Premiere on 5 September. Previews on 2, 3, 4 September

THE WOMAN IN BLACK 

A Thriller by Stephan Mallatrat and Susan Hill, directed by Paul Glaser 5 September – 2 November

This is one of London's biggest hits ever. Adapted from Susan Hill's gothic novel, it has been scaring audiences in the West End for over 30 years. The story concerns a young solicitor who is sent to a remote village to settle the affairs of a woman who recently died. In her eerie old house and on the foggy marshland surrounding it, he encounters frightening sounds and the ghostly appearance of a woman dressed in black. Add to that the mystery of a locked door, an empty rocking chair moving back and forth, the cries of a child in peril, a mother's vengeance – and you have all you need for a chilling evening in the theatre.
“A masterpiece” (The Guardian)

Our director Paul Glaser is in the middle of auditioning process in London, to find the best actors for this Thriller.


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.