Programme

She She Pop

Mauern

Theatre

German / approx. 100 min.

Ten years ago with their production “Schubladen” (“Drawers” ), members of She She Pop sat across from some of their East German contemporaries. “Drawers” explored the systemic conditions that forged their identities, showing two strong ideologies and opposing doctrines each with their inner logic. 

As a mental extension of “Schubladen” , She She Pop has once again invited various guests for their new production, “Mauern” (“Walls”). Together, they travel through time to past moments and possible futures. The journey takes the audience along walls that permeate how we perceive shared reality and its emotional impact. She She Pop and guests sift through the rubble of documentary material and combine it with futuristic camera technology to turn the stage into a time capsule. In it, our heroines try to pull themselves out of the quagmire of their present and the baggage of their past lives to look at possible visions. In doing so, they try to form a community that surpasses linguistic or physical barriers, which are outside the range of solidarity or imagination or even brutally defined by visa requirements.

Cast

Idea and concept: She She Pop / By and with: (performed in alternating line-up): Sebastian Bark, Natasha Borenko, Johanna Freiburg, Annett Gröschner, Jahye Khoo,Alexandra Lachmann, Katharina Lorenz, Lisa Lucassen, Peggy Mädler, Mieke Matzke, Ilia Papatheodorou, Wenke Seemann, Berit Stumpf / Dramaturgy: She She Pop, Annett Gröschner, Peggy Mädler / Artistic Collaboration: Rodrigo Zorzanelli Cavalcanti, Natasha Borenko / Director of Photography-Video Installation: Benjamin Krieg / Video Support: Rocío Rodriguez / Sets: Sandra Fox / Costumes: Lea Søvsø / Costumes Assistance: Lilli Hillerich / Music: Max Knoth with Maria Schneider / Sound Design: Xavier Perrone / Technical Director and Light design: Sven Nichterlein / Production: Chiara Galesi / Workshop-Input: Lavinia Knop-Walling / Interns: María Giacaman, Ruth Lindner / Workshop Input: Lavinia Knop-Walling / Rehearsal Interpretation (German/Korean): Eunsoon Jung / English live translation: PANTHEA - Anna Johannsen, Irina Bondas / Audio description: Pingpong Translation & Subtitling - Martina Reuter, Johanna Krins / PR, Communication: ehrliche arbeit – freies Kulturbüro / Freelance communication Support: Tina Ebert / Financial Administration: Aminata Oelßner / Company Management: Elke Weber

Dates

  • Past
    Premiere
    Wed 7.12.2022, 19:00 / HAU1
    Thu 8.12.2022, 19:00 / HAU1
    Sat 10.12.2022, 20:30 / HAU1
    Sun 11.12.2022, 19:00 / HAU1
    Cancelled
    Mon 12.12.2022, 19:00 / HAU1
    Cancelled
    Tue 13.12.2022, 19:00 / HAU1
    Repertoire
    Wed 25.1.2023, 20:00 / HAU1
    Repertoire
    Thu 26.1.2023, 19:00 / HAU1
    Repertoire
    Fri 27.1.2023, 19:00 / HAU1
Notes:

10.12.: German with simultaneous English translation
11.12.: Haptic Access Tour 18:00 and German audio description 19:00 (please register at tickets@hebbel-am-ufer.de)

26.1.: German with simultaneous English translation / Afterwards: Artist talk moderated by Stephanie Rohde 
27.1.: Haptic Access Tour 18:00 and German audio description 19:00 (please register at tickets@hebbel-am-ufer.de)

Credits

Production: She She Pop. Co-production: HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin, FFT Düsseldorf, HELLERAU – Europäisches Zentrum der Künste, Kampnagel (Hamburg), Künstler*innenhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt am Main), Schauspiel Leipzig. Supported by Theaterhaus Berlin Mitte. Funded by Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Hauptstadtkulturfonds, Rudolf Augstein Stiftung.

Special thanks to the photographers and archivists who have provided photographic material from their artistic works: Arwed Messmer, with works from the series “Anonyme Mitte, Anonymous heart, Berlin”, Nuremberg 2010, and “Inventarisierung der Macht. Die Berliner Mauer aus anderer Sicht”. By Annett Gröschner and Arwed Messmer, Berlin 2016; Robert Polidori, with works from the series “Zones of Exclusion PRIPRYAT AND CHERNOBYL”; Andreas Rost, Courtesy Collection Regard, Berlin, with works from the series “Das Jahr 1990 freilegen”, “Wahlgang”, “Mauern Ramallah” and “Der unbekannte Oscar Niemeyer in Algiers”; Wenke Seemann, with works from the series “and the moon is a blind eye” und “ARCHIVDIALOGE #1 – Bauplan Zukunft”; Benjamin Krieg with works from his archive.

Location

HAU1
Stresemannstr. 29, 10963 Berlin

There are two marked parking spots in front of the building. Access to the Parkett by means of a separate entrance with lift when necessary. Barrier-free restroom facilities are available. Wheelchair users are kindly requested to register their attendance at least one day before the performance. Thank you for your understanding. If you need help, please contact our Ticketing & Service team at +49 (0)30 259004-27 or send us an email to tickets@hebbel-am-ufer.de.

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