Boris Nikitin



German / approx. 1,5 hours

In a mix of experimental documentary performance and queer music theatre, the performer and electronic musician Julia*n Meding plays the part of a contemporary Hamlet, revolting against reality. Hamlet’s story is used as a way to reflect on identity, individuality, madness and reality. “Hamlet” as poetic revolt: raw, coarse, confrontational, antisocial, dazzling. With musical support from the Basel string quartet “Der musikalische Garten”.


Concept, Direction: Boris Nikitin / Performance: Julia*n Meding / String quartet: Der musikalische Garten / Design: Nadia Fistarol / Text: Boris Nikitin, Julia*n Meding / Surtitles: Dóra Kapusta / Songs: Uzrukki Schmidt / Music concept: Boris Nikitin, Uzrukki Schmidt, Matthias Meppelink, Der musikalische Garten / Video: Georg Lendorff, Elvira Isenring / Dramaturgy, Sound: Matthias Meppelink / Design assistance: Susanna Lombardo, Helene Hunziker / Technical Direction, Light: Benjamin Hauser / Production management: Annett Hardegen

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  • Past
    Wed 7.6.2017, 20:00 / HAU2
    Thu 8.6.2017, 20:00 / HAU2
    Fri 9.6.2017, 20:00 / HAU2


Co-production: Kaserne Basel, Gessnerallee (Zurich), Théatre Vidy (Lausanne), Ringlokschuppen Ruhr (Mülheim an der Ruhr). Supported by: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, La Villette (Paris), Münchner Kammerspiele, Südpol (Luzern).

Supported by: Fachausschuss Theater und Tanz BS/BL, Pro Helvetia, Ernst Göhner, Migros-Kulturprozent, Kunststiftung NRW.


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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