When was the Komische Oper Berlin founded? What do they mean by ‘Komische Opera’ or ‘comic opera’? And what’s actually behind the curtains at the Schillertheater? You can get answers to all these questions with a guided tour of the Komische Oper Berlin at the Schiller Theatre. Enlightened by fascinating theatre anecdotes, amusing looks back in time, and digital glimpses of the future, we take a closer look at what’s happening behind the scenes. Experience the magic of the stage up close!

You can also book special tours for families, or with a spotlight focus on areas like make-up, costumes, props, the orchestra, and stage design. With groups of ten or more, you can also arrange an exclusive customized tour!

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Prices & Duration

Guided tours in English
€9/6* | 60 minutes

Tours for families
€9/6* | 60 minutes

Specialized tours
(Make-up | Costumes | Props | Orchestra | Stage design )
€14/8* | 75 minutes

The number of participants is limited
*aged 18 and under

- for most tours, the recommended age is 8 and up
- for the stage design and orchestra tours, the recommended age is 12 and up

Individual tours

You would like to look behind the scenes of the Komische Oper Berlin with a closed group? Then you are welcome to book an individual guided tour. The participants learn about the history of the house, visit the historic auditorium and can stand on the big stage of the opera house.
Customized Tours
can be arranged and booked with Sarah Görlitz
Staff member for music theatre education & guided tours
+49 (0) 30 202 60 223