5th Festival 1995

Complete programme


euro-scene Leipzig

5th Festival of contemporary European theatre

4 – 9 November 1995

»Vision Europa – dem Fremden eine Tür«

(»Vision Europe – an open door to the stranger«)


Under the patronage of Dr. Hinrich Lehmann-Grube,
Major of the City of Leipzig

Festival Director and Artistic Direction: Ann-Elisabeth Wolff



Main programme


Saturday 4 Nov. // 07:30 – 09:00 p.m.
Schauspielhaus
Festival Opening
Compagnie Raande-Vo, Stockholm
»Ett, paradis, trängt«
(»A paradise in distress«)

Dance performance by Lena Josefsson
German premier


Saturday 4 Nov. and Sunday 5 Nov. // 10:00 – 11:30 p.m.
Neue Szene
Compagnie Gabriella Bußacker, Hamburg
»Glücksbagatellen«
(»Cameos of happiness«)

Theatre »from south to north«


Saturday 4 Nov. // 10:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Friday 5 Nov. // 05:00 – 06:00 p.m.
Kellertheater
Compagnie Fondy Duncan Centre, Prague
» … a kde je Marie?«
(» … and where is Maria?«)

Dance-theatre piece by Lenka Flory
German premier


Sunday 5 Nov. // 07:30 – 09:15 p.m.
Oper Leipzig / Drehscheibe
Oper Leipzig
»Der Schuhu und die fliegende Prinzessin«

(»The Shuhu-Owl and the flying Princess«)

Opera by Udo Zimmermann and Peter Hacks
(Contribution selected by Oper Leipzig)


Monday 6 Nov. // 07:30 – 08:45 p.m.
Schauspielhaus
Compagnie Giorgio Barberio Corsetti, Rome
»Descrizione di una battaglia«
(»Description of a battle«)

Piece after the short stories »The Burrow«, »Description of a battle«
and »The Judgement« by Franz Kafka
German premier
(followed by audience discussion)


Tuesday 7 Nov. // 07:30 – 08:30 p.m.
Haus Dreilinden (Musikalische Komödie)
Tanztheater des Deutschen Nationaltheaters Weimar
»Orestie«

A dance-theatre piece
(followed by audience discussion)


Tuesday 7 Nov. // 10:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8 Nov. // 05:00 – 06:00 p.m. and 10:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Neue Szene
Compagnie Nicole Mossoux & Patrick Bonté, Brussels
»Les dernières hallucinations de Lucas Cranach«
(»The last hallucinations of Lucas Cranach«)

Gestural theatre by Patrick Bonté and Nicole Mossoux
German premier


Tuesday 7 Nov. and Wednesday 8 Nov. // 10:00 – 11:15 p.m.
Thursday 9 Nov. // 05:00 – 06:15 p.m.
Kellertheater
Tanz*Hotel, Vienna
»Penelope – Molly Bloom«

A choreography for text, dance and music
inspired by Homers »Odyssee« and James Joyces »Ulysses«
German premier


Wednesday 8 Nov. // 07:30 – 09:00 p.m.
Haus Drelinden (Musikalische Komödie)
Ballettschule der Oper Leipzig
»Fein's Liebchens leiser Schrei«

(»Fine's Sweetheart muted cry«)

Ballet-Performance with modern choreographies


Wednesday 8 Nov. and Thursday 9 Nov. // 10:00 – 11:45 p.m.
Schaubühne Lindenfels
Mimodram-Theater, Tblissi
»Faust«

Mimic theatre piece in two parts
German premier


Thursday 9 Nov. // 10:00 – 11:45 p.m.
Neue Szene
Schauspiel Leipzig
»Streicheleinheiten«

(»Caresses«)

Piece by Sergi Belbel
(Contribution selected by Schauspiel Leipzig)


Thursday 9 Nov. // 07:30 – 08:45 p.m.
Schauspielhaus
Final Night
Man Act, Cardiff
»The Sweatlodge«

Motion theatre
German premier
(followed by audience discussion)



Fringe programme

(selected presentations)


»Theater in den Zeiten der Krise«
(»Theatre during times of crises«)

Panel discussion
with Hannah Hurtzig, Dresden / Ev Schreiber, Leipzig / Michael Kulow, Berlin / Arnd Wesemann, Berlin
Presentation: Michael Freundt, Berlin – Leipzig


»Einführung in die Pantomime«
(»Introduction to pantomime«)

Workshop with the Mimodram-Theater, Tblissi
with Ekaterina Robackidse, Kacha Bakuradze, Levan Kourtanidse, Lacha Oniani, Paata Tsikourischvili


Films
(Co-operation with AG Kommunales Kino in the naTo)
\ »Klassenverhältnisse«
  (»Class relations«)
Germany/France 1984, after Franz Kafka
Direction: Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet
\ »Appunti per una orestiade africana«
  (»Sketches for an African Orestie«)
Italy 1969, essay trial aimed at an ancient tragedy
Direction: Pier Paolo Pasolini
\ »The Dead«
Great Britain/Germany 1987, after James Joyce
Direction: John Huston
\ »Faust«
Germany 1969, after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Direction: Peter Gorski, with Gustaf Gründgens, Will Quadflieg, Elisabeth Flickenschild