"Jacobowsky und der Oberst" (Jacobowsky and the Colonel) at Josefstadt theatre

"Jacobowsky und der Oberst" (Jacobowsky and the Colonel), the last play by Austrian author Franz Werfel, is settled in 1940 Paris. The Polish Jew Jacobowsky and colonel Stjerbinsky team up on a dangerous journey to the Atlantic coast.

Beautifully staged at Josefstadt theatre
directed by Janusz Kica
premiere on 14 March

cast:
Johannes Silberschneider (Jacobowsky), Herbert Föttinger (Oberst Tadeusz Boleslav Stjerbinsky), Pauline Knof (Marianne), Matthias Franz Stein (Szabuniewicz), Alexander Absenger (Der tragische Herr), Johannes Seilern (Der Unsterbliche [Membre de l'Académie Française]), Ulli Maier (Madame Bouffier, Wirtin des Hotels "Mon Repos et de la Rose"), Therese Lohner (Ginette, Mariannes Jungfer), Tobias Reinthaller (Salomon, Concierge des Hotels "Mon Repos et de la Rose"), Marianne Nentwich / Ulli Fessl (Die alte Dame aus Arras), Katharina Hope Kemp / Lara Nguyen (Clémentine), Anna Laimanee (Das junge Mädchen), Alma Hasun (Die leichte Person), Patrick Seletzky (Der Chauffeur eines reichen Hauses in Paris), Siegfried Walther (Clairon, Wirt des Cafés "Au père Clairon" in Saint Jean-de-Luz), Michael Schönborn (Der Brigadier der Sûreté von Saint Cyrill), Paul Matic (Der Commissaire Spécial de la Police in Saint Jean-de-Luz), Gerhard Kasal (Ein Oberleutnant der deutschen Armee), Wojo van Brouwer (Ein Tourist der Gestapo), Ulrich Reinthaller (Der Würfelspieler), Claudius von Stolzmann (Der Chef d'Îlot), Oliver Rosskopf (Ein Witwer), Phillip Bauer / Simon Stadler-Lamisch (Kleiner Junge), Tamim Fattal (Kamnitzer)

"Böse Frauen" (Evil Women) - the Rabtaldirndln at brut Vienna

Within their current show at brut “Böse Frauen” (Evil Women) the Rabtaldirndln focus on inconvenient truths circeling around the daily nursing care routines, targeting the very centre of our concepts of good and evil. “Böse Frauen” is based on a real series of murders committed by the so-called murderous nurses of Lainz, who killed more than 200 patients at the Viennese Lainz Hospital between 1983 and 1989.

Concept & realisation Die Rabtaldirndln and Ed. Hauswirth Direction Ed. Hauswirth Performance Barbara Carli, Rosa Degen-Faschinger, Gudrun Maier Outside Eye Gerda Saiko

"Der Raub der Sabinerinnen" at Volx / Margareten

Entertaining and witty - a play about a theatre play being staged causing vast commotion both in the poet’s family and the theatre.
”Der Raub der Sabinerinnen” is staged by Volkstheater Wien at Volx / Margareten.

written by Franz und Paul von Schönthan
directed by Lukas Holzhausen

cast: Michael Abendroth (Prof. Martin Gollwitz), Bettina Ernst (Friederike Gollwitz), Katrin Grumeth (Paula Gollwitz/Marianne Neumeister), David Oberkogler (Dr. Leopold Neumeister/Rosa), Günther Wiederschwinger (Karl Groß/Emil), Doris Weiner (Emanuel Striese/Eleonora Striese)

"Watschenmann" at Volx / Margareten in Vienna

“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)