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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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Isherwood’s Neighbourhood – A Walking Tour

Starting and ending at Nollendorfplatz, this  circular one-hour tour visits the neighbourhood Christopher Isherwood lived in during his time in Berlin and where he wrote his famous Berlin Diaries, which were to become the film Cabaret. The walk includes readings … Continue reading

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Wilhelm Bendow

Wilhelm Emil Boden was born on September 29th 1884 in Einbeck, Germany. He began his stage career as a serious actor at Hamburg’s Thalia Theater, but by 1906  had moved to Berlin’s Schiller Theatre and found himself drawn to the … Continue reading

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Claire Waldoff – A Musical Biography

Sigrid Grajek, accompanied by Stefanie Rediske, presents a musical biography of the famous and much-loved Berlin Cabaret singer of the Weimar era, Claire Waldoff, at the Theater O-TonArt in Berlins’ Kulmer Straße, next month.  Performances are Wednesday to Saturday – … Continue reading

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Erik Charell Exhibition

Erik Charell was dubbed ‘The German Mr Ziegfeld”. He was a legendary stage director and producer, and the creator of the glamourous stage revues of the 1920′s at the Grosse Schauspielhaus, a 3500- seater theatre at Friedrichstraße, the entertainment centre … Continue reading

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