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Show Trailer (1:11 min.)

I have dreamed of working on a revue ever since I was a little boy."

Gaultier is a global superstar of the Parisian haute couture. It was him who designed the 500 daring and extravagant costumes. Renowned media such as The Times, The New York Times, VOGUE, ELLE, and arte are excited. THE ONE Grand Show is an extremely artistic piece defined by show producer Roland Welke’s typical style. Lavish grandeur alternates with quiet, poetic, and surreal moments. “Arty to the extreme” as the stylish i-D Magazine writes. The spectacular lighting design was created by Emmy awardee Peter Morse who has already worked for Michael Jackson, Madonna, Barbra Streisand, and Bette Midler.

The piece shows an abandoned revue theater, awoken from sound sleep by an underground party. One guest loses himself, entranced by the magic aura of the place. The former theater directress revives old times before his inner eye. His waking dream blurs the line between past and present. The young man increasingly senses a longing for the person in life that means everything to us – THE ONE

Revues do not have a continuing story line in a classical sense. The artistic context connecting the collage of show pictures can be found in the party guest’s dream visions. The dimensions are visually overwhelming: more than 100 artists on the world’s biggest theater stage, a production budget of more than eleven million euros; Europe’s most elaborate show.

With more than 500,000 guests to date, the production has smashed all records. The New York Times recommends the Palast as “must-see” during every visit to Berlin. Lonely Planet raves about the “Glamour à la Las Vegas”. On the major review portals, up to 96 per cent of guests recommend our show.


from € 19.80


approx. 2,5 hours incl. a 25-minute interval


from 10 years


Also suitable for guests, who do not speak German

Must-See in Berlin!

Awesome effects

Glorious costumes, Gaultier at its best

Las Vegas in Berlin

The most lavish show in Europe

A dreamlike and sensual journey

Celebrity comments

Amanda Lear


It’s like a dream come true. Jean Paul always wanted to step out of his comfort zone and do something like this. And after two years of work, it’s finally real. The Palast is a monument for Berlin with an impressive story. I’m happy that it’s still open. And I would love to sing here as well.

Nana Mouskouri


I am full of enthusiasm and can hardly believe it: this is the future of theater shows! There is nothing like it anywhere else in the world. This is the beginning of something entirely new. Simply divine. It all fits together here: the music, dancing, artistry, colours.

Conchita Wurst


It is unbelievably good. The costumes are insane. I really am lost for words. It is one of the best shows I have ever seen in my life.

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 stars from over 3,400 reviews


THE ONE Grand Show was wonderful. The theatre itself is wonderful and well worth visiting. We saw THE ONE Grand Show and it was outstanding. The costumes were amazing, the singing and dancing were entertaining, and the entire evening was ...


Great night out from the first minute to the last. No trip to Berlin would be complete without a Cabaret show and this ONE was fantastic. From the moment we were welcomed at the box office to pick up our ...


The theatre is incredible. It is a communist era building that has been restored so that it looks as good, if not better, than it did when it was built. It's worth going to a show just to see the ...


Excellent theater and show. This is the most beautiful theater I have visited so far. And THE ONE Grand Show is something you should see while in Berlin. Part of the songs is in English as well as the intro ...

Gary W

Not to be missed... A remarkable indescribable show!! I bought tickets online before I arrived in Berlin. When I went to print the tickets I realized I bought them for a week earlier than my arrival date and in fact ...

Kate S

Simply the best. This show is fast and furious, full of music and colour, breathtaking effects, costume, scenery and some acrobatics you simply cannot believe possible. A stunning night out and one not to be missed. Quirky but awe inspiring. ...

Lynne S

Beautiful theatre visit. Went to see THE ONE Grand Show at this theatre and found it a wonderful experience. Recommend booking a table for the interval and pre-ordering drinks / food prior to the show. We found the process very ...


The most beautiful show in the world. We went to see THE ONE Grand Show. As we are under 25 we rang up and got tickets for a fab price on front row! The theatre itself is stunning, I loved ...

Natasha B

Awesome show! I absoutely loved everything about this show. A must see, while in Berlin. The show was electric and the costumes and performances were nothing short of amazing.


Whilst in Berlin we were keen to attend a show or an opera. German friends highly recommended seeing THE ONE Grand Show at the Friedrichstadt-Palast. The lavish colorful costumes were designed by the famous French designer Jean Paul Gaultier. The ...

Lia Shields

THE ONE Grand Show was fabulous! Some in English, some in German. The special effects were fantastic and the costumes were amazing. Every seat in the house is a good seat!

Shilpa P Musuluri

It was an amazing show. I absolutely loved the energy, costumes, music and acrobatics. It was electrifying!

Sasha la Bagasha

One of the best show I have ever seen in my entire life! I can't recommend it enough! The costumes are INSANE!

Chelsea Blubaugh

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ Fantastic, beautiful and so breathtaking. I hope to see this show again soon.

Soo Jimson

Amazing show of music and dance in both German and English. Very talented dancers, acrobats, stunning sets and of course, the costumes are fabulous. Different. The theme is deliberately surreal so go for the effects and visuals, not the story, ...

Danika Randall

Definitely worth the visit! It was a grand show for sure, seating is great and affordable. Great artists and talent as well as an awesome revamped look from the history of the Palast!

Robyn Gray

This show was absolutely amazing! There is a mixture of english and german throughout and the layout of the seating is great, so if your budget doesn't allow for centre seats, anywhere you sit you will not be disappointed! We ...

Linda Boyce-Reid

Brilliant! Outstanding costumes, award winning special effects and performances! A real pleasure to watch this spectacular show!

Priyanka Udharamani

I saw this show yesterday and it was marvellous.. haven't seen anything like this before.. the performances of each artist were breath taking.. enjoyed every bit of it..

Pambos Charalambous

Saw THE ONE Grand Show at the Palast! Astonishing! Marvellous!


THE ONE Grand Show 💃🏼👯🎭 Great emotions... amazing costumes & show 😍


This is seriously the best thing I've ever seen! Sexy, kinky, provocative, thrilling, funny and just beautiful 🌌🌈🎉


Got to watch THE ONE Grand Show yesterday and boy it was mind-blowing!! The costumes, the staging, the music, the performance, the acrobatics! OMG! The acrobatics!! 😲 We had an amazing, magical time during that show! A BOMBASTIC SHOW!!


It's a must see if you're going through Berlin or Germany ❤️👯❤️


"THE ONE" was one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen.


yesterday my fourth show so far and i loooved it! 🍸🍾


Saw the amazing THE ONE Grand Show by Jean Paul Gaultier. Absolutely great music and performances by stars like Roman Lob and Brigitte Oelten. If you come to Berlin a must see show on the biggest theater stage in the ...


Some of the world’s best acrobats – Phenomenal and energetic ballet ensemble – You will be enthralled and enraptured – This revue performance executes perfectly in terms of colour, movement, arrangements and music – Extremely friendly and professional attendants within ...


THE ONE Grand Show - a dreamlike journey through time in search of the person who means everything to us. Thank you for an amazing and unforgettable evening. 🌙


Amazing show!

Cast & creative team



Take a look at our digital programme for free, best done in full screen mode.It is also possible to order a print copy of the show programme in our online shop.

Show Music


The music for THE ONE Grand Show is now available for download from iTunes and Amazon as well as on CD. CDs can be purchased in the Palast foyer or at the box office.


Take a look behind the scenes of the world’s biggest theater stage.



Online tickets

Book tickets now – from just €19.80. Discounts are available for schoolchildren, students and senior citizens, among others.



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