Programme 2008

Everybody's Cryin' Mercy

Mose Allison & Bettye LaVette

Musical director: Joe Henry

Bridges On The River

Allen Toussaint & Meshell Ndegeocello

Musical director: Joe Henry

Flesh and Blood, Hearts and Minds

Billy Bragg & Rosanne Cash

Musical Director: Joe Henry


Vergessene Strasse

Based on the novel »Vergeten straat« by Louis Paul Boon, adapted by Koen Haagdorens in cooperation with Paul Slangen

Director: Johan Simons


A walk-in state of emergency – Text by Rolf Dieter Brinkmann, Music by Schorsch Kamerun and Carl Oesterhelt

Idea, concept: Katja Eichbaum, Schorsch Kamerun
Director: Schorsch Kamerun
Stage designer: Constanze Kümmel
The singer: Sandra Hüller


les ballets C de la B / Alain Platel / Fabrizio Cassol

Concept, Director: Alain Platel
Music: Fabrizo Cassol

Furcht und Zittern

A musical comedy by Händl Klaus and Lars Wittershagen

Director: Sebastian Nübling
Musical director: Lars Wittershagen
Décor and costumes: Muriel Gerstner


Probably an Opera in 2 acts, by Mnozil Brass and Bernd Jeschek

Composition: Mnozil Brass
Book and director: Bernd Jeschek

Eine Kirche der Angst vor dem Fremden in mir

A Fluxus Oratorium by Christoph Schlingensief

Concept, director: Christoph Schlingensief

Die Nacht

By Einar Schleef, Gabriele Gerecke, Bertrand Sauvat and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Director, stage designer: Anna Viebrock


Based on the film »Rocco e i suoi fratelli« by Luchino Visconti, Pasquale Festa Campanile, Massimo Franciosa, Giovanna Cecchi, Enrico Medioli, Vasco Pratolini, stage adaptation from the Dutch by Eva Pieper and Alexandra Schmiedebach

Director: Ivo van Hove
Stage-, lighting designer: Jan Versweyveld


Spurensuche ...

Three concerts on the road to a musical future

O, nuit d'amour ... !

An evening with Veselina Kasarova and Jan Josef Liefers

Work: Luc Bondy

BO-Kino: Luc Bondy

Films and recordings

King Lear

By William Shakespeare, in a new translation by Marie-Louise Bischofberger, Luc Bondy and Geoffrey Layton, the Fool's songs transcribed by Peter Handke

Director: Luc Bondy
Stage designer: Richard Peduzzi

La Seconde Surprise de l'amour

A comedy in three acts by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain Marivaux

Director: Luc Bondy
Stage-, lighting designer: Karl-Ernst Herrmann



A dance piece by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Alain Franco

Is you me

A duet for two unique artists

Concept: Benoît Lachambre
Creation: Benoît Lachambre, Louise Lecavalier, Laurent Goldring


Maries Bücher

Readings for a friend

With: Hedi Kriegeskotte, Christine Schönfeld, Anne Tismer, Jürgen Uter, Klaus Weiss

Fremde Heimat

Stories and poems in one language by young authors from many cultures

With: Sherko Fatah, Nuran David Calis, Daniela Janjic

Mit der Seele suchen

One Sunday and three poets

With: Terézia Mora, Christoph Ransmayr, Ilija Trojanow


Theatre texts and prose by and with Ermine Sevgi Özdamar and Birol Ünel

Welt erfahren

Cees Nooteboom reads from his collected works, Werner Wölber reads the author’s poems


Was tun?

Between being a foreigner and belonging in Germany

With: Necla Kelek, Mustafa Yeneroglu, Thomas Kufen, Tarik Al-Wazir


The emergence of a man

Idea, puppetry: Neville Tranter


A conversation with Carolin Emcke, Jan Assmann and Dieter Borchmeyer

Junge Triennale

Theatre academy for children

Under the patronage of The President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr Norbert Lammert


A magical theatrical experience for children in the saline plant

Director: Sue Buckmaster
Stage-, costume designer, co-director: Lou Wilson
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We’re going to Berlin!

Excursion on 20 September for young people age 12 and upwards to the German Bundestag to meet the President of the German Bundestag, Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert, Patron of the Theatre Academy for Children