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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
Who is dominating whom?