West Side Story: Dinner at the Gendarmerie & Music Komische Oper Berlin
Komische Oper Berlin, Berlin - Auditorium
About the Event
Indulge in a feast for all the senses in the cultural city of Berlin and enjoy a delicious dinner followed by the wonderful music of West Side Story at the world-famous Komische Oper Berlin. Relish the chance to see Barrie Kosky's acclaimed prodcution of Bernstein's classic musical.
Romeo and Juliet transfer to the West Side of New York, with all the raw power of a city perpetually on the brink of conflict. Puerto Rican rhythms and explosive choreography combine to show that love does not always conquer all.
Start the evening with a culinary delight and allow yourself to be spoiled with a delicious dinner before the concert. The Restaurant Gendarmerie is only a few minutes away from the Komische Oper and offers modern Berlin brasserie cuisine in a stylish ambience.
Your e-ticket indicates the starting time of the concert.
If you wish to book/have booked a concert that starts at 19:30, then dinner time will be/is at 17:30.
If you wish to book/have booked a concert that starts at 20:00, then dinner time will be/is at 18:00.
Please make sure to arrive at restaurant Gendarmerie on time.
The price categories of the event include costs of concert and dinner.
Round off your evening with an exclusive dinner and savor the many tastes of popular national dishes in Germany's capital. The restaurant Gendarmerie (Behrenstraße 42, 10117 Berlin) is situated within a short walking distance of the concert venue and will spoil you with the best of German cuisine in Berlin.
Starters (choice of):
*Sautéed shrimps (150g) with garlic, olive oil, parsley and Harissa mayonnaise*
*Steak tartar (90g) of dry aged beef fillet with French fries*
*Lettuce hearts – aioli – parmesan – avocado with prawns*
Main Courses (choice of):
*Pan-fried escalope (schnitzel) with potato salad and cranberries*
*Calf’s liver in Calvados gravy with apples, onions, bacon and mashed potatoes*
*Traditional meatballs in a cream of champagne with small red beets, mashed potatoes and crispy capers*
Home made Desserts (choice of):
*Crème brûlée from bourbon vanilla*
*Marquise au chocolat – berries*
*Fine French cheese platter*
drinks are not included in the price
Cast / Production
Musical direction Koen Schoots
Staging Barrie Kosky, Otto Pichler
Choreography Otto Pichler
Stage design Barrie Kosky
Stage design and costumes Esther Bialas
Dramaturgy Johanna Wall
Chorus David Cavelius
Lighting Franck Evin
Maria Jasmina Sakr
Tony Tansel Akzeybek
Anita Sigalit Feig
Riff Daniel Therrien
Bernardo Zoltan Fekete
Chino Michael Fernandez
Action Hakan T. Aslan
Anybodys Bettina Kenney
Doc Peter Renz
Schrank, a policeman Carsten Sabrowski
Krupke, a policeman Dennis Weißert
Glad Hand Frank Baer
Jets Hunter Jaques, Paul Gerritsen, Silvano Marraffa, Robin Poell, Shane Dickson, Christoph Jonas
Jet-Girls Claudia Greco, Meri Ahmaniemi, Judith Szoboszlay
Sharks Csaba Nagy, Zoltan Fekete, Maté Gyenei, Lorenzo Soragui, Marcel Prét, Tibor Nagy
Shark-Girls Mariana Souza, Sara Pamploni, Luisa Mancarella, Sonia Bartucelli, Martina Borroni, Alessandra Bizzarri, Alison Norwell