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Review: Gayle Tufts ‘Love’

Gayle Tufts ‘Love!’ at The Tipi am Kanzleramt.   (pic: Jan Wirdeier) Gayle Tufts’ new show is all about love in its many, many forms. The titular opening song makes this unequivocal case from the very start: “Love – the … Continue reading

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Marlene Dietrich’s Berlin

  One of Berlin’s most notable addresses is a modest apartment block halfway down an unassuming side street, just to the west of Julius-Leber-Brücke S-Bahn station in Schöneberg. The 20th century was just two years old when Maria Magdalene Dietrich … Continue reading

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Preview – Ein Bisschen Leichtsinn

Having played to full-houses in Copenhagen during 2013, Mads Elung-Jensen & Dirk Rave bring their Kabarettabend to Berlin ” where she really belongs” for just a couple of dates in February and March. ‘Ein Bisschen Leichtsinn’ features the history and … Continue reading

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Walter Kollo

Elimar Walter Kollodzieyski was born in Neidenburg, East Prussia on January 28th 1878, the son of an affluent businessman and a concert pianist. He was encouraged to study music from an early age by his mother, much to the disappointment … Continue reading

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Review – Spymonkey in ‘Cooped’ at The Tipi am Kanzleramt

British comedy group Spymonkey have without doubt created their very own theatrical genre. Part physical theatre, part slapstick, part clowning and with a couple of healthy doses of vaudeville, it’s fair to say you probably won’t have seen anything like … Continue reading

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