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Big brain, warm guest
Yes, I’ve got a bit a problem with Regietheater. And there’s a lot of it here in Berlin: director’s theatre, where the director can cut and paste away at the original text to create something very different from what the author originally intended. I call it ‘big brain’ theatre and often wish for something closer to the original. I got thinking about all this because one of the leading proponents of Regietheater – both here in Germany and internationally is Thomas Ostermeier – Artistic Director of Berlin’s Schaubühne Theater – and my latest guest on talking Germany.
DateApril 15, 2012
“She’s very wise.” And was she good at school? “Top of her class!” There’s great pride there. And what was her best subject? “French – she was always dreaming of going to Paris.” I’m talking to Shermin Langhoff about her mother. Shermin is what you might call a cultural curator. The inspiration behind Ballhaus Naunynstrasse – possibly the hottest theater in Berlin. She’s also my latest guest on Talking Germany. And one of the secrets of her success is, I have a hunch, her mum.
DateFebruary 26, 2012