Drama The New Stage

Ghost are Only Humans Too

Katja Brunner
Czech premiere performances: 14 and 15 May 2020



Translation: Viktorie Knotková
Stage director: Kamila Polívková
Dramaturgy: Nina Jacques
Sets: Antonín Šilar
Costumes: Ivana Kanhäuserová

Old people. Their last homes are in homes. At one time, they possessed energy, led private and social lives – and now their bodies only feign to be that which they used to be. Slivers of experience, talks that do not get beyond the edge of the bed, bruises, which can be explained as the result of the nursing staff’s “affection”. Dreams turn into nightmares, one is being consumed from within. The young German playwright Katha Brunner (born in 1991) lays bare that which is not pleasant to listen to – the voice of helplessness, penetrating our ears uninvited and with great urgency.

Czech premiere performances: 14 and 15 May 2020


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