Was ist los? Cultural highlights — Jan. 12, 2018

by Petra Lessoing
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

The following is a list of performances and events happening in the KMC and nearby locations. Dates are subject to change.

New year’s concert in Waldmohr
A new year’s concert with the Musikverein Limbach takes place at 8 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Kulturhalle in Waldmohr, Bahnhofstr. 57b. The band presents a diversified musical program including film and musical melodies. Tickets cost €14. For more information, visit www.musikverein-limbach.de. — Courtesy photo

Performing arts

Plays

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.
“Der gute Mensch von Sezuan,” a play by Bertolt Brecht, in German, 7:30 p.m. today.
“Geaechtet,” Disgraced, a play by Ayad Akhtar, in German, 8 p.m. today.
“Die Comedian Harmonists,” a play in German with music from the 1920s and 1930s, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, Feb. 3 and 22.
“Glueckliche Tage,” a play by Samuel Beckett, in German, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 19, 30 and Feb. 1, 6, 13, 15, 20.
“Macbeth,” a drama by William Shakespeare, in German, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20, 27, 31 and Feb. 6, 9; and 6 p.m. Feb. 11.
“Wunschkind,” a play for families with puppets, 11 a.m. Jan. 26, 2 and 4 p.m. Feb. 4, 2 and 4 p.m. Feb. 11, and 2 and 4 p.m. Feb. 25.
“Das Abschiedsdinner,” a comedy, in German, 8 p.m. Feb. 10.

Concerts

Metal concert
Kammgarn Kaiserslautern presents the band Gloryhammer on its European tour, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. The band presents power metal and heavy metal. Tickets cost €23. For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de. — Courtesy photo

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.
Third chamber concert with works by Franz Schubert, 11 a.m. Jan. 28.


Kammgarn Kaiserslautern
For details, visit www.kammgarn.de.
Reloaded: Art Weiss’s Midnight Movers playing the classics of soul, 8 p.m. Mondays. Tickets cost €14.
Krayenzeit & Harpyie present medieval rock, folk, metal, 8 p.m. Jan. 20. Tickets cost €20.
The band Goitse presents Irish folk, 8 p.m. Jan. 23. Tickets cost €19.
Flash Forward performs alternative rock, 8 p.m. Jan. 27. Tickets cost €15.
Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern
For tickets, call the tourist information office at 0631-365-2317.
The Pfalztheater choir and orchestra present “Goetterfunken und Reformator,” with Marc-Aurel Flores’ compostion of Luther and Beethoven’s ninth symphony, 8 p.m. today. Tickets cost €17, €23 and €26.
SWR Young Opera Stars 2018 and the German Radio Philharmonics Saarbruecken Kaiserslautern present works by Joseph Haydn, Zoltán Kodály and Antonin Dvorák, 5 p.m. Jan. 21. Tickets cost €12 to €26.
“The 12 Tenors” present a show with renowned pop and rock songs and ballads, 8 p.m. Sunday. For more information and tickets, visit www.kultopolis.com.
“Magic of the Dance,” an Irish dance show with international tap dancers, 8 p.m. Jan. 30. Tickets cost from €30 to €71. Visit www.ticketonline.de/magic-of-the-dance-tickets-kaiserslautern.html

Haus des Buergers
Ramstein-Miesenbach. For tickets and details, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de.
New year’s concert with the Kaiserslautern County Symphony Orchestra playing Antonin Dvorák’s Symphony No. 9 and the Academic Fest Ouverture by Johannes Brahms, 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets cost €26.30, €29.60 and €32.90.
Acoustic Lounge features Wolfgang Sing performing rock, jazz, blues songs and playing the guitar, 8 p.m. Jan. 19. Tickets cost €12.

Landstuhl Stadthalle
For details visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de
Pianist Sachiko Furuhata-Kersting presents works by Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann and Liszt, 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Tickets cost €12.
“Let’s Burlesque,” a show from Berlin with music, dancing, artistics, erotics, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27. Adutls only. Tickets cost €23, €28 and €32.

Glantalschule
Glan-Muenchweiler, Glanstrasse 9
Salonorchester Cosella presents a new year’s concert with Hungarian music, 5 p.m.Sunday. Tickets cost €8.

Fritz-Wunderlich-Halle
Kusel, am Rossberg. Call the ticket hotline at 06381-424496 or visit www.ticket-regional.de.
The band Echoes presents the music of Pink Floyd, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Donnersberghalle
Rockenhausen, Obermuehle 1
For details, visit www.rockenhausen.de.
New year’s concert with the Pfalztheater Orchestra performing works by Leonard Bernstein, Johann Strauss and Guiseppe Verdi,
7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets at the door cost €20.

musicals / Opera

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de
“Orpheus in der Unterwelt,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 Jan. 25 and Feb. 2.
“Die Nacht der Musials,” the night of musicals, a 2-hour long musical gala with songs from renowned musicals, 4 and 8 p.m. Jan. 28. For tickets, visit www.dienachtdermusicals.de or call the theater at 0631-3675209.

Saarlaendisches Staatstheater
Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1:
For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de.
“La Bohème,” an opera by Giacomo Puccini,
in Italian, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 21

English Theatre
Frankfurt, Gallusanlage 7
For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.
“Jekyll & Hyde,” a Gothic music thriller, through Feb. 11. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays, and 6 p.m. Sundays. For more information, visit www.english-theatre.org.

Nationaltheater Mannheim
Am Goetheplatz
For more information, visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de.
“Haensel und Gretel,” a family opera by Engelbert Humperndinck, 7 p.m. Jan. 19; and 5 p.m. Jan. 28.

ballet

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern
For details, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.
“Sutherland’s Giselle,” a ballet dance night by James Sutherland, 7:30 Tuesday, Feb. 17 and 23; and 6 p.m. Jan. 21.
Saarlaendisches Staatstheater
Saarbruecken, Schillerplatz 1
For details, call 0681-3092-486 or visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de.
“Sleeping Beauty,” a ballet by Sijn Celis with music by Peter Tschaikowsky, 6 p.m. Sunday.

Exhibitions

Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern
For details, visit www.mpk.de.
Special exhibition, “Less is more,” displays 200 graphic works by Frank Badur, to Jan. 21. Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays.

Voelklinger Huette
Voelklingen, former Iron-Works
For details, visit www.voelklinger-huette.org.
“Buddha” exhibition with 232 works of art from 2,000 years and display of Steve McCurry’s photos of Buddhist countries in the 20th and 21st centuries, to April 8. Tickets cost €15; children under 17 are free.

Miscellaneous

Gartenschau Kaiserslautern event hall
For details visit www. kl-on-ice.de.
Ice-skating rink open through Feb. 11. Daily skating hours are from 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m., 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. On Friday and Saturday nights, skating hours are extended until 10 p.m. Admission fee is €2.50 for children and €3.50 for adults.

Hauptstuhl, Fire station
Burning of Christmas trees, 5 p.m. Saturday.

Flea markets

Kaiserslautern, Pfalz-Center (across from Daenner Kaserne), 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Saarlouis, Globus, Dieselstrasse 5, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.