Der Vater

@ Zoe Aubry

After: August Strindberg
Staging: Nicolas Stemann

August Strindberg was a highly sensitive extremist living in a time of radical transformation. Initially part of an early feminist emancipation movement at the end of the 19th century, later a paranoid reactionary, in The Father he provides a seismographic record of what a patriarchal world in upheaval means. Nicolas Stemann examines the idea of modern-day men as the threatened, dangerous sex: they are on the rampage against others and themselves – even the vast majority of suicides are committed by men. Strindberg is the author providing a voice for these men and their desperate bid to “take back control”.

*** Content warning: This production contains depictions of sexualised violence and sexism and addresses the issues of suicide and mental health. ***

With Zeynep Bozbay / Thomas Kürstner / Daniel Lommatzsch / Julia Riedler / Lena Schwarz / Sebastian Vogel / Männerchor
Nicolas Stemann
Stage design
Katrin Nottrodt
Claudia Lehmann
Costume design
Marysol del Castillo
Thomas Kürstner / Sebastian Vogel
Rehearsal men choir
Clayton Bowman
Charlotte Marr
Benjamin von Blomberg
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Audience Development
Silvan Gisler / Laura Rivas Kaufmann
Production Assistance
Leila Vidal-Sephiha
Stage design assistance
Johanna Bajohr
Costume design assistance
Sophia May
Production intern
Anina Steiner
Costume design intern
Enno Rennenkampff
Eva Willenegger
Rita von Horváth
Surtitle Riders
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Transferring from Münchner Kammerspiele

  • 2 Hours
  • Zurich-Premiere: 1 April 2022, Pfauen
  • Pfauen
Tuesday 17.05. 20:00 Pfauen
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  • Tues
Wednesday 18.05. 20:00 Pfauen
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  • Wed
Thursday 19.05. 20:00 Pfauen
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  • Do
Friday 20.05. 20:00 Pfauen
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  • Fr
Thursday 30.06. 20:00 Pfauen
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