Post-Western and Radar East: I hear shots and feel good

Moscow is the city of desires. Year-to-year flows of tens of thousands of young people from the Russian province in the tens of millions of metropolis. You are

Post-Western and Radar East: I hear shots and feel good

Moscow is the city of desires. Year-to-year flows of tens of thousands of young people from the Russian province in the tens of millions of metropolis. You are looking for advancement, for happiness and recognition. One of them is Alexander Aduyev is. He is a romantic, in his cynical uncle Peter Ivanovich under. The young man should be educated, the right way to deal learn. But "Sascha" dreams of his revolutionary and "to talk for so long, until it is too late". Over time he loses Faith in love and the Good in people. His dreams remain unfulfilled, the big city turns out to be an Illusion.

This "everyday story", which is repeated probably still day-to-day in all metro cities of the world, comes from the eponymous novel by Ivan Goncharov, and was adapted from the just again to court gezerrten Kirill Serebrennikov at the Gogol Center in Moscow. He transfers the 1848 published work in the presence of the capitalist Russia, and about all of the scenes with the iconic Logo of the Moscow Metro float.

a showcase for avant-garde productions

for the First time was to see his production to a wider Public now online in the digital auditorium of the German theatre, two Festivals in Berlin, try these days in a Survey of Eastern European theater landscape. While the first edition of the "post-West" is dedicated to the people's stage in the relations between Eastern European and German theatre, and for twelve productions in the order given, wants to be "Radar East" at the Deutsches Theater, a showcase for avant-garde productions of the "global East". In times of Corona, the nature must take place in accordance with in the digital space.

For the German theatre has transferred to the design of collective Cyber-robbers in the house, in a digital Graphic Novel, through which the online visitors can stroll. Theatres from Russia, Ukraine, Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Georgia, Albania and many other countries in the Region participate in the two Festivals. The aim is that the diversity of Eastern European theatre to reflect, to inspire the dramatic to Happen in this country.

The performances are "rabid, minimalist, and would say a lot of anarchic character scissors", artistic Director Ulrich Khuon, everywhere you can feel in the East the Hunger for artistic rebellion and Innovation. Strikingly, the Ukrainian theatre was particularly. While the great houses in Kiev, Lviv or Odessa still the spirit of the Soviet theatre world blows, with Director post on life and traditional Ensembles to perform the classics of Russian literature, seeking the Off-theatre scene in the country, according to a private Ukrainian theatre identity and dares to break with not only Soviet, but also Western traditions.

In the center of this development, the Left Bank Theatre DAKH, and the small group TseSho in Kiev. All three deal with the depths of your presence, process, topics such as war, the Holodomor, nationalism and corruption, and mixing different forms of theatre to each other. Improvisation, designed stage sets, the concentration on the spoken word and the game with the peculiarities of the Ukrainian language, the innovations, the free Ensembles from the often naturalistic and pompous staging of the traditional theatre delimit.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 12:20

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