Schauplatz International / raumlaborberlin / Martin Lorenz



Don’t idealists themselves set the trap that they blithely fall into? Starting from observations on the Italian Renaissance, on Buster Keaton’s silent film “One Week” and on their own lives, Schauplatz International looks into what idealism means and why its proponents appear odd when confronted with reality. While Martin Lorenz makes the music based on mathematical proportions and using citations from the Renaissance composer Andrea Gabrieli, the group, based in Bern and Berlin, erects a monument to idealism, to the comic and to themselves, using a construction set and plans from raumlaborberlin – thus carrying out an action that would seem to be as concrete as possible in the symbolic space of the theatre.

Koproduktion: HAU Hebbel am Ufer, Schlachthaus Theater Bern, Dampfzentrale Bern, Kaserne Basel, Ringlokschuppen Mülheim. Gefördert aus Mitteln des Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin), durch die Stadt Bern, Kanton Bern, Migros Kulturprozent, Pro Helvetia, Ernst-Göhner-Stiftung, Artephila Stiftung und die Bürgergemeinde Bern.


Idee, Konzept, Realisation: : Schauplatz International / Mit:: Martin Bieri, Anna-Lisa Ellend, Albert Liebl, Lars Studer / Konzept, Raum, Kostüme:: raumlaborberlin / Komposition, Schlagzeug:: Martin Lorenz / Akkordeon: : Silke Lange / Technik, Lichtdesign: : Max Stelzl / Produktions- leitung: : Ralf Grunwald, Eva-Maria Bertschy / Recherche und Vermittlung Italien: : Anna Gubiani / Öffentlichkeits- arbeit: : DON Kommunikation


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    Thu 9.1.2014, 20:00 / HAU1
    Fri 10.1.2014, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sat 11.1.2014, 20:00 / HAU1
    Sun 12.1.2014, 17:00 / HAU1


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