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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Next play time 30.08.2018, 20.00 - 21.30

Next play time 30.08.2018, 20.00 - 21.30
An evening of music theater about the loss of home and the sense of belonging; a story about identity and growing up.


Next play time 18.06.2018, 20.00 - 21.30

Next play time 18.06.2018, 20.00 - 21.30
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.


Next play time 19.06.2018, 20.00 - 21.30

Next play time 19.06.2018, 20.00 - 21.30
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

Take it or leave it!

Two Award-Winning Works from the 2018 Berlin Opera Prize May 25 and 26, 8:00 pm, St. Elizabeth Church (Mitte)

A Live Talk

Next play time 24.06.2018, 20.00 - 21.30

Next play time 24.06.2018, 20.00 - 21.30
The city is on fire but Nero’s good mood show offers his audience exactly what they need the most in these chaotic days: a good feeling...

Welcome to Hell

Hamburg hosting the world – and it could have been so lovely, if it wasn't for the G20 summit...

Ocaña, Queen of the Ramblas

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


A musical film project. Or a filmic musical. By Peter Lund and Thomas Zaufke.

Rette uns, Okichi!

Okichi is supposed to save everything: the modern government, the old empire and, most of all, the entire country of Japan. Unfortunately, this girl neither wants to grant the government’s wish and serve as a geisha to the U.S. consul nor interest in dealing with the gaijin with a swift stab to the back, as Yoshida, a samurai loyal to the empire demands. What to do?


Charged with the physical energy, joyous movements, and virtuosity of Balletto Civile, ten German and Italian performers will play, sing, and “move” this tale upside down: love and betrayal, business and crime.
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