Orpheus in der Oberwelt: Eine Schlepperoper


German / 

The southeastern external border of the EU is formed by a river which is called Evros in Greece and Meriç in Turkey. Many people have lost their lives crossing this border zone, heavily armed with fences and minefields by the European Border Agency Frontex. At the same time, this no-man's-land is a natural paradise. This is ancient 'Thrace,' which was already considered an archaic location even in Greek myths. Orpheus' head floated down the river Evros, still singing after being cut off by the Erinyes. Inspired by Monteverdi's opera “L’Orfeo,” the international artist collective andcompany&Co. is creating a music theatre piece, bringing the mythical significance of the area face to face with the current reality of the border zone.

Gefördert durch die Kulturstiftung des Bundes.                 

Produktion: andcompany&Co. Koproduktion: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, steirischer herbst festival (Graz), Hippodrome Scène nationale de Douai / Tandem Douai-Arras, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt/Main), FFT (Düsseldorf), Ringlokschuppen Ruhr (Mülheim an der Ruhr) und Theater im Pumpenhaus (Münster). Gefördert durch den Regierenden Bürgermeister von Berlin – Senatskanzlei – Kulturelle Angelegenheiten.


Artistic direction: andcompany&Co. / (Nicola Nord, Alexander Karschnia, Sascha Sulimma&Co.) / By and with: Irida Baglanea, Bora Balci, Knut Berger, Georg A. Bochow, Susanne Fröhlich, Simon Lenski, Alexander Karschnia, Nicola Nord, Claudia Splitt, Sascha Sulimma, Komi Mizrajim Togbonou, Reinier van Houdt&Co. / Text : Alexander Karschnia&Co. / Stage / Costume: Jan Brokof, João Loureiro&Co. / Masks: João Loureiro / Light: Gregor Knüppel&Co. / Assistant diretion: Juliane Hahn / Assistance Stage Design: Katharina Korth / Assistant Costume Design: Denise Majer / Technical direction: Marc Zeuske / Company management / Administration : Katja Sonnemann, Sigrid Hilmer


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