In conversation with Susanne Kennedy

(A summary of Q&A held with the Theatertreffen 20 visitors) Susanne Kennedy is a leading figure in European theatre. Still young at just thirty-seven years old, Kennedy received a great deal of critical ...

Nora Amin in conversation with Rivka Jacobson

Nora Amin, an Egyptian theatre director, performer, chorographer, and theatre educator. In 2000 she founded Lamusica Independent Theatre Group in Cairo and has since then brought about 36 theatre, dance and mu...

In conversation with Ivan Panteleev

Ivan Panteleev’s production of Waiting For Godot* is among the 10 ‘most remarkable’ 2014 productions and fittingly has been awarded the Theatertreffen prize. We met after Premiere performance at the Deuts...

Warten auf Godot (Waiting for Godot)

A spotlight flits across a light-coloured width of material on Mark Lammert’s set, which contracts as if to form the hub of the world, disappearing into the gorge of a funnel in which two men stand. Vladimir...

John Gabriel Borkman

In the interpretation of Karin Henkel and designer Katrin Nottrodt, the realms of upstairs and downstairs, described by Ibsen as strictly separated living conditions at the Borkmans‘, melt into a single disma...

die unverheiratete (the unmarried)

Three women, three generations, an unresolved past that stinks of betrayal and blind obedience: “the unmarried” connects April 1945 with the present. Back then, a woman shopped a soldier to the Nazis after ...

Die Schutzbefohlenen (The Supplicants)

In the end, after various attempts of representation by accomplished actors from the Thalia Theater’s company, finally the Lampedusa refugees from Hamburg’s St. Pauli Church raise their own voices in Nicola...