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Germany's oldest professional English Theatre

Enjoy one of our evening or daytime performances of an English language play. Our international audience includes students of English as well as native speakers. We present distinguished plays of all genres in the original English on a professional basis in our efforts to contribute to international communication through language and the art of the theatre.
The theatre is on the first floor of Hammonia Bad, Lerchenfeld 14, 22081 Hamburg. Parking is available (just two euros from 6:00 p.m. until midnight) in the underground garage directly behind the building in which the theatre is located.             

Ticket Hotline

040 / 227 70 89

Mon-Sat 9-20 hrs / Sun 13-20 hrs

Box Office

Lerchenfeld 14
Mon-Fri 10-14 hrs /
Mon-Sat 15.30-18.30 hrs

What's playing

CANDIDA, a comedy classic by Bernard Shaw premieres on 19 February, 2015


Bernard Shaw had two categories for his plays, those that were “pleasant” and those that were “unpleasant”. CANDIDA he put among the pleasant ones, and it is easy to see why. A box office hit in its time (1904), this British classic continues to be one of Shaw's most popular plays. It deals with a young poet, Eugene Marchbanks, who falls madly in love with Candida, the wife of a respected pastor in London. Eugene is horrified by what he considers to be the mundane life that Candida is forced to lead with her husband, the Reverend James Morell. Eugene confronts Morell, declaring his love for Candida and claiming that the pastor does not deserve such a charming, magnificent wife....

Category: Whats playing, 2011-2012

What's new

Our Next Production

THRILL ME, a musical thriller by Stephen Dolginoff

Season 2014/2015

This season's plays:

Teaching Material

Teaching material is available for CANDIDA and THRILL ME. To download the teaching material go to