Reality + Fiction: Berlin’s Rimini Protokoll

OCT 07, 2013 | 3:30 PM

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WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

1218: Segal Theatre

WHEN:

October 07, 2013: 3:30 PM

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ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Screening at 3:00pm, followed by conversation at 6:30pm.

When people tell their own stories on stage, where are the boundaries between theater, reality, documentary, participation, and fiction? Berlin-based theater group Rimini Protokoll creates participatory and documentary theater experiences that explore topics such as Egyptian muezzin resisting the consolidation of their profession (Radio Muezzin), Athenians grappling with the Greek economic crisis (Prometheus in Athens), and jet-setting children of corporate executives who feel most at home while in transit (Airport Kids). An afternoon screening of recent major works (Wahl Kampf Wallenstein, Prometheus in Athens, and the 100 Percent series) will be followed by an evening conversation, moderated by Frank Hentschker, between the artists of Rimini Protokoll and noted participatory performance scholar Claire Bishop.

Cosponsored by the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center.