Stage plays

– under construction –

The Neuköllner Oper developed 220 premieres during the 40 years of its existence. An overview can be found here .
At the moment, this archive is under construction and will be updated constantly.

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Die Fleisch

Next play time 21.02.2019, 20.00 - 21.15

Next play time 21.02.2019, 20.00 - 21.15
drama of the girl Ayamé who is forced to work as a prostitute to pay off the debts of her dead father. All efforts of her bridegroom to free her from the bordello fail and the young couple is left with only one other way out, a traditional Japanese one.


Next play time 31.01.2019, 20.00 - 21.30

Next play time 31.01.2019, 20.00 - 21.30
Eine ganze Stadt spricht über Elfie. Nur: der ist das egal. Weil es eh nicht stimmt, weil es keiner versteht, weil es niemanden interessiert, was sie antreibt und was sie ersticken lässt an diesen Leuten und dieser Stadt.

27. Neuköllner Opernball

Next play time 05.01.2019, 20.00 - 00.30

Next play time 05.01.2019, 20.00 - 00.30
Ballroom with Salon Orchestra, soup-diner and tombola..

Ocaña, Queen of the Ramblas

Next play time 19.12.2018, 20.00 - 21.40

Next play time 19.12.2018, 20.00 - 21.40
Barcelona, you gorgeous and rebellious city, what has happened to you and your stars? At a conference for urban history in Berlin, a speaker remembers the “wild” years in the 1970s, when Spain dared to free itself from the rigidity of Franco’s dictatorship, the counterculture whose illustrious star Ocaña, the artist, rebel and drag queen: Ocaña

Der Diktator

92 years after the premiere, the young director Ariane Kareev questions the contemporary contexts of manipulation and seduction in politics and in private life in her thesis production.


Stella is 20 years old when Hitler decrees that Berlin is to be finally made “free from Jews”. Stella is blond and young and beautiful and wants to become a singer. Or a film star, like Marlene Dietrich. But the Goldschlag family does not receive a visa. Instead of her dream of a big career, Stella gets a yellow star

Die Weise von Liebe und Tod (Love and Death)

Why are people excited to die? In the west, people are horrified and paralyzed by those who carry themselves and others into death. But this has also taken place here, in our home, and not that recently.


An evening of music theater about the loss of home and the sense of belonging; a story about identity and growing up.


An evening of failures large and small, setbacks and of dealing with grief – we follow Orpheus into the realm of the dead and save what can be saved.


Black to blue, that is the dawn over Berlin in the already legendary lines of text by Peter Fox about the way back home through grubby streets after a night of excessive partying. For F., the hero of the piece, the blue of the day beginning turns back into black. He passes out – and wakes up surrounded by the whiteness of a clinic...World Premiere 23.11.2016
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