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RambaZamba Theater

the world flames like a discokugel (styx spricht)

A mythical sci-fi journey through drought and water pollution with the RambaZamba Theatre.

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the world flames like a discokugel (styx spricht)
the world flames like a discokugel (styx spricht)

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Feb 09, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

RambaZamba Theater, Schönhauser Allee 36-39, 10435 Berlin, Germany

About the event

Aliens have taken possession of planet Earth. Drought and water pollution have wiped out the human race. Even the Styx, the river of the dead, and its tributaries Kokytos and Lethe have dried up. The souls of the deceased can no longer cross over into the realm of the dead and begin to accumulate on the river bed—hoping for a flood.

From the minds of playwrights Mateja Meded and Thomas Köck, the world flames like a disco ball is inspired by the era of the Anthropocene, our era of climatic variability and extremes which we cannot leave anytime soon. It takes audiences on a mythical journey to ask whether a refound love for the planet can help the tides turn to bring the water and the spirits back.

Tickets can be purchased on the RambaZamba webpage.

The play was created as part of RambaZamba's collaboration with the Theater of the Anthropocene and AnthropoScenes and is funded within the framework of the Excellence Strategy of the German federal and state government by the Berlin University Alliance.

With: Grit Burmeister, Ferdinand Dambeck, Heiko Fechner, Eva Fuchs, Moritz Höhne, Vincent Köhler, Anil Merickan, Joachim Neumann, Hieu Pham, Sebastian Urbanski

Guests: Artemis Chalkidou, Leo Solter, Robin Gehlhar

Stage: Jacob Höhne

Choreography: Sara Lu

Music: Leo Solter

Assistant director: Vicki Steinmüller

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