Ratzke wins Musical Award
At the Musical Award Gala in Rotterdam, Ratzke won a Musical Award for Best Lead Actor for The Rocky Horror Show. The Gala was broadcasted live on Dutch Television and...
Ratzke & Band on tour with ‘20th Century Songs’
In March Ratzke & Band will be on tour with their brand new show ‘20th Century Songs’. A show with Ratzke’s favourites from artist like Nina Simone, Grace Jones, Nick...
Amazing reviews for THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW.
After it’s successful run at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam the show got all these wonderfull 4-5 star reviews. Ratzke stars in the lead as Dr Frank ’n Furter and got enormous...
Ratzke TV night on German national Television
On august 7 German television SR/SWR will broadcast three Ratzke shows in a row: The new special SONGS IN A CABARET and two episode of his Talk/Music show RATZKE’S RENDEZVOUS....
ROCKY HORROR SHOW two weeks in Amsterdam
The cult rock show starring Sven Ratzke as Dr Frank’n Furtner wil be performing from July 27-August 8 at ITA (International Theater Amsterdam, Stadsschouwburg). Ticket sale started now and limited...
Ratzke returns with TV specials
During the lockdown Sven Ratzke produced two TV specials for national Dutch Televison. One was around his show WHERE ARE WE NOW (still available online on NPOStart) and the second...
“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...
|17/05/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Leuven, BE — Schouwburg|
|19/05/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Schiedam, NL — Wennekerpand|
|20/05/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Hendrik Ido Ambacht, NL — CC Cascade|
|21/05/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Steenwijk, NL — Theater de Meent|
|22/05/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Roermond, NL — ECI|
|25/05/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Meppel, NL — Ogterop|
|28/05/2022||HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Berlin, DE — Renaissance Theater|
|29/05/2022||HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Berlin, DE — Renaissance Theater|
|30/05/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Amsterdam, NL — Delamar Theater|
|01/06/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Uden, NL — Theater de Markant|
|04/06/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Cuijk, NL — Schouwburg|
|08/06/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - New York, USA — Joe’s Pub at the Public Theatre|
|09/06/2022||20TH CENTURY SONGS - New York, USA — Lincoln Center|
|11/06/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Hoorn, NL — Theater Hoorn|
|17/06/2022||HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Berlin, DE — Renaissance Theater|
|18/06/2022||HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Berlin, DE — Renaissance Theater|
|19/06/2022||HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH - Berlin, DE — Renaissance Theater|
|20/06/2022||WHERE ARE WE NOW - Berlin, DE — Bar Jeder Vernunft|
|24/06/2022||VIVA LA DIVA - Köln, DE — Funkhaus|
|02/07/2022||VIVA LA DIVA, WDR Orchestra - , DE — Rheingau Musikfest|
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‘“