A play by Gianina Cărbunariu // Premiere: Feb 2006, Badische Landesbühne // Siemens Altes Wasserwerk Invited to Heidelberger Stückemarkt 2007 (Festival of Contemporary Drama)

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Photos: Empl

Soundtrack (excerpts):

Press:

“In the midst of Paolo Greco’s ingeniously mixed electronic soundtrack these “twenty-something”-protagonists experience that “living it up” is as deceptive as communist propaganda and military parades. Director Wolf E. Rahlfs has created a sublime evening of site-specific theatre.” – Theater der Zeit

“Anarchy in the Techno-Club.” – Die Deutsche Bühne

“A badass roller coaster ride between rebellion and despair.” – Badische Neueste Nachrichten

TV report “RTV Bruchsal” (2006):

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"Because we still have a lot of projects planned for… this country."
(Maria in "Stop the Tempo!")

1989: The Iron Curtain falls. The last dictator of a country by the Black Sea finds his bloody end. The nation pines for freedom, while McDonals and Hollywood take over the public space. Maria, Paula and DJ Rolando are sick of it all… and pull the plug.

"If you could get a switchboard and connect it to all the shit in some people’s heads, I’d switch the fucker off, to stop the shit from spreading."