“Watschenmann” by Volkstheater Wien, staged at Volx Margareten
novel by Karin Peschka
directed by Bérénice Hebenstreit
Intense and close, situated in post-war Vienna, Heinrich tries to help people to calm their inner wars. Only Austrians have to pay for hitting him, the “Watschenmann”, everybody else punshes for free.
Definitely a must see! Made my heart break <3
premiere: 31 January 2019
cast: Rainer Galke (Dragan), Katharina Klar (Heinrich), Sebastian Klein (Elmer), Birgit Stöger (Lydia), Hristina Šušak (Musikerin)