A multifaceted theatre landscape in Leipzig, City of Culture
Are you interested in theatre, cabaret or vaudeville? Then Leipzig is the place for you! The city's multifaceted character constantly inspires visitors to the cultural and trade fair city. Whether it's theatre, cabaret, music, architecture or art - culture lovers can get their money's worth.
The Leipzig theatre landscape is characterised by an enormous variety of small and larger stages. Experience elaborate productions in Schauspiel Leipzig, and innovative performances by Theater der Junge Welt. In summer you can also enjoy a variety of summer theatres. These take place in a wonderful atmosphere under the open sky.
Since Leipzig boasts the highest cabaret density per capita, it is rightly regarded as the cabaret capital of Germany. The cabaret repertoire offers a wide range of shows in which the Saxon dialect is affectionately maintained by all ensembles. The Leipzig cabaret scene, with its revue and variety theatres, is captivating. Enjoy culinary delicacies and breathtaking shows with aerial acrobatics, magic, music and comedy. An additional highlight for all cabaret fans is the international Leipzig Lachmesse, Germany's largest cabaret festival. The Lachmesse - European Festival for Humour and Satire takes place every autumn. With more than 100 events, the eleven-day European humour and satire festival guarantees cabaret, comedy, clowning, music and fun at its best – worn-out laughing muscles are free.