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We are thrilled to announce that next Summer 2021, English Theatre Düsseldorf will be performing Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ in the Kaiserpfalz Ruins, Kaiserswerth! We present to you ‘Shakespeare Am Rhein!’

To make this project happen and to truly bring the world of Romeo & Juliet to life in this incredible space, we need your support! We will be running a Fundraising Campaign from today to December 15th 2020 on StartNext and would love it if you could check out our Project Page to find out more about the rewards on offer and how you can get involved. Any support that you can offer will go directly to funding the Set and Costume Design of this Production and is a step closer to allowing this project to take place.

Throughout the Campaign we will be posting exclusive content from the Cast and Creatives on our Social Media, as well as more detailed blog posts on different elements of the production on the ETD Website. Check out our different pages to find out more about the incredible set and costume design, get behind the scenes glimpses into the creative process, learn about our amazing location and meet our talented team of Cast and Creatives!

We are hugely grateful for any support that you can provide and appreciate any donations or sharing of our Campaign that you can offer!

It’s time to build our ‘fair Verona’!


We are THRILLED to announce that the Komödie, Düsseldorf will be hosting us again, for a brand new musical for kids!

✨CINDERELLA ✨ a Musical Fairy Tale by Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark

This “happily ever after“ Musical version of the Grimm’s fairy tale will melt the hearts of children and parents alike. Kind Cinderella lives as a servant in her own home, not realizing the injustices imposed upon her by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters. When Cinderella is prevented from going to the Royal Ball, her Fairy Godmother, decides it’s time to take action. Cinderella’s situation is magically transformed. Thus, Cinderella’s dreams come true; she goes to the ball, dances with a mysterious young man and they fall in love…

Single dates from 12th December - 30th December 2020

This winter, in cooperation with Düsseldorf Lyric Opera, English Theatre Düsseldorf presents the rip roaring British Christmas comedy,

THE MESSIAH by Patrick Barlow

Just in time for Christmas, this zany satire first performed at the Tricycle Theatre, London in 1983, Patrick Barlow's The Messiah, is a hilarious re-enactment of the greatest story ever told. The entire company of two, led by distinguished historian and thespian, artistic director, Jeffrey Thespus Wimpole, and his complete ensemble, the incompetent, er, valiant assistant, Humphrey Dott, bring us their version of the entire Christmas story, including all of the best-loved characters, Joseph, Mary, and Archangel Gabriel, Herod, God and many more.

Single dates from 6th December 2020 - 12th January 2021

Kindergarten and primary school teachers... look no further!

We are offering a magical, socially-distanced touring show and workshop to bring into schools/KITAS, for school children 1-3 grade or for KITAS age 3+!

🎁THE DREAMING TREE 🌿by Julie Stearns & Peter Krahl

To enquire about bringing this show to YOUR school or Kita, contact Olivia on

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