Burning Down the House: A Conversation about „The State“

Annegret: There’s a black table with a square pit in the middle. It contains a stack of envelopes. A stark spotlight illuminates the table, and a microphone dangles from the ceiling. We’re seeing “The State” by Bulgarian playwright Alexander Manuiloff. Well, we’re not exactly seeing it. We’re participating in it. We’re expecting it to start but… Burning Down the House: A Conversation about „The State“ weiterlesen

OK, OK: Reflections on „Die Schutzbefohlenen“

“Just write something!” OK, OK. When the actors speak in German, there are English surtitles. When the actors speak in English, there no German surtitles. Why is “dolphin” in all caps? DOLPHIN. DOLPHIN. DOLPHIN. A crucifix. Evening gowns. Hoodies. Zippers. Barbed wire. Teddy bears. What role does pity play in the theater? After the show,… OK, OK: Reflections on „Die Schutzbefohlenen“ weiterlesen

English Audio Review: Die Schutzbefohlenen

Straight out of Die Schutzbefohlenen Theresa and Annegret from the blog orchestra sat down with UK theatre bloggers Megan Vaughan and Andrew Haydon to talk about the show.   Die Schutzbefohlenen von Elfriede Jelinek Regie/Bühne: Nicolas Stemann, Kostüme: Katrin Wolfermann, Musik: Daniel Regenberg/Nicolas Stemann, Live-Musik: Daniel Regenberg, Video: Claudia Lehmann, Dramaturgie: Stefanie Carp Mit: Thelma Buabeng, Ernest Allan Hausmann, Felix… English Audio Review: Die Schutzbefohlenen weiterlesen