Was ist Los? KMC Cultural Hightlights

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

Performing arts:

Pfalztheater Kaiserslautern:

• “Rigoletto,” an opera by Guiseppe Verdi, in Italian, 7:30 p.m. today and April 30.

• “Everyman,” a rock mystery with the progressive metal band Vanden Plas, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Wednesday, April 23 and 24.

• “Die letzten Tage der Menschheit,” a tragedy by Karl Kraus, 3 p.m. Sunday.

• “Yellow Line,” a comedy in German, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, and 6 p.m. April 26.

• “Pariser Leben,” an operetta by Jacques Offenbach, 7:30 p.m.
April 17.

• “Irrelohe,” an opera by Franz Schreker, in German, 7:30 p.m.
April 18.

• “Begegnungen!_3,” a choir project with the Pfalztheater Choir and people from the area, 6 p.m. April 19 and 25.

For more information, call 0631-3675-209 or visit www.pfalztheater.de.

Kammgarn Kaiserslautern:

• Megaherz presents Goth rock, 8 p.m. today.

• The band The Majority Says presents rock, pop, Indie, 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets cost €16.

• Kammgarn International Jazz Festival, Tuesday to April 18. For details on performers and different locations, visit www.kammgarn.de. Festival ticket is €60. Single tickets for each performance are available.

• Kissin’ Dynamite presents heavy metal, 8 p.m. April 24. Tickets cost €19.

For more information, visit www.kammgarn.de.

Fruchthalle, Kaiserslautern:

• Minguet Quartett presents works by Joseph Haydn, Ulrich Leyendecker, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, 8 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost €14 to €24.

• The Pfalztheater Orchestra presents “Till Eulenspiegel,” by Richard Strauss, 11 a.m. April 22. Ticketscost €8.

• The German Radio Philharmonics Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern presents “Beethoven’s World,” 8 p.m.
April 24. Tickets cost 17 to €25.

For tickets, call Kaiserslautern Tourist-Info at 0631-365-2317.

JUZ (Youth Center), Steinstrasse 47, Kaiserslautern:

• Newcomer Again features rock pop bands of Emmerich-Smola Music School and Music Academy, 8 p.m. April 17. Tickets cost €5.50.

For more information, visit www.juz-kl.de.

Stiftskirche, Stiftsplatz, Kaiserslautern:

• Celtic Nights with the duo Kelpie, 8 p.m. April 17. Tickets cost €16.

Ramstein-Miesenbach, Haus des Bürgers:

• Räuber live in concert, a two hour concert program by five musicians from Cologne with popular German songs, 8 p.m. April 24. Tickets cost €28.50 to €34.

• Country night with the band R.E.A.C.H., 8 p.m. April 25. Tickets cost €12.

• Pianist Stephan Schappé presents “Classic without limits,” a piano night with works by Schumann, Bizet, Piazolla, Eric Carmen, Tonci Huljic,  5 p.m. April 26. Tickets cost €12.

For details, visit www.hausdesbuergers.de or call 06371-592-220.

Landstuhl Stadthalle:

• “I am from Austria,” the greatest hits of 50 years of Austrian pop sound, 7:30 p.m. today. Tickets cost €19.50 to €28.

• Trio Musica presents “Musical and more,” 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Tickets cost €12.

For more information, visit www.stadthalle-landstuhl.de or call
06371-92340 for details.

Saarbrücken, Saarländisches Staatstheater, Schillerplatz 1:

• “The Black Rider,” a musical by Tom Waits, William S. Burroughs and Robert Wilson, 7:30 p.m. April 21, 24 and 29. For details, visit www.theater-saarbruecken.de or call  0681-3092-486.

Nationaltheater Mannheim, am Goetheplatz:

• “L’Elisir d’Amore,” an opera, in Italian, by Gaetano Donizetti, 8 p.m. today and April 18.

• “2 Gents,” a ballet by Kevin O’Day based on William Shakespeare’s novel (Two gentlemen of Verona), 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Romeo and Julia,” a ballet by Kevin O’Day, 7:30 p.m. April 25. Visit www.nationaltheater-mannheim.de for details.

English Theatre, Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt:

• “Other Desert Cities,” a sizzling comedy of family secrets by Jon Robin Baitz, Saturday through May 31. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and 6 p.m. Sunday. For details, visit www.english-theatre.org.


• Kaiserslautern Gartenschau, through Oct. 31. Special events on Sunday: Worship service in willow church 11 a.m. Children’s theater performance 3 p.m. in event hall. Opening hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets cost €7 for adults and €3 for children.

For details, visit www.gartenschau-kl.de.

• Kaiserslautern, Japanese Garden open through Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For details, visit www.japanischergarten.de.

• Kaiserslautern, Mehrgenerationenhaus, Kennelstrasse 7, Swing Dance Tea with jazz music from the 1920s to 1950s, dancing instructions, coffee and cake, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Donations of €3 are welcome. For details, visit www.lautern-swingt.de.

• Edenkoben/German Wine Street, Ludwigsplatz, plant and garden market with 70 vendors, Saturday and Sunday.

Flea markets:

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

• Kaiserslautern, Merkurstrasse, festgrounds near BMW dealer, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and April 18.

• Kaiserslautern, Toom Baumarkt, Hohenecker Strasse 10, Fridays.

• Mehlingen, former Penny market (Tannenstrasse), 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

• Bad Dürkheim, Saline (saltworks in Kurpark), 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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