Die Technik des Glücks – Eine Franz-Jung-Revue


German / approx. 120 min

100 years ago Franz Jung was sitting in his office at Hallesches Ufer 32, the same address as HAU2, where he and his friends stamped Spartacus slogans on banknotes. The revolution failed, like a lot of other things in the life of the writer, poet, revolutionary, anarchist, finance expert, battleship hijacker, playwright, and co-founder of the Communist Workers’ Party of Germany. Franz Jung is one of the most audacious figures in the 20th century. His excessive endeavours to get society to improve, his razor-sharp analyses of conditions are effective to this day. His companions form the ‘Who’s Who’ of the artistic, political and social avant-garde. On the occasion of the 100 year anniversary of the November Revolution, the whole team faces off with Franz Jung, who is needed today, perhaps more urgently than ever, even if in 1953 he wrote: “If I ever come back to Germany, then let it be just as drifting flotsam.”

After the show on November 15, there will be an artist talk with the team and Peter Laudenbach. Laudenbach is a journalist and theatre critic for brand eins, Süddeutsche Zeitung, tip, a.o.


Artistic Direction: Annett Gröschner und Hanna Mittelstädt / Direction: Rosmarie Vogtenhuber / With: Wolfgang Krause Zwieback, Robert Stadlober und Corinna Harfouch ( im Film) / Live Music: Die Sterne (Christoph Leich, Frank Spilker, Dyan Valdes, Thomas Wenzel) / Set, Film: Constanze Fischbeck / Costumes: Katja Schmidt / Camera: Siska / Text Version: Annett Gröschner, Hanna Mittelstädt, Rosmarie Vogtenhuber unter Verwendung von Texten Franz Jungs / Technical Direction: Maximilian Wegner / Assistance Direction: Anna-Maria Schwindack / Assistance Set and Costume: Natalia Orendain del Castillo, Ana Cristina Solano / Production Management: Kaja Jakstat


  • Past
    Wed 14.11.2018, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 15.11.2018, 20:00 / HAU2
    Fri 16.11.2018, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sat 17.11.2018, 20:00 / HAU2


Co-produktion: HAU Hebbel am Ufer. Funded by: Hauptstadtkulturfonds.

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Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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