Troilus und Cressida (Programme 2011)

Hochschule für Schauspielkunst „Ernst Busch“

Troilus und Cressida
Photo: Pedro Malinowski
Troilus und Cressida
Photo: Pedro Malinowski
Troilus und Cressida
Photo: Pedro Malinowski
Troilus und Cressida
Photo: Pedro Malinowski
Troilus und Cressida
Photo: Pedro Malinowski
Troilus und Cressida
Photo: Pedro Malinowski

Dates

  • Friday, July 1, 2011, 20:00h
  • Saturday, July 2, 2011, 20:00h

Description

Direction: Veit Schubert
Stage: Stephan Fernau
Directional help/assistance: Philip Baumgarten
Dramaturgy: Jörg Lehmann
Professional assistance: Cornelia Krawutschke, Thilo Mandel und Jürgen Beyer
With: Juliane Fisch, Anna Gesewsky, Maria Thomas, Bernardo Arias Porras, Patrick Bartsch, Andy Klinger, Carl Niclas Rohrwacher, Florian Steffens, Vincenz Türpe

Length: 2 hours without an interval

Price category: B

Introduction 45 minutes before the performance

Troilus and Cressida appears for the first time in the 20 year history of the Festival. Written
in 1601, Shakespeare evoked the 7th year of the Trojan War in which the Trojans and the Greeks (led by Agamenmon) face one another in battle equally exhausted and disillusioned. The young love of Troilus, Paris's brother, and Cressida, the daughter of a defected priest, has no chance against the backdrop of war. Shakespeare's disturbing piece dramatises how war and the logic surrounding a continually pointless battle for power, women and honour, can stifle the love of young people. In this humourous, permissive dramatisation Veit Schubert highlights the decadent society in both camps and a pair of lovers who look ashen-faced after their first night spent together. Here are excellent young actors and actresses from the Hochschule für Schauspielkunst
"Ernst Busch" in Berlin.

In Coproduction with Bayer Kultur and Kulturachse Leverkusen-Berlin and stART-Project.