Description of a Painting/Bildbeschreibung

DESCRIPTION OF A PAINTING/BILDBESCHREIBUNG

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Improvisation

Author: Heiner Müller, one of the most striking 20th Century German dramatists

A tragedy of the basic earthly principle – the life and death cycle.

  • Quotes from Arthur Schopenhauer and Friedrich Nietzsche, Buddhist tradition and the Japanese classical theatre No.
  • On the background of prejudices between Czech and German languages, the performance deals with prejudices and stereotypes between men and women.

…I’ve told you not to come back, the dead are dead…

International cast: a Czech-German team of four actors rehearsed the play paralelly in Czech and German.

…a murder is a change of sex, alien in one’s own body…

The production team:
Actors: Tereza Richtrová, Kristina Günther-Vieweg, Radomír Švec, Daniel Merten
Director: Jiří Honzírek
Translation: Aleš Urválek
Dramaturgy: Katarína Koišová
Stage design: Martina Zwyrtek, Petra Kučerová
Music: Jiří Starý
Lighting: Jan Šuškleb
Sound: Víťa Halška
Productione: Jitka Podlezlová
Premiere 15 Nov. 2007