Every year, the Grand Shows, children’s shows and guest appearances attract 700,000 visitors. Making the Palast by far the number one among the Berlin theaters. With more than 160 participants in every performance, including more than one hundred artists, it is also the largest ensuite show in the world. The main hall seats 1,899 and features main, side, front and back stages, a water basin and podiums. There is a total of 2,200 square metres of stage in addition to a further 700 square metres of further space featuring state-of-the-art technology for move around.
Today the new Palast has arrived in the twenty-first century. The Grand Shows offer state-of-the-art aesthetics and are packed with the latest high-tech effects. The Palast is renowned for its 60-person ballet group, 16-member show band, and Young Ensemble with 250 Berlin kids aged seven to 16. In February, the show palace is transformed into a film palace when it becomes the Berlinale’s biggest cinema. The Palast is owned by the city of Berlin.