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Theater der Welt 2023 


Theater der Welt shows modern theater.

Theater of the World is a festival.

It is an event that lasts several days.

Theater der Welt takes place every 3 years,

always in a different German city or region.


From 29 June to 16 July 2023

Theater der Welt will be in Frankfurt and Offenbach.

On the program are brand new theater plays.

The plays show the theater of today.

New ideas are tried out.


There are also theater projects

in which people from Frankfurt and Offenbach participate.

The two cities are right next to each other.


The theater projects connect the two cities

Frankfurt and Offenbach in a special way.

This is exciting for everyone who participates and watches.


Chiaki Soma is in charge of the festival.

She is the program director.

For the first time, the festival is headed by a person

who is not from Europe.


Chiaki Soma is from Japan.

She invites theater groups from all over the world.

The plays deal with our world and its problems.

our world and its problems.

For example, the theater pieces ask:

How can people treat each other and nature better?


Theater der Welt was in Frankfurt once before in 1985.

That was almost 40 years ago.

In 2023 Theater der Welt is a joint project.

Participating are:

– the Künstler*innenhaus Mousonturm

– the Museum Angewandte Kunst Frankfurt

– the Schauspiel Frankfurt

– the Office for Culture and Sports Management of the City of Offenbach


Theater der Welt presents art and theater of today.

It is one of the most important festivals for modern theater.

Discover Theater of the World.