Audienceship

I go to the theatre to view not only a performance but also the audience. 

me and the Gorki
Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, Germany. July 2, 2018

Hamlet by William Shakespeare, directed by Thomas Ostermeier. Schaubühne. Berlin, Germany. July 8, 2018.

Endstation Sehnsucht by Tennessee Williams, directed by Michael Thalheimer. Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany. July 7, 2018.

Atlas des Kommunismus by Lola Arias & Ensemble, directed by Lola Arias. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. July 5, 2018.

Stören by Suna Gürler & Ensemble, directed by Suna Gürler. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. July 4, 2018.

Zucken by Sasha Marianna Salzmann, directed by Sebastian Nübling. Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, Germany. July 3, 2018.

The Situation by Yael Ronen & Ensemble, directed by Yael Ronen. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. July 2, 2018.

Lö Grand Bal Almanya by Nurkan Erpulat & Tunçay Kulaoğlu, directed by Nurkan Erpulat. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. July 1, 2018.

Talking Straight Life, A Durational Performance by and with Talking Straight. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 30, 2018.

Der Auftrag: Erinnerung an eine Revolution by Heiner Müller, directed by Mirko Borscht. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 29, 2018.

Terror by Ferdinand von Schirach, directed by Hasko Weber. Deutsches Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 28, 2018.

Verräter by and directed by Falk Richter. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 27, 2018.

Winterreise by Yael Ronen & Exil Ensemble, directed by Yael Ronen. Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, Germany. June 26, 2018.

Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt by Olga Grjasnowa, directed by Yael Ronen. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 25, 2018.

Les Misérables Extended Version by Victor Hugo, directed by Frank Castorf. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. June 23, 2018.

Small Town Boy by and directed by Falk Richter. Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, Germany. June 21, 2018.

The Tin Drum by Günter Grass, directed by Oliver Reese. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. June 20, 2018.

Common Ground by Yael Ronen & Ensemble, directed by Yael Ronen. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 19, 2018.

Alles Schwindel by Marcellus Schiffer (book), directed by Christian Weise. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 18, 2018.

Die Hamletmaschine by Heiner Müller, directed by Sebastian Nübling. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 17, 2018.

Die Letzten by Maxim Gorki, directed by Andras Dömötör. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 16, 2018.

Vier Tage im Juli by Gernot Grünewald and Ensemble, directed by Gernot Grünewald. Deutsches Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 15, 2018.

Lö Grand Bal Almanya by Nurkan Erpulat & Tunçay Kulaoğlu, directed by Nurkan Erpulat. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 14, 2018.

*REMOTE MITTE, A Collective Audio Walk Performance, created by Rimini Protocol. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 13, 2018.

Verrücktes Blut by Nurkan Erpulat and Jens Hillje, directed by Nurkan Erpulat. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 8, 2018.

*WHAT IF WOMEN RULED THE WORLD? by and directed by Yael Bartana. Volksbühne. Berlin, Germany. June 7, 2018.

Sommergäste by Maxim Gorki, directed by Daniela Löffner. Deutsches Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 6, 2018.

A Walk on the Dark Side by Yael Ronen & Ensemble, directed by Yael Ronen. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 5, 2018.

Skelett eines Elefanten in der Wüste by and directed by Ayham Majid Agha. Maxim Gorki Theater. Berlin, Germany. June 4, 2018.

Der Gott des Gemetzels by Yasmina Reza, directed by Jürgen Gosch. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. June 3, 2018.

The Migration: Reflections on Jacob Lawrence by Step Afrika! at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. May 4, 2018. 

Until the Flood by Dael Orlandersmith, directed by Neel Keller. Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. Milwaukee, WI, March 18, 2018.

The White Card by Claudia Rankine, directed by Diane Paulus. ArtsEmerson & A.R.T. at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA, March 2, 2018. 

Brazen by Masha Obolensky & Melia Bensussen, directed by Melia Bensussen. Emerson Stage. Boston, MA. February 2, 2018.

ADA|AVA by Manual Cinema, directed by Drew Dir. Manual Cinema at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. January 12, 2018. 

The State of Siege by Albert Camus, directed by Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota. Théâtre de la Ville, Paris, France at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. November 11, 2017. 

Kiss by Guillermo Calderon, directed by David Dower. ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. October 27, 2017.

The Owl Answers by Adrienne Kenndy, directed by David R. Gammons. Theatre, Dance & Media at Harvard. Cambridge, MA. October 21, 2017.

