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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Sleuth

Sleuth
Vienna’s English Theatre presents Anthony Shaffer’s exemplary thriller, filled with deceit and deception Ever popular on English-language stages since its premiere in 1970, Sleuth is highly structured, stylized and notorious for its many unexpected twists – the audience of the original production was even asked to keep mum about the plot as the complicated storyline was a major factor in...
spontaneous combustions
At »MOMENT!« Fifth International Improv Festival, comedy and drama come at the speed of thought Promising to “put Vienna back on the international improv map”, the experimental Theater an der Gumpendorferstraße (TAG) kicks off the new season by unleashing the collective imaginations of both actor and audience with their Fifth International Festival of Improvisation. Over six nights, performers will take the...
nathan with strings
Nikolaus Habjan shines a light on religious fundamentalism in Nathan der Weise. With refugees reaching Europe in record numbers, it often seems that the humanistic approach is under fire. Yet strife in the Middle East and pleas for tolerance are as old as the hills, as the Volkstheater’s adaption of the classic Nathan der Weise (Nathan the Wise) shows. Written...
Shirley Valentine
Vienna’s English Theatre puts on a charming and wistful comedy, Shirley Valentine There must be something about actors talking to inanimate objects that can make an audience laugh (remember Clint Eastwood berating an empty chair during the 2012 Republican National Convention?). In British playwright Willy Russell’s Shirley Valentine, the heroine talks to a rock. Unfortunately, it’s a Greek rock, so...
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Dennis Kozeluh
Veteran actor Dennis Kozeluh on improvisation and musical entertainment. “I didn’t think I’d spend my life on stage, but I have!”, Dennis Kozeluh laughs, an easy smile on his face. Part of the noted local improv group The English Lovers for 20 years, his voice is warm and vibrant, the dark wooden table he keeps knocking on to punctuate his...
superhumans
Time-traveling master racists demonstrate The Horror of the Ordinary in this anarchic theater project Keeping it surreal since 1997, the performance collective Showcase Beat Le Mot continues to defy the conventions of dramaturgy with a new project featuring time-traveling Nazis, a foam machine, radiation suits and multicolored strobes. Although they might look a bit like your mate’s dad – the...
Twelfth Night
This comedy comes from Illyria to commemorate the Bard’s death Featuring a woman surviving a shipwreck and disguising herself as her twin brother – while all the main characters find their love (temporarily) unrequited, this classic comedy of errors is among the more popular plays by Shakespeare. This version was first performed at the Midsummer Scene Festival at Dubrovnik, the...
great gatsby
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