PHOTO: © Szene aus "Revolt. She said. Revolt again." Foto: Nina Gschlößl

CAFÉ POPULAIRE

In the organizer's words:

By Nora Abdel-Maksoud

In "Café Populaire", Nora Abdel-Maksoud revives the concept of class, which has been declared dead, and exposes cultural bourgeois delusions and self-delusions with biting wit. The author takes her audience to a small town, where the following appear: the hospice clown Svenja, the left-wing veteran Püppi and Aram, a representative of the "service proletariat", who cleans Svenja's house and competes with her to take over the "Zur Goldenen Möwe" inn, once a working-class pub and cultural center. The hyper-woke Svenja is home to "the Don", her ugly alter ego, who despises lower-class people, sausage eaters and reality TV viewers and interferes in the plot with increasing abandon and shamelessness.

Nora Abdel-Maksoud turns her indignation at social conditions into wicked comedy. These are sometimes described as a new form of popular theater, and she is very much in agreement with this. "I really like the word folk theater," she says. Dusted off, it means a theater "that wants to tell stories, that is approachable and inclusive."

WITH Renate Fuhrmann, Lisa Sophie Kusz, Mirka Ritter, Felix Bold
DIRECTOR Guido Rademachers
DESIGN Katrin Lehmacher
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Barbara Büchmann

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Solidarity pricing system. Selectable from 5 categories: 6 / 11 / 17 / 21 / 30 euros.

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