Hamburg is renowned on a world scale for its many theatres, musicals and cultural events. It claims to be the third largest musical city in the world next to London’s West End and New York’s Broadway. It is certainly the musical and entertainment capital of Germany.
Cats, the musical, first came to Germany in 1986. Since then, this country’s love for musicals has escalated. World famous musicals such as Rocky, Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King have been staged in Hamburg’s theatres.
Hamburg Theatres and Venues
The city has over forty theatres, thirty of which offer musical performances. The English Theatre of Hamburg offers English performances and has attracted some big names over the years. The most famous theatres in Hamburg are Thalia Theatre, Schmidts Tivoli and Deutsches Schauspielhaus.
Musicals are not the only performances available in this vibrant city. In total, there are over three hundred venues, from concert halls and cinemas to cabaret. The State Opera House is worth a visit, especially to admire the unique architecture of the external building. International opera and ballet performances are available throughout the year and it has been home to the Hamburg Philharmonic Orchestra for 175 years.
Regardless of which theatre or entertainment venue you choose in Hamburg, whether it be to see a musical or an opera performance, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg will offer its guests elegant Hamburg accommodation in the heart of the city centre. Indulge in the premier facilities on offer, making your theatre break to Hamburg even more enjoyable.