Medea

Hallimasch Komplex

Germany/Austria
Sa 04.09.2021, 7:30 PMBuy tickets Su 05.09.2021, 7:00 PMBuy tickets HOT Reithalle, Schiffbauergasse 16 Price category A: 21 euros / reductions 16 euros / pupils 10 euros (Evening box office +2 euros) Visual theatre based on themes by Hans Henny Jahnn, 70 minutes, nonverbal

We are not in ancient Corinth, but 1950s’ America. This Medea is neither a stranger nor a cold-blooded avenger, but part of a “normal” family. However, the family idyll is a battleground for love, power and social status. Here we find dazzling perfection, an incestuous sibling relationship, adultery and a relentless downward spiral towards infanticide. In a mixture of drama, choreography and performance, seen as if under a microscope, this adaptation of Medea highlights 20th-century relationships and violence, as well as the mechanisms of appropriation and suppression which were initially hailed as an end to barbarism.


Hallimasch Komplex is a theatre collective that creates art at the intersections of drama, choreography, installation and rhythmic composition. Their performances blur the boundaries between traditional and avant-garde theatre. The regular ensemble team consists of eleven people from the fields of drama, puppet and object theatre, direction, stage, costume, sound design and dramaturgy. Hermetic worlds are conjured up on stage in which the rules that we assume to be fixed are radically changed, making their actual weirdness and individuality clearly palpable.

In cooperation with Kampnagel Hamburg

Director: Rieke Süßkow · Cast: Aleksandra Corovic, Max Kurth, Stephan Q. Eberhard, Richard Zapf, Julia Wachsmann, Sarah Zelt · Sound design, assistant director: Jacopo Asam · Dramaturgy: Katharina Fröhlich · Stage design: Lukas Fries · Costumes: Marlen Duken · Music: Lydia Sarges · Production: Lisa Schöttel · Set assistance:Lea Harberts, Jana Mehner · Costume assistance: Denise Agyei-Manu, Coline Jud

Kindly supported by Hans Otto Theater Potsdam

Sponsored by the NATIONALE PERFORMANCE NETZ, Guest Performance Fund for Theatre, which is funded by Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, the Ministries of Culture and the Arts of the German Länder

Ensembles


Las Hermanas Verán
Andrea Cruz Company – Spain
As long as it burns
Andrea Salustri – Germany/Italy
Crash
BOT – Netherlands
WORK
Cie Claudio Stellato – Belgium
This work about the orange
Cie Les 3 Plumes – France/Italy
Vu
Cie Sacékripa – France
My name is Hor
Companyia PSiRC – Spain
Schiele
Ferenc Fehér – Hungary
Medea
Hallimasch Komplex – Germany/Austria
Foreign body_trio
Howool Baek – Germany/South Korea
Pause for effect
KOMBINAT – Germany
An unstable air
Laurent Bigot – France
Echo of an End
Li Kemme – Germany
Hybridation
Olivier de Sagazan – France
Nettles
Trickster-p – Switzerland
Concert
Bobby Rausch – Germany

Contact

Address

T-Werk, Internationales Theater- und Theaterpädagogikzentrum
Schiffbauergasse 4 E, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

Telefon

Phone: +49 331 73042626
Fax: +49 331 73042633