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With the play "Think! Hannah Arendt", the Parktheater Edelbruch puts the life of the philosopher Hannah Arendt to the test. The philosopher was and is a role model: for thinking against the current, for the commitment against totalitarianism and for the unconditional will for freedom. She was a refugee, at times stateless. She went her way as a divorced woman. She was a person who remained true to her conscience and did not follow any ideology. She opposed populists.

Eingangsbereich Das Weite Theater
Eingangsbereich Das Weite Theater © visitBerlin, Foto: SSw

Her life is a reflection of the past century and at the same time frighteningly topical - full of contradictions and controversies.

A theater play as discourse, as speech and counter-speech, expanded by documentary material and philosophical texts.

  • Production: Parktheater Edelbruch
  • Direction and text: Kristin Giertler
  • Play: Kristin Giertler and Thomas Kornmann
  • Set design: Gesinde Finder
The realization of "Think! Hannah Arendt" is supported by the Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media.

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