Theater & Cabaret

    Dresden many theatres have contributed to the city's reputation as a center for arts and culture. From the grand performances at the world famous Semper Opera House, to the light musicals of the Dresden State Operetta and those many independent theatre houses such as the very funny Comedy House with its sharp wit, and the frivolous transvestite shows at Carte Blanche - whatever you're looking for Dresden promises a great night out at the theatre.

    • State Operetta Dresden
      Germany's only operetta theatre whose repertoire consists of all three genres: operetta, opera and musicals plus some familar shows as well as a few surprises.
    • State Playhouse Dresden
      The Dresden State Theater consists of a main auditorium known as the Schauspielhaus (play house), and a Kleine Haus (studio theatre) located in the Neustadt district.
    • Boulevard Theater
      The Boulevard Theatre which opened on September 14, 2014 is the new home for exhilarating entertainment and folk theatre in the heart of Dresden.
    • Radebeul Theater
      The Radebeul Theater offers a greatly varied program ranging from opera and operetta to musicals and concerts, as well as dramatic plays, ballet and popular favorites.
    • Comedy Theater
      The Dresden Comedy Theatre has always been an integral part of the cultural life of Dresden for many years and enjoys an excellent reputation for cutting edge comedy.
    • Carte Blanche
      An evening of high camp, provocative costumes, glitz, glamour, high heels, mascara, wigs and stunning voices - a perfect recipe for a great fun evening at one of Europe largest transvestite shows.
    • Societaets Theater
      The Societaetstheater is the oldest theater in Dresden founded in 1776, which is now home to a modern ensemble which performs drama, dance and musicals.