Christiane Rösinger / HAU

Die große Klassenrevue

Part of “Who Owns the World?”


German /  English surtitles /  100 mins.

In 1924, Erwin Piscator’s proletarian “Revue Roter Rummel” had its premiere in Berlin to an enthusiastic audience of workers. Now, 99 years later, musician and author Christiane Rösinger is bringing a contemporary agit-pop revue to the stage, scrupulously using all the possibilities of performance to illuminate the class relations of today. Seven experts and a band will deconstruct the “myth of the middle class” and the fashionable term “classism”, refute the stubborn legend of advancement through achievement and education, offer antidotes to inherited shame in leftists, and allow the audience to share in the rich experiences of precarious life. Stories of sidestepping instead of upward mobility! The show also features authors Stefanie Sargnagel and Paula Irmschler as well as familiar comrades from the successful productions “Stadt unter Einfluss” and “Planet Egalia”.


Idea, text and composition: Christiane Rösinger / Director: Meike Schmitz, Christiane Rösinger / Co-composition: Paul Pötsch / Musical director: Laura Landergott, Paul Pötsch / Band: Laura Landergott, Paul Pötsch, Albertine Sarges / Performance: Sila Davulcu, Doreen Kutzke, Paula Irmschler, Julie Miess, Minh Duc Pham, Christiane Rösinger, Stefanie Sargnagel, Andreas Schwarz / Stage: Marlene Lockemann, Sina Manthey / Costume: Svenja Gassen / Mask: Thomas Korn & Juli Schulz / Video and live camera: Kathrin Krottenthaler / Choreography: Rúben Nsue / Lighting design: Hans Leser / Collaboration direction: Stella Nikisch / Collaboration stage: Rosina Zeus / Collaboration costume: Katharina Achterkamp, Aleix Ilusa / Collaboration dramaturgy and production: Lisa Homburger / Assistant choreography: Sara Fernández / Translation: Lyz Pfister / Setup and operating surtitles: Andrew Clarke (Panthea) / Artistic advice: Aenne Quiñones (HAU) / Technical direction: Amina Nouns (HAU) / Production management: Chiara Galesi (HAU)


  • Current
    Sat 23.9.2023, 20:00 / HAU1
  • Past
    Wed 20.9.2023, 20:00 / HAU1
    Thu 21.9.2023, 20:00 / HAU1
    Fri 22.9.2023, 20:00 / HAU1

Further Information

  • Visitor note

    This performance includes strobe light. 


20.+23.9., 19:00: Introduction for blind and visually impaired visitors


Part of “Who owns the world? A programme Series on Class Relations” by HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Production: Christiane Rösinger / HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Funded by: Hauptstadtkulturfonds.


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