Programme

Benny Claessens

Measure for Pleasure – Another Period Piece

Performance

German and English / 160 min. (Intermission incl.)

In his most recent work Benny Claessens deals with familiar and forgotten moments in the history of the representation of women. On stage performers Rob Fordeyn and Teresa Vittucci deconstruct the mythology of woman as created by man, summoning up the sensual awakening of a new cult, the female resistance and the turn of societal conditions in favor of a luscious life full of desire, ecstasy and fulfillment. After the successful HAU production “The Last Goodbye/Vibrant Matter“ in June 2018, Claessens now returns to HAU Hebbel am Ufer.

Cast

Concept and direction: Benny Claessens / Performance: Rob Fordeyn, Teresa Vittucci / Voices: Kate Strong, Antonio Mattioli, Thelma Buabeng, Dean Hutton / Set: Stefan Britze / Costume: Teresa Vergho / Dramaturgy: Tine Milz / Assistance direction: Gabriel Wörfel / Assistance costume: Anja Temperli / Internship set and Live-Camera: Lea-Anna Niedermann

Dates

  • Past
    German premiere
    Sat 7.3.2020, 19:00 / HAU3
    Sun 8.3.2020, 19:00 / HAU3

Credits

Production: Playground Theater Akademie Neumarkt.

Location

HAU3
Tempelhofer Ufer 10, 10963 Berlin

Access by means of a stairwell (3rd floor). Use of lift possible by prior arrangement.

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