Season 2020 / 2021

22 April 2021

THE 39 STEPS by Patrick Barlow

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22 April - 19 June 2021

After opening in London in 2006 and winning the Olivier Award for Best Comedy of the Year, this theatrical tour de...

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11 February 2021

OUTSIDE MULLINGAR by John Patrick Shanley

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11 February - 10 April 2021

Author of the Pulitzer Prize winning DOUBT and the Oscar winning MOONSTRUCK, American playwright John Patrick...

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12 November 2020

SHIRLEY VALENTINE by Willy Russell

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12 November 2020 - 30 January 2021

A smash hit in London (1988) and in New York (1990), this witty and heart-warming comedy was later made...

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3 September 2020

SNAKE IN THE GRASS by Alan Ayckbourn

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3 September - 31 October 2020 

Well known for his hilarious comedies, this play shows Ayckbourn entering new territory for a change and...

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The English Theatre of Hamburg e.V. is a private, professional theatre, the first to be founded in the whole of Germany.

It is subsidized in part by the Hamburg Ministry of Culture and is a non-profit organization and a member of the Deutscher Bühnenverein. 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.