Programme

Masha Qrella

Woanders

With texts by Thomas Brasch

MusicPerformance

German / approx. 80 min.

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The musician Masha Qrella first became aware of the German author Thomas Brasch in Marion Brasch’s novel “Ab jetzt ist Ruhe.” The author’s personal perspective seemed familiar to her: A family story of GDR nomenclature from the perspective of the little sister. She started to read texts by Thomas Brasch, and they stuck with her. In this musical dialogue with herself, her fellow musicians and guests, she confronts the audience with the intense challenges in Brasch’s poems, to participate in the struggle with the world and with one’s own existence within it. “Woanders” attempts “to think the monstrous first of all” and to create the space that Brasch yearned for as “staying where I’ve never been.” A place that connects outside and inside, “below and above the fairy tale.”

Cast

Concept & composition: Masha Qrella / Music: Masha Qrella, Andreas Bonkowski, Chikara Aoshima, Tarik Aslan / Guests: Tarwater, Chris Imler, Dirk von Lowtzow, Marion Brasch / Sound design: Tadklimp / Video concept: Diana Näcke / Media scenography: xenorama (Marcel Bückner, Tim Heinze, Richard Oeckel, Lorenz Potthast, Moritz Richartz) / Set & costumes: Emma Cattell / Technical direction & lighting design: Max Wegner / Dramaturgy & production management: Christina Runge / Project management & finances: Anke Marschall / Artistic collaboration: Marion Epp / Texts: Thomas Brasch

Dates

  • Past
    Premiere
    Wed 4.12.2019, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 5.12.2019, 20:00 / HAU2
    Fri 6.12.2019, 20:00 / HAU2
    Sat 7.12.2019, 20:00 / HAU2

Credits

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Location

HAU2
Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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