Activists took over the revered theater on Friday to protest the city’s accelerating gentrification.
Activists Occupy Berlin’s Famous Volksbühne Theater
Activists have occupied Berlin’s Volksbühne because of concerns that the “neoliberal” art world is taking over the legendary theater.
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Chris Dercon, Formerly of Tate Modern, Receives Controversial Appointment in Berlin
Next year, the Volksbühne, Berlin’s second-largest state-owned theater, will welcome Tate Modern’s director Chris Dercon as its new head, following 25 years under the leadership of German director Frank Castorf.