After more than 125 years to get to the theatre for the first time, a second, fully-equipped venue, announced to the house.

This could be closed a “wound in the history” of the theater, said artistic Director Oliver Reese on Monday at the construction site. So far, is played on a makeshift second stage. The New house is on 19. September open.

The Theater am schiffbauerdamm, was opened in 1892, at that time under a different name. Only with the advent of Bertolt Brecht in 1954, it was called the Berliner Ensemble. In the new season, Reese 14 plans premieres. About Director Frank Castorf intended to stage the novel “Fabian” by Erich Kästner.