Platonov – The Premiere

The final Theatertreffen 2012 production to premiere is the black sheep of the family. All its other relatives have been and gone, throwing paint on the bare walls of their sets, chatting to their audiences and, in certain isolated incidents... weiterlesen »

Your Day at TT (17)

It’s not over just yet: we have one more action-packed day of Theatertreffen 2012 ahead of us before everything gets packed up. 12pm – Actress Nina Hoss will present the Alfred Kerr Actor’s Prize to her favourite performer of the... weiterlesen »

Watching the Clock

After the jury’s selection was announced, Theatertreffen director Yvonne Büdenhölzer named two defining features of this year’s choices: “Collective” and “Time.” Interestingly, the latter was expressed in a deliberately negative way by the festival itself: The phrase “Waste My Time”... weiterlesen »

Running the Faust-Marathon

Director Nicolas Stemann appeared on stage with a microphone at the start of nearly every section of his Faust I+II to explain the plot of Goethe’s two-part tragedy bit by bit as the performance unravelled. “Unravelled” feels like an accurate description... weiterlesen »