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Wiener Festwochen 2019: Angélica Liddell / The Scarlet Letter

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Angélica Liddell / The Scarlet Letter

»My body is my protest against society.« Performance artist Angélica Liddell is one of Europe’s leading theatre makers. Her bold, often controversial works use the concrete body to reflect the violence of the world.

date: 12.05.2019 to 14.05.2019
place: Halle E+G

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Angélica Liddell / The Scarlet Letter

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Angélica Liddell / The Scarlet Letter

For close to 30 years director Mónica Calle has been running the successful Lisbon-based Casa Conveniente, which has built a reputation for itself as a dynamic theatre laboratory. Internationally her work is still only known to insiders.

date: 13.05.2019 to 15.05.2019
place: Halle E+G

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Penelope Sleeps

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Penelope Sleeps

With the support of composer and performer Matteo Fargion, the Norwegian artist Mette Edvardsen is venturing into the world of opera for the first time. Edvardsen, who is also bringing her library of living books to the Wiener Festwochen, writes an essay suggesting alternative scenarios for the mythological figure of Penelope.

date: 17.05.2019 to 18.05.2019
place: Halle E+G

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Penelope Sleeps

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Penelope Sleeps

The Trial tells the story of an ordinary person who is suddenly threatened by an ominous authority. Krystian Lupa, one of Poland’s leading directors, has long wanted to stage this work – not least because of the strong analogies to Poland since the Law and Justice party assumed power.

date: 19.05.2019 to 21.05.2019
place: Halle E+G

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Penelope Sleeps

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Penelope Sleeps

In 2004 the Japanese playwright and director Toshiki Okada made his breakthrough with Five Days in March. Today, this work is regarded as a milestone of contemporary Japanese theatre and has graced the stages of many renowned festivals around the world.

date: 28.05.2019 to 31.05.2019
place: Halle E+G

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Robert Wilson, Darryl Pinckney, Isabelle Huppert / Mary Said What She Said

Wiener Festwochen 2019: Robert Wilson, Darryl Pinckney, Isabelle Huppert / Mary Said What She Said

For the first time since the unforgettable Orlando monologue in 1993, Robert Wilson, Isabelle Huppert and author Darryl Pinckney are working together again.

date: 30.05.2019 to 02.06.2019
place: Halle E+G

Wiener Festwochen 2019: David Marton / Road Opera - Narziss und Echo

Wiener Festwochen 2019: David Marton / Road Opera - Narziss und Echo

David Marton, who trained as a classical pianist in Budapest and Berlin and who has collaborated with Christoph Marthaler and Frank Castorf among others, is known for his unconventional ideas. In his own works he continuously explores how theatre can develop from music.

date: 30.05.2019 to 02.06.2019
place: Halle E+G

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