Inaugurated at Hamburg’s former wholesale market last year, the Mehr! Theater is more than satisfied with its first season. The programme highlights the first half of 2016 presented theatre manager Klaus Oetzel at a press conference. According to Oetzel, Hamburg’s newest stage saw 100 shows, concerts and musicals performed in 2015, which were attended by more than 170,000 people. Overall, Mehr!Theatre performed on 140 days last year.
Musicals, Dance and Shows Also Characterise 2016’s Programme Also in 2016, musicals, dance and show performances will be key components of the programme, with productions like Elizabeth and SHEN YUN being premiered at the Mehr! Theater. In addition, the playhouse will also be the venue for rock and pop concerts. In the first half of the year, Paul Kalkbrenner, Anastascia, and Madsen are expected as guest artists. Last but not least, also dance productions such as “Swan Lake Reloaded” will be shown. h2. Guest Performance Concept Well Received
Theatre manager Klaus Oetzel commented on the first year: “The good results of our first season make all of us proud. I am delighted that the theatre was well received both by audiences and operators. The trend for 2016 shows that we are on the right track with the theatre and our guest performance concept. “
With a capacity of up to 3,500 visitors. Mehr! Theatre fills a gap in the Hamburg event market. Therefore, lan increased number of concerts will be presented by the theatre. Musical fans can look forward to Elizabeth.
“Elisabeth” – the other side of “Sissi”
The successful German-language musical of all time wll come to Hamburg for the first time in February. A breathtaking dance and music show will be shown by the New York ensemble of Shen Yun Performing Arts, which will take visitors on a journey through 5,000 years of Chinese culture. In addition, also classic drama will be included in 2016’s programme, said theatre director Klaus Oetzel.
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