English theatre

Review: ETL’s Philoctetes evokes the pain of betrayal

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ETL presents an adaptation of the Greek classic, Philoctetes. Directed and translated from the original by Abigail Akavia, this innovative twist on an old tale explores human pain and redemption.

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ETL: Philoctetes, a tale of morality

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English Theatre Leipzig's newest production Philoctetes is a tale of morality, of a hero who suffered great misfortune. Odysseus returns to Lemnos to get Heracles' bow, but Philoctetes is still alive. Neoptolemus initially agrees to deceive Philoctetes, but ultimately chooses compassion.

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“Proof” that English Theatre’s back

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A theatre play that won both the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play is coming to Leipzig. Brace yourself for a delightful night with great acting and existential questions - "Proof" is here.

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UBI Theatre: Grassroots Butterflies

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"That magic electricity the audience picks up on when performers are really in the zone – that was absent until the stronger and more experienced actors stepped up with big and brave performances that the whole group visibly took heart from." - Review of UBI Theatre's opening night performance of the musical comedy Blackmailing Butterflies.

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ETL: Who’s behind the arsonists?

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Max Frisch's The Arsonists is kind of plug and play. You can substitute just about any group in the arsonist category depending on your perspective.

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English Theatre Leipzig: Venus in Fur

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Who is dominating whom?

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