part of its children’s and evening schedule. In addition, the theatre puts on guest performances all over Germany and Europe.

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The Sandkorn Theatre

Karlsruhe

The Sandkorn Theatre, which literally translates as Sand Grain Theatre, is a professional private playhouse in Karlsruhe. Its programme includes a broad spectrum of shows from children’s and youth theatre, acting, musical theatre and cabaret.

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Corona Virus

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