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Strange things happen in the lobby of the HOTEL HEAVEN. At five in the morning, three guests meet unexpectedly and by chance, but is there such a thing: coincidence? While the internationally sought-after brain specialist Prof. Feininger encounters a "light-seer" named Blanche during check-out, the young journalist Raquel is stuck in the elevator.


As soon as she is freed, it becomes clear that this elevator has a lot to offer. Especially a dead man, who falls into the lobby with glistening light and Bachian sounds. What is it about this dead man that transforms the night and sends a perplexed doorman and his guests into surreal dreams, encounters, longings and fears? Is this dead man a fallen angel, a Lucifer, or the devil, as the cantatas say?

Thus begins an erratic game that brings all four night characters to personal limits, where the great questions of meaning, faith, death, transience and futility lurk - mirrored, played around and commented on by the timeless music and deep spirituality of Johann Sebastian Bach's cantatas. And since these questions touch us all, the Night at the Hotel also invites its theater guests to sing along (only those who want to, of course). In the end, everyone finds themselves back in the same place at the same time at five in the morning. Only now no one is like before.
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Frieda Barck (soprano), Elmar Hauser (countertenor), Christian Pohlers (tenor), Elias Arranz (baritone), Stefanie Dietrich and musicians of the lautten compagney Berlin

ARRANGEMENTS AND MUSICAL DIRECTION Wolfgang Katschner INSTRUCTION Ansgar Weigner DESIGN Jürgen Kirner IDEA AND DRAMATURGY Bernhard Glocksin

lautten compagney Berlin