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The Stone

Marius von Mayenburg

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Translation: Petr Štědroň
Stage director: Michal Dočekal
Sets: Martin Chocholoušek
Costumes: Zuzana Bambušek Krejzková
Videomapping: František Pecháček
Motion cooperation: Petr Zuska
Music: Václav Havelka, Martin Tvrdý
Dramaturgy: Iva Klestilová

Marius von Mayenburg wrote the play Der Stein to mark the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. It depicts Heidrun, her aged mother and teenage daughter returning in 1993 to their former house in Dresden. It is supposed to mark a new beginning of their lives, yet the past comes back to haunt them, old injustices rise to the surface, and the house becomes one of the lead characters.

Czech premiere performances: 28 and 29 May 2015 at the Estates Theatre

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