Germany’s musical capital
Hamburg is Germany’s musical capital, home to over 40 theaters, 30 of which stage musical performances to rival that of New York’s Broadway and London’s West End. No visit to this city is complete without experiencing the cultural nightlife and a show at one of the many theatres.
More musicals productions are held in Hamburg than any other German city and no matter what your favorite story is, you will find something to suit your taste. Shows range from small German language productions to internationally renowned and much sought after blockbusters. The shows that fill the most seats are the large budget productions that run continuously and dominate the musical scene. Disney’s Lion King, Rocky and the Phantom of the Opera bring stories to life and are some of the largest successes to take to the stage and entertain the audience. One of the largest venues is Theater im Hafen, which can be reached by ferry from the harbor at St. Pauli.
Soak up the culture
The cultural scene in Hamburg extends to more than musicals. The city’s theatres and concert halls are full of audiences waiting to be entertained. Classical and contemporary concerts from local musicians and bands such as the Philiharmonic or Symphony Orchestras take place regularly. Theatrical performances such as opera, ballet and plays take place at historic and contemporary theatres and buildings, including the State Opera House. The English Theatre, founded by two Americans in 1976, offers a packed schedule of American and British comedy, classics and thrillers to international audiences.
The city’s cultural offerings are just 20 minutes from the Radisson Blu Hotel, Hamburg Airport and easily reached by rail, metro or bus. Complete your trip to Hamburg with an unforgettable night of culture and music in one of the world’s greatest musical destinations.