“Hedwig takes Berlin by storm!”
Hedwig returned to Berlin and took the city by Storm. Audiences and the press love the show. Hedwig will return every month for one weekend to the gorgeous Renaissance Theater...
Ratzke reprises Hedwig and the Angy Inch in Berlin
After the announcement that the Rocky Horror Show wil be postpone its tour to next season we can share the exciting news that Ratzke will star again as Hedwig in...
Ratzke back this summer on tour
Ratzke will be back on tour this summer! After canceling all gigs due Covid19 Ratzke didn’t sit still and created some exciting plans for this summer. In Juli and August...
Albums Ratzke Available for order again
For these hard and strange times we decided to make it possible to order our albums again.It’s a great way to support us and and to enjoy our music again....
Where Are We Now Premiere in Amsterdam
After Berlin and New York Where Are We Now had finally its premiere in a sold out De Kleine Komedie in Amsterdam. Not only the audience loved the show but...
Where Are We Now is a hit in New York
Ratzke just returned from his run in New York with his new show Where Are We Now. The two week run at legendary La Mama Theatre in downtown NYC was...
Standing ovations and rave reviews in Berlin
Standing ovations and rave reviews in Berlin What a premiere! What a night! Ratzke’s new show Where Are We Now had a triumph opening night in Berlin. Standing ovations and...
Ratzke in Rocky Horror Show
Exciting news: Sven Ratzke will play the lead in the legendary rock musical The Rocky Horror Show in the season 2020-2021. Ratzke will not only play the part of Dr Frank n...
New Album & World Tour Where Are We Now
Very exciting news! After months of preparation Sven Ratzke will release his new album Where Are We Now. Available as Cd, Vinyl and digital download. The album contains many of...
Ratzke announces new show WHERE ARE WE NOW
Sven Ratzke has announced his new show in the dutch press: ‘Where are we now’. The show is a intimate rollercoaster into the world of David Bowie, with brand new...
Ratzke and Claron McFadden return with Groschenblues
Ratzke & Band will be reunited this year with star soprano Claron Mcfadden and multi instrumentalist Fay Lovsky in Groschenblues. For 4 exclusive shows they return in may with their...
Starman at Christmas Amsterdam. The very last shows!
For all of you who dind’t see it or want to see it again: STARMAN, with the music of David Bowie comes to Amsterdam for the very last time. On...
About Sven Ratzke
Over a career spanning more than two decades Sven Ratzke has become that rare thing: a cabaret superstar. He has appeared at many prestigious venues around the world including Concertgebouw (Amsterdam’s Carnegie Hall); Bertolt Brecht’s legendary Berliner Ensemble in Berlin; the Sydney Operahouse; and Lincoln Center in New York City.
His most recent show, Homme Fatale, toured international and received high critical acclaim. With mostly new originally songs and costumes designed by legendary Thierry Mugler it was a new step in Ratzke incredible versatile career.
His show Starman, featured the music of David Bowie was a smash hit at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival (and winner best festival show 2016) and toured around the globe among Australia where it was nominated for the Helpmann Award (the Aussie equivalent of a Tony Award). As an actor, Ratzke starred as Hedwig in the Dutch/German production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch and was hailed by the show’s creator, John Cameron Mitchell, as “the best Hedwig I’ve ever seen!”
Ratzke has worked with many legendary performers and orchestra’s including Nina Hagen, Fassbinder muse Hanna Schygulla, Grammy-nominated opera singer Claron McFadden, dutch singer Ellen ten Damme, London based cultband The Tiger Lillies, The Metropole Orkest, Asko Schöneberg Ensemble and NYC icons Justin Vivian Bond and Joey Arias.
Ratzke expended also his artistic horizon into Television, creating his own talk/ music show for German national Television (ARD) called „Ratzke’s Rendezvous“.
***** Tagesspiegel, Berlin
“The shark has feathers: Ratzke is the homme fatale, the glamour animal on stage”
***** The Stage London
“Ratzke is Surreal, funny and musically sublime”
***** Timeout New York
“Ratzke is the Polyglot of Cabaret, the most exciting star of his generation.”
***** The Daily Mail
“Above all there’s Ratzke himself, a larger then life Supernova, who’s energy is endless and interpretation are haunting“
***** Limelight Magazine
“Cabaret at it’s finest!“
***** Die Welt
“A powder keg of energy and enthusiasm, primed to explode!“
***** The Examiner
“Sven Ratzke, a Dutch Wunderkind, is a cabaret artist of the highest calibre”
***** de Volkskrant
“Ratzke is a man of the world. Wow, what a entertainer ! ”
**** NRC Handelsblad
„Ratzke is an irresistible stage performer!“
***** Het Parool
“If David Bowie and Eddie Izzard would have a love child, it would be Sven Ratzke“
***** Berliner Zeitung
“The wonder boy of Entertainment“
***** Hamburger Morgenpost
“In the end Ratzke gets them all. He’s simply a ‘Gesamtkunstwerk‘“