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Myths run through our cultural DNA. With "" by Cosmea Spelleken, up-and-coming director of the year 2022, the world première of "Gaia saves the world" and Hebbel's "Nibelungs" in a production by the renowned director Armin Petras, we show in the most diverse ways that we cannot escape the grand narratives that feed utopias and community, but also propaganda and wars, in our present. Nietzsche already saw myth as closely connected with music, which he understood as the origin of ancient tragedy. In our most musical season to date, we not only travel with Lewis Carroll's Alice into a wonderland of songs by our house musicians, we also revive a forgotten myth from the great age of live music with the Franconian band "Orbit". Myth and music also become intertwined when a long-cherished dream of mine comes true: a production with ensemble members from all disciplines. Under the title "vendetta vendetta", we look together with the author Thomas Köck at the phenomenon of revenge, at its roots in mythology and its history in the arts, at the origin of murderous spirals of violence - but also of grandiose revenge arias.

With a variety of world premières and new texts, we focus on female perspectives with authors such as Theresia Walser, Nele Stuhler, and Lucy Kirkwood. With the Import/Export Weekend and Café as well as an Audiowalk, we are moving into our city, and with two new productions we continue to explore digital theatre. Because we share the view of digital artists Roman Senkl and Nils Corte that the social media world should not be abandoned to ubiquitous banalities. Stories, language culture, enchantment, reflection and complexity help against this - in the digital as well as in the analogue. We cordially invite you to join us!

Your Jan Philipp Gloger
Director of Drama

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