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Programme May 2018

WAR and LOVE is the festival theme 2018

 

Evening performances

 

Tuesday, 1th May 2018, 8:00pm
Himmel und Hölle
Stories about peace and discord

When two people quarrel ... there are different solutions.

An amusing evening about disputes.

 

Told by Sibylle Baumann (Swiss German)
Music by Elias Menzi, hammered dulcimer

 

 

 

Wednesday, 2th May 2018, 8:00pm
Die Katze mit 9 Leben
Stories about Stories

A fairy-tale, like a cat, has nine lives; it can pass into many queer shapes, and yet not die.

A fantasy discovery tour, which shows what makes a good story.

 

Told by Sibylle Baumann (Swiss German) and Selma Scheele (German)
Music by Anastasis Sarakatsanos, piano and qanun

 

 

Thursday, 3th May 2018, 8:00pm
Siyabend und Xece
Stories about love and power

A Kurdish Romeo-and Julia story enclosed with short tales.

 

Told by Selma Scheele (German)
Music by Nurullah Turgut, percussion


 

Friday, 4th May 2018, 8:00pm
The Kingdom of Fire and Clay

Iranian and Jewish tales 

An Israeli and an Iranian. Sworn enemies or best friends? An intelligent and funny

dialogue between two cultures, mixed with autobiographics and folktales.


Told by Sahand Sahebdivani and Raphael Rodan (English)
Music by Anastasis Sarakatsanos, piano and qanun

 


Friday, 4th May 2018, 10:30pm
gfrässus - vergässus
Swiss tales about murder and manslaughter

A nigth ride through the valleys of Switzerland.

 

Told by Andreas Weissen (Southern Swiss Dialect)


 

In the garden, if the weather allows:

Saturday, 5th May 2018, 7:00pm
Beowulf
Classical Danish epic (from age 10)

A wild and funny hero’s journey with battles, seduction, lies and power abuse.

 

Told and performed by Jesper La Cour Andersen and Troels Kirk Ejsing (English)

 


Saturday, 5th May 2018, 10:00pm
The Kingdom of Fire and Clay
Iranian and Jewish tales

An Israeli and an Iranian. Sworn enemies or best friends? An intelligent and funny

dialogue between two cultures, mixed with autobiographics and folktales.

 

Told by Sahand Sahebdivani and Raphael Rodan (English)
Music by Anastasis Sarakatsanos, piano and qanun



In the garden, if the weather allows:
Sunday, 6th May 2018, 5:00pm
Beowulf
Classical Danish epic (from age 10)

A wild and funny hero’s journey with battles, seduction, lies and power abuse.

 

Told and performed by Jesper La Cour Andersen and Troels Kirk Ejsing (English)



Tales for the family 2018

 

In the garden, if the weather allows:
Wednesday, 2th May 2018, 3:00 – 4:00pm
Das Schloss im schwarzen Felsen
Adventure stories (from age 7)

A thrilling hero’s journey


Told by Selma Scheele (German)


 

In the garden, if the weather allows:

Saturday, 5th May 2018, 3:00 – 4:00pm
Der Riese in der Flasche
Big stories for little people (from age 5)

A family show with stories about courage and bravery.


Told by Sibylle Baumann (Swiss German)


 

Prices

 

Evening performances Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday/Sunday:

CHF 35.- p. P.

 

Tales for the family Wednesday and Saturday afternoon:

Family (1-2 childern, 1 adult) CHF 20.-

Extra child CHF 5.-

Extra adult CHF 10.-

Single admission adult CHF 15.-



 

Palmenhaus

Alter Botanischer Garten

Pelikanstr. 40

8001 Zürich