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.
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
(»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.
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.
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

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.
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

Mimic theatre piece in two parts
German premier

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


Piece by Sergi Belbel
(Contribution selected by Schauspiel Leipzig)

Thursday 9 Nov. // 07:30 – 08:45 p.m.
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

(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