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Titus Andronicus 1

Titus Andronicus 1 orA Pile of Rubbish 14 killings, 9 of them on stage, 6 severed members, 1 rape (or 2 or 3, depending on how you count), 1live burial, 1 case of insanity and 1 of cannibalism – an average of 5.2 atrocities per act, or one for every 97 lines. Fourteen dead bodies, …

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Dolly in Wonderland

Dolly in Wonderland A Lecture Demonstration A series of “scientific experiments”. Three performers are conducting live operations on props, puppets, dead animals, on themselves and on each other’s bodies. Biotechnology, genetic engineering and the hysteria, fiction, real facts and the myth that surrounds these topics are put on the operating table. Dolly in Wonderland is …

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Angel Remedies

Angel Remedies A woman meets her angel. She is looking for simple answers but the angel is confused and what was supposed to be a question-and-answer-session becomes a conversation of questions. Nothing else happens… only a stream of memories, thoughts, revelations of life’s accidents. A series of what Gertrude Stein called meditations. Ruminations on philosophical …

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Elevator Symphony

Elevator Symphony or Manuals for Modern Living The story of Fred Last, a self appointed poet of the underground, otherwise known in the avantgarde circles as the Austrian Una Bomber. In addition to writing poems, prose, philosophy books and manifestos, all self published, Last is the leader of the band Paranoia, otherwise known as Sweet …

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Speed

Speed If life is advancing at an amazing speed, why are we still learning about it the old-fashioned way? A day in a life of a building. The facade is cut so the audience can peep into the separate appartments. Short scenes are running separately and simultaneously. The spectators are zapping from one room to …

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The American Princess

The American Princess A movie is being made. The money for it comes from a mysterious producer who goes by the name The American Princess. The movie centers around the life of the exiled king Bonifazius. The stage is a film location, a murder scene, an interrogation room. Someone shot the real king on the …

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Tea with Gertrude and Alice

Tea with Gertrude and Alice An evening with Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, both played by the same actress live and on video monitors. The text is a collage of Stein’s writing with an emphasis on “Tender Buttons” and “The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas”. A discussion/talk about art, food, love, relationship, modernism and …

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What Did He See?

What Did He See? Theme and variations: An angry man, disillusioned and weary of life, nevertheless sustains the blind faith that something amazing and beautiful will emerge from the chaos surrounding him. A catalogue of questions about art and the making of art or theater at the end of the millenium – What is the …

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The Author

The Author We were asked to stage a short play by a relatively new author as part of a festival that celebrates new plays. Since we have very little interest in staging straight plays, we’ve decided to stage the short play as a video piece. We set up a shooting stage in the rehearsal room. …

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