Culture & Events

Special Dates

Thursday, 23.Photo: One of the biggest passenger ships, the Queen Mary 2, will pay a visit to Hamburg. If you are interested you can watch the arrival and departure at the Hamburg Cruise Center and enjoy the accompanying fireworks.

Photo: Hamburg Ballet John NeumeierSaturday, 25.05.2013: Lady of the Camellias
Ballet by John Neumeier based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Tickets should be purchased as soon as possible.


The English Theater of Hamburg, Lerchenfeld 14                                                                          Distinguished plays of all genres in English language are presented in this famous theater.

Thalia-Theater, Alstertor 1                                                                                                                 One of Hamburgs most established theaters with a big selection of plays.

Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Kirchenallee 39                                                                                      The biggest theater in Germany with innovative productions.

Opera and Ballet

Hamburgische Staatsoper, Große Theaterstraße 25                                                                      The state opera is enacting first class operas. As the first opera in Germany, it is internationally well known and has an exquisite reputation.

Hamburg Ballett                                                                                                                                   Fourty years ago the Hamburg ballet started its first performances. It is an internationally renowned ballet company with first class dancers. The famous American dancer and choreographer John Neumeier is director.


Hamburg is considered the capital of musicals in Germany. You can see “Disney’s Lion King”, “Tarzan”, “Rocky” and others.


Streits Filmtheater, Jungfernstieg 38                                                                                               Presenting original movies in English language has a long tradition at this cinema. Enjoy brand-new releases and have some popcorn!

Cinemaxx, Dammtordamm 1                                                                                                              This multiplex cinema offers movies to everybody’s taste.