Münster theaters are a lively cultural offering in this city. From opera to plays and puppets, a night out on the town is sure to entertain you.
Städtische Bühnen Münster (Municipal Theater)
This Münster theater is a cultural destination in the city. Städtische Bühnen Münster (Neubrückenstraße 63) has a widely varied program that features almost every genre you can imagine. You can catch an opera, a dance performance, a musical concert, children’s shows and even lectures and literature readings.
For every type of performance, there are old classics and new avant-garde shows by new, up-and coming artists.
Theaterbühne im Kreativ-Haus
The Theaterbühne im Kreativ-Haus (Diepenbrockstraße 28) produces about 150 new performances each year, including plays, dance, cabaret and music. The lounge offers a rotating art exhibit while the nearby cafe features literary readings.
With so much to offer in just one place, this theater is sure to delight those in search of a memorable cultural experience in Münster.
Wolfgang Borchert Theater
The Wolfgang Borchert Theater (Hafenweg 6 – 8) was founded in 1956 and is located near the main train station. In 1999, this Münster theater relocated to the revitalized port area.
There are two stages of 100 and 75 seats each, giving any performance here a sense of intimacy. The program is based mostly on classic and modern literary works.
The GOP Varieté-Theater (Bahnhofstraße 20 – 22) features a colorful array of shows. This Münster theater is unusual in that they have an in-house catering service that prepares delicious meals for their theater-going patrons.
Puppetry is always a popular show in the German theater scene. Come check out Münster’s puppetry offerings at the Charivari Puppentheater (Körnerstraße 3). This theater showcases traditional performances with such characters as Caspar and Mary, grandmother and the devil and the king and princess.
Children and the young-at-heart are certain to enjoy these playful and fun shows.
The Cineplex Münster (Albersloher Weg 14) is a cinema featuring a combination of home-grown movies and films alongside the big-name Hollywood blockbusters.