KOMISCHE OPER BERLIN - In addition to improving functional elements, the expansion of the Komische Oper has one main goal: In the future, this renowned and innovative venue will be appropriately staged in an urban context. Situated on three streets, the opera house with its new head building, rehearsal stage and administration building combines to form one large walk-in figure.
The visible heart of the ensemble is the Komische Garten on the roof of the new rehearsal stages. Invitingly accessible via open staircases from the streets Unter den Linden and Behrenstraße, spatially framed by the two large volumes of the new building and the elevated stage tower, this is a unique open space that enables the Komische Oper to celebrate dialogue with its audience.
With its adjoining restaurant and event area, it serves as an open-air foyer before and after performances, during breaks and as a space for open-air performances and events: an open stage to the city - the city as stage.