Showcase Beat le Mot

Die Schwarze Mühle

From 12 years


German /  90 mins.

Place yourself in a midnight blue chest, let yourself be taken through the black mill. Past Koraktor, the crate that hides the magic book of the miller. Past twelve ravens who were still apprentices in the light of day. See the struggle of Krabat against his master. Keep going, past the clapper of the mill wheel. Do you hear the magic music? The crates and chests are stuffed with knowledge. Krabat is young, Krabat wants to know things. If you want to know things as well, we invite you to take a journey through the mill and the dark machine of the theatre.

After their “Dead Season” cycle and their “delightfully idiosyncratic adaptation of Don Quixote” (Tagesspiegel), the performance collective Showcase Beat Le Mot is back at HAU1 with their latest production, which also appeals to young audiences and features music by Barbara Morgenstern, Mike Majkowski and Viola Bornmann.


Idea & realisation: Showcase Beat Le Mot / Music: Die Figur (Barbara Morgenstern, Mike Majkowski, Viola Bornmann) / Musical concept: Barbara Morgenstern / Technical direction: Joscha Eckert / Costume: Clemens Leander / llusion: Manuel Muerte / Assistance: Christopher Hahn / Dear guests: Radwan Alsulaiman, Arne Schirmel / Production management: Olaf Nachtwey


  • Past
    Cancelled – new date will follow
    Wed 16.12.2020, 11:00 / HAU1
    Cancelled – new date will follow
    Thu 17.12.2020, 11:00 / HAU1
    Cancelled – new date will follow
    Fri 18.12.2020, 11:00 / HAU1
    Cancelled – new date will follow
    Sat 19.12.2020, 16:00 / HAU1
    Tue 1.3.2022, 11:00 / HAU1
    Wed 2.3.2022, 18:00 / HAU1
    Thu 3.3.2022, 11:00 / HAU1
    Fri 4.3.2022, 18:00 / HAU1

Access to this event according to 2G plus regulation (fully vaccinated + tested negative on the same day OR triple vaccinated without additional test). It is compulsory to wear an FFP2 mask, also during the performance. We have increased ticket capacity for this event. As part of this, we have changed our seating plan from chequerboard pattern to full seating in line with the current hygiene measures. Masks (medical or FFP2) are required throughout the event. You can find our hygiene concept here.


Production: Showcase Beat Le Mot. Co-Production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Supported by: Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa.


Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Wheelchair users are kindly requested to register their attendance at least one day before the performance. Thank you for your understanding. If you need help, please contact our Ticketing & Service team at +49 (0)30 259004-27 or send us an email to

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