Hauen und Stechen_Salome_c_Thilo Moessner_HP
January 27 28 29 | 20.00
January 30 | 18.00
music theatre
Festsaal | 15/10 Euro

The Berlin music theatre group Hauen und Stechen presents its version of the opera Salomé. The production, based on an opera by Richard Strauss and a text by Oscar Wilde, alternates between music and dance. It is a film, a journey, a fair and a dance of death all in one.

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Athina Lange + Pawel Aderhold
whatremainsofme_c_DorotheaTuch 02_HP
January 31 | 19.00
February 01 | 19.00
Hochzeitssaal | 15/10 €

The way we perceive our reality is shaped by the language of our senses. But what happens when this fine interplay is disturbed? A search for traces of perception and experience.

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Hendrik Quast
Spill your guts
Pressefoto 26.11.21_21_SpillYourGuts_Plakat_2E01-01
February 03 04 05 | 19.30
February 06 | 17.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €

For his latest project, Hendrik Quast learns the art of ventriloquism in order to approach the chronic inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis artistically. In conversation with the disease, new ways of speaking and images of chronic illness emerge, opening up unusual spaces of humor for the ill and healthy audience.

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Nima Séne
auf den weg zu mir / auf den weg zu dir
Nima Séne_c_Mayra Wallraff_ HP_quer
February 12 13 14 15 | 21.00
Hochzeitssaal | 15/10 €

In auf den weg zu mir / auf den weg zu dir, Nima Séne traces the history and lyrical legacy of the poet and activist May Ayim.

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Olivia Hyunsin Kim / Ddanddarakim
History has failed us, but…
History has failed us but_Foto_Mayra Wallraff_0
February 13 14 15 16 | 19.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €

History has failed us, but... deals with physical forms of protest and searches for a solidary togetherness while taking into account different bodies. Which narratives and images of resistance are remembered - and how are they told?

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Simone Dede Ayivi und Kompliz*innen
February 21-28
Website |

The online audiovisual installation is dedicated to family narratives, generational conflicts, political struggles, and visions of the future in families of immigrant heritage.

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Ania Nowak
Golden Gate
February 24 25 26 | 20.00
February 27 | 16.00
Festsaal | 15/10 €

For a long time now, collective mourning and its rituals have been disappearing from public space. Golden Gate questions our normative perceptions of loss and mourning. What is queer grief and in what way can it become a collective movement of melancholy and resistance? 

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Queer Darlings 3
© Bas De Brouwer

MARCH 1–13

In the third round of our spring series QUEER DARLINGS we again bring old and new favorites to Berlin: Frédéric Gies, Cherish Menzo, Vincent Riebeek, Teresa Vittucci + Colin Self, tiran, and others focus on contemporary translations of archetypal figures and myths: They appropriate archetypes in order to remove the basis of stereotypes, and create new mythologies in order to establish communities that are as tender as they are political.

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Tanzplattform Deutschland 2022
© Dorothea Tuch

MARCH 16–20

From March 16 to 20, the Tanzplattform Deutschland 2022 festival will gather 13 current and remarkable positions of dance and choreographic creation in Berlin, including three Sophiensaele productions by Sheena McGrandles, Joana Tischkau and Michelle Moura.

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The halls of the Sophiensæle are available for rental for PRIVATE, NON-ARTISTIC EVENTS. All rentable spaces are located in the middle wing of the former craftsman’s workshop built in 1904/1905.

The FESTSAAL holds a maximum of 250 people, the associated FOYER can hold 100 people. For smaller events the HOCHZEITSSAAL with its own foyer can be rented. It holds a maximum of 100 persons. The KANTINE on the ground floor can also hold a maximum of 100 people and is directly accessible from the inner courtyard. RAUM 213 can hold up to 50 people. Depending on availability, the rooms can be rented individually or as a whole. TOTALLY, the house is approved for a maximum of 350 persons at the same time.

Floor: 1
Size: approx. 480 m² (24 m x 20 m)
Ceiling height: 8,60 m
Number of persons: max. 250
Equipment: flexible grandstand, 16 m x 8 m
Access: via two staircases and the elevator

>>> download hall plan <<<

A foyer located in front of the Festsaal can also be rented separately.

Floor: 1
Size: approx. 135 m²
Ceiling height: 4,60 m
Number of persons: max. 100
Equipment: mobile bar, furniture if required
Access: via the left staircase, the Festsaal and the elevator

>>> download hall plan <<<

Floor: 3
Size: approx. 240 m² (12 m x 20 m)
Ceiling height: 3,70 m
Number of persons: max. 100
Equipment: flexible grandstand with seat cushion, 5 m x 10 m
Access: via both staircases and the elevator

>>> download hall plan <<<

In front of the Hochzeitssaal is a separate foyer including a kitchen, which can be rented as required.

Floor: 3
Size: approx. 54,80 m² (8,5 m x 6,45 m) / effective usable area approx. 39 m²
Ceiling height: 3,70 m
Number of persons: max. 50
Equipment: Bar with kitchenette
Access: via both staircases and the elevator

>>> download hall plan <<<

Floor: Ground Floor
Size: in total: approx. 230 m², front part of the room incl. stage and bar area: approx. 180 m² (9,23 m x 19,86 m)
Ceiling height: 4,2 m
Number of persons: max. 100
Equipment: none
Access: 2 doors, directly accessible from the courtyard of the building

>>> download hall plan <<<

RAUM 213
Floor: 2
Size: approx. 50 m²
Ceiling height: max. 3,58 m, varies
Number of persons: max. 50
Equipment: none
Access: via the right staircase, not barrier-free

>>> download hall plan <<<

The availability of technical equipment varies from room to room. Light, sound and video equipment can be installed if desired and available on the date.

For more information, contact us at 030-27 89 00 50 or send an e-mail to

>>> download hall plans


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