The Deutsche Bühnenverein is the cultural-political interest group of theaters and orchestras. It was founded in 1846 and is thus one of the oldest theater associations in the world. Its goal is to maintain, promote and develop the variety and cultural offer of the German theater and orchestra scene.
Within the framework of its cultural mandate the Goethe-Institut provides advice and support to festival organizers and theaters worldwide with respect to international guest performances and co-productions. The institute arranges work opportunities for German stage managers abroad and promotes the dissemination of contemporary German drama. On its homepage the Goethe-Institut provides information about current trends in the German theater scene, important stage managers, stage designers and playwrights. With the service of the theater library it provides the option of ordering translations of contemporary German dramas worldwide and free of charge by email.
The SchauBurg is the City of Munich’s theater for children and young people. It is one of the most renowned theaters of its kind in Germany. Founded in 1953 the SchauBurg was taken over by the City of Munich in 1969 and was affiliated with the Münchner Kammerspiele. In 1983 the SchauBurg achieved complete artistic independence; workshops and administration remain integrated with the Kammerspiele. About 300 performances take place every year.
For more than 50 years the Theatergemeinde München as non-profit association has organized theater and concert visits for its members and arranged tickets for plays, music theater, concerts and other events at discounted prices to be sent directly to their members’ homes.
The Volksbühne München is a non-profit association which seeks out favorably priced access to cultural events. In order to achieve this goal the Volksbühne München executes contracts with various theaters to be able to offer its members discounted tickets.