An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Jeff Wise. Wheelhouse Theatre Company at The Gene Frankel Theatre. NYC, NY.  June 17, 2017.

Arrabal (based on the book by John Weidman), directed and co-choreographed by Sergio Trujillo. American Repertory Theater. Cambridge, MA. May 24, 2017.

Peerless by Jiehae Park, directed by Steven Bogart. Company One Theatre. Boston, MA. May 14, 2017.

The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams, directed by Michael Wilson. American Repertory Theater. Cambridge, MA. March 1, 2017.

The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh, directed Garry Hynes. Druid Theatre Company, Galway, Ireland at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. February 24, 2017.

Brecht on Brecht (based on the book by George Tabori), directed by Jim Petosa. New Repertory Theatre. Watertown, MA. February 17, 2017.

Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, directed by Scott Edmiston. The Lyric Stage. Boston, MA. February 4, 2017.

Our Secrets by & directed by Bela Pinter. Bela Pinter and Company, Budapest, Hungary at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. January 20, 2017.

Thurgood by George Stevens Jr., directed by Benny Sato Ambush. New Repertory Theatre. Watertown, MA. January 13, 2017.

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen, directed Melia Bensussen. Huntington Theatre Company. Boston, MA. January 7, 2017.

Mala by Melinda Lopez, directed by David Dower. ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. November 18, 2016.

Våld & pedagogik – Violence & Learning- (based on Bertolt Brecht’s Die Maßnahme -The Measures Taken- ) adapted & directed by Henrik Bromander and John Hanse. A Swedish Theatre Company at The University of Oxford, Oxford, England. June 27, 2016.

Fatzer: Downfall of an Egoist by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Di Trevis and Thomas Bailey. The North Wall Arts Center. Oxford, England. June 25, 2016.

1984 (based on the book by George Orwell), adapted & directed by Robert Icke. Playhouse Theatre. London, England. June 22, 2016.

Die Gewehre Der  Frau Carrar (The Guns of Woman Carrar) by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Manfred Karge. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 27, 2016. 

JUDITH by Friedrich Hebbel, directed by FRANK CASTORF. Volksbühne. Berlin, Germany. February 25, 2016.∗

Der Gute Mensch von Sezuan (The Good Person of Szechwan) by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Leander Hassman. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 24, 2016. 

Furcht und Elend des Dritten Reiches (The Fear and Misery of the Third Reich) by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Manfred Karge. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 24, 2016. 

Nora by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Stefan Pucher. Deutsches Theater. Berlin, Germany. February 23 2016.

Andorra by Max Frisch, directed by Claus Peymann. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 22, 2016. 

Der aufhaltsame Aufstieg des Arturo Ui (The Resistible Rise of Arturo UI) by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Heiner Müller. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 21, 2016. 

Kaspar by Peter Handke, directed by Sebastian Sommer. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 20, 2016. 

Clavigo by Johann Wolfgang Goethe, directed by Stephan Kimmig. Deutsches Theater. Berlin, Germany. February 19, 2016. 

Der Selbstmörder (The Suicide) by Nikolai Erdman, directed by Jean Bellorini. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 18, 2016. 

Borgen (based on Danish TV Series) adapted and directed by Nicolas Stemann. Schaubühne. Berlin, Germany. February 17, 2016. 

Flüchtlingsgespräche (Conversations in exile) by Bertolt Brecht, directed by Manfred Karge. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 16, 2016. 

Die Macht der Gewohnheit (The Power of Habit) by Thomas Bernhard, directed by Claus Peymann. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 15, 2016. 

Hans im Glück by Bertolt Brecht, directed Sebastian Sommer. Berliner Ensemble. Berlin, Germany. February 14, 2016. 

Chopin Without Piano directed by Michał Zadara. CENTRALA from Poland at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. November 11, 2015.

An Audience with Meow Meow by  Meow Meow, by Leigh Silverman. True Friend Productions at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. October 8, 2015.

Ernest Shackleton Loves Me by Matthew Kwatinetz, directed by Lisa Peterson. At ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. September 22, 2015.

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller, directed by Spiro Veloudos. The Lyric Stage. Boston, MA. March 13, 2014.

HOUSE / DIVIDED by James Givvs & Moe Angelos, directed by Marianne Weems. The Builders Association NYC at ArtsEmerson. Boston, MA. January 30, 2014.

∗∗∗Plays I have seen before September 2013 in my journals, remaining at home.∗∗∗


“We need a theater that wakes us up.” 

-Antonin Artaud, “The Theater and Cruelty,” Theater and Its Double, 1938.