Jan Fabre / Troubleyn

This is theatre like it was to be expected and foreseen


480 min During the performance it is possible to leave the auditorium and return later on. The bar will remain open for the entire duration of the performance.

The title’s tautological structure (it is as it was) is essentially a double negation. This production is not theatre, and certainly not as was foreseen. What could have been expected was fiction, but it is more work than play. Fabre succeeds in creating a universe that shakes theatre to its core, and definitively tears down any potential definitions that might have still been standing.

Production re-enactment 2012: Troubleyn/Jan Fabre (Antwerp). Co-production: Desingel (Antwerpen), Romaeuropa Festival (Rome).


Direction:: Jan Fabre / Music:: Guy Drieghe / Costume Design:: Pol Engels / Assistance to the Director:: Miet Martens, Renèe Copraij / Performers:: Maria Dafneros, Piet Defrancq, Melissa Guerin, Carlijn Koppelmans, Georgios Kotsifakis, Lisa May, Giulia Perelli, Gilles Polet, Pietro Quadrino, Merel Severs, Kasper Vandenberghe / Kostüme:: Katarzyna Mielczarek / Technical Crew:: Thomas Vermaercke / Production Management:: Helmut Van den Meersschaut


  • Past
    Fri 12.4.2013, 18:00 / HAU1
    Sat 13.4.2013, 22:00 / HAU1


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