Akademietheater

Schwarzwasser

Elfriede Jelinek &
15. Mar, Sun
19:00
amendments
Abo 22 / B!
Regie und Bühne Robert Borgmann , /
Kostüme Bettina Werner , /
Komposition Rashad Becker , /
Chorleitung Christine Groß , /
Licht Friedrich Rom , /
Dramaturgie Sabrina Zwach , /
Chor Verena Tranker , / Chor Julia Mikusch , / Chor Safira Robens , / Chor Lili Winderlich , / Chor Etienne Halsdorf , / Chor Caroline Baas , / Chor August Elias Kirschgens , / Chor Sebastian Egger , / Chor Enzo Brumm , / Chor Katharina Rose , / Chor Amalia Takács , /
Sängerinnen Verena Tranker , / Sängerinnen Amalia Takács , /
Duration
195 minutes 1 Pause
Schwarzwasser

A Spanish island, an Austrian politician, the niece of a Russian oligarch: a toxic combination. The man, intoxicated with power, is caught on hidden camera promising the woman control over the national media landscape. Although the names of the figures in SCHWARZWASSER are common knowledge, they are irrelevant, as Elfriede Jelinek always focuses on fundamental issues in her work. She masterfully interlinks topical events with philosophy and Ancient Greek dramas to show how violence spreads in societies and how rightwing populist positions proliferate like a virus and infect all areas of life. They poison both the societal and the environmental climate and lead to the brink of global disaster.

Awarded the Nestory Theatre Award 2020

Caroline Peters for Best Actress
Elfriede Jelinek for Best Play

 

15. Mar, Sun
19:00
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Trailer: Schwarzwasser
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