Mandragola Fritz Rémond Theater im Zoo
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Mandragola

Some plays can withstand the test of time. But a satire, with a very specific and personal target (the Medici family, who had barred Machiavelli from Florence’s political life) and slight date-rape overtones,...
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November

  David Mamet’s November is at times uncomfortably relevant to today’s political world, but the farcical hilarity softens the blow of the racist, greedy, manipulative implications of our highest off...
Die Nervensäge, Markus Majowski
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Die Nervensäge

Die Nervensäge is a tale of classic meet cute. Mafia hit man, Ralph (Christian Fischer) books a hotel room for an everyday assassination when through crazy happenstance the room is double booked! And who shoul...
Orpheus in der Unterwelt Papageno Musiktheater
3.0★ ★ ★

Orpheus in der Unterwelt

The tragic tale of Orpheus and Eurydice gets a little twisted in Orpheus in der Unterwelt. And by twisted I mean everyone seems surprisingly happy that Orpheus is tricked into leaving Eurydice in the Underworld...
3.0★ ★ ★

Ladies Night

For something with a tagline claiming to be “ALL OR NOTHING”, Ladies Night turned out to be pretty middle of the road. Ladies Night is a 1987 New Zealand hit comedy about a group of down on their luck, work...
3.0★ ★ ★

Auf ein Neues

The new year is the perfect time for new beginnings (or so expensive diet plans would have us believe….). So it’s perfectly fitting that Die Kömodie kicks off the new year with a production of Antoine Raul...
Eugen Onegin, Oper Frankfurt © Barbara Aumüller
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Eugen Onegin

Love is a fickle thing, always striking too late or too soon. In Tchaikovsky’s Eugen Onegin, love hits too soon, too late, and too uncertainly for sisters Olga (Judita Nagyová) and Tatiana (Sara Jakubiak) an...
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Auf und Davon

Auf und Davon, a little German phrase that captures so much. It variously means to elope or a bird that starts to fly and is suddenly gone. But the most relevant definition here is to start something and to go ...
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The Tempest

Four hundred years and the final piece of a legacy, LOFT’s The Tempest celebrates the enduring humanity that Shakespeare has left us. The Tempest takes us to Prospero’s island, 12 years after he had been ov...