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Nature Theater of Oklahoma
BURT TURRIDO. AN OPERA
Music, Theatre
Location Theater Akzent
Language English with German surtitles
Duration 3 hr 45 min, including one intermission
Prices 15 / 20 / 25 / 35 Euro
Dates
Vergangene Termine
26. August
Thursday
Time 7pm
 
27. August
Friday
Time 7pm
 
29. August
Sunday
Time 7pm
 
30. August
Monday
Time 7pm
 
Weitere Termine
© Jessica Schaefer
© Jessica Schaefer
  • Evening programme

    Please click here to download the evening programme.

  • Q & A

    27 August, following the performance

A shipwreck, one last inhabitable island, love, death, and an immaculate conception are just some of the ingredients the Nature Theater of Oklahoma has used to brew its spectacle. For its new production, the performance group set up by Kelly Copper and Pavol Liska, which readily embraces high-spirited large-scale projects, has turned to the opera format. Traditional motifs are exaggerated and distorted to the point of recognition. As the exuberant plot unfolds, self­reflective and anti-colonial moments establish references to the present. The shipwrecked becomes a prisoner. ‘Are you jealous / Of a slave? / A silly thing / For a king’. Tirelessly and with tremendous focus, the Nature Theater extracts a contemporary seriousness from the classical genre. And an unrestrained happiness. Basely loosed around The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner, Burt Turrido. An Opera borrows much from country and western music. Great fun guaranteed!

  • Artistic Team

    Text, Direction Kelly Copper, Pavol Liska With Gabel Eiben, Anne Gridley, Robert M. Johanson, Bence Mezei, Kadence Neill Music Robert M. Johanson Set, Light design Luka Curk Sounddesign Leon Curk Costumes Anna Sünkel Dramaturgy Marcus Dross , Katja Herlemann Production management Anne Kleiner Assistant set design Nastja Miheljak, Hanna Marlene Schnell Distribution Something Great

  • Production

    Production Künstlerhaus Mousonturm (Frankfurt a. M.), Schauspiel Frankfurt, Nature Theater of Oklahoma Coproduction Wiener Festwochen, Festspillene i Nord-Norge (Harstad), Athens & Epidaurus Festival, Espoon Kaupunginteatteri, HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Noorderzon Festival of Performing Arts and Society (Groningen), Kampnagel (Hamburg) A commission by Frankfurter Positionen, an initiative of the BHF BANK Foundation Funded by German Federal Cultural Foundation, Adolf und Luisa Haeuser-Stiftung für Kunst und Kulturpflege as part of the project series UNLIMITED II promoting exemplary positions in the contemporary performing arts In collaboration with Something Great (Berlin)

    Premiere August 2021, Noorderzon Festival (Groningen)

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