Detailed information about events is covered in the Berlin Programm, a monthly tourist guide to Berlin arts, museums, and theaters. The magazines Tip and Zitty, which appear every two weeks, provide full arts listings (in German), although the free weekly (030) is the best source for club and music events. For listings in English, consult the monthly ExBerliner, or their website (, which is updated regularly.

Where to Get Tickets

Hekticket offices. The Hekticket offices offers discounted and last-minute tickets, including half-price, same-day tickets daily at 2pm. Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 13, off Alexanderpl., Mitte: Alexanderplatz, Berlin, 10178.

Showtime Konzert und Theaterkassen. If your hotel can't book a seat for you or you can't make it to a box office directly, go to a ticket agency. Surcharges are 18%–23% of the ticket price. Showtime Konzert und Theaterkassen has offices within the major department stores, including KaDeWe and Karstadt. KaDeWe, Tauentzienstr. 21, Charlottenburg, Berlin, 14109. 030/80602929.