Due to a change in the schedule, the premiere has been postponed from 20.09.2023 to 05.10.2023. All dates scheduled until then are cancelled.
So Isabella seeks advice from Lord Mortimer and devises a plan with him. The aristocratic peers fuel the intrigue in the hope that politics and the state will revert to their supposedly legitimate order. And meanwhile the military threat from France for England seems more and more acute.
The Austrian dramatist Ewald Palmetshofer wrote the title of Christopher Marlowe's posthumous royal drama, shortened it and condensed it with his radically poetic language. He shifts the battlefield of history into the private sphere and makes love absolute.
In the opening production in the box, director Jessica Weisskirchen deals with questions of masculinity, love and power. what is the value of love What does it mean to radically oppose one's own desires to state power and religion? And to what extent should one fight for love? In Edward II Love is Me, a web of intrigue, interests, power, uncompromising violence and defeat is created, at the end of which a young prince will rise to power.
After the performances on September 23rd and October 1st, 2023, you can expect in the box: Get hands-on now! The other audience discussion
Get off the chairs, into the stage design and behind the scenes! How does this place feel? Is that wood or cardboard? Which materials were processed? Do you sweat in latex pants? And how does the fog actually work?
Bring all your questions with you, because together we will go to the place of action: on the stage. And first of all, you have the floor! Share your impressions, observations and thoughts with us, the Edward II team. I am love is there for you and will answer your questions.
A DT context event.
Jessica Weisskirchen (Regie)
Günter Hans Wolf Lemke (Bühne und Kostüme)
Hannes-Michael Bronczkowski (Choreografie)
Christopher-Fares Köhler (Dramaturgie)
Julia Plickat (Künstlerische Produktionsleitung)
Jens Koch (Edward II)
Lenz Moretti (Gaveston / Spencer)
Mathilda Switala (Königin Isabella)
Max Krause (Mortimer)
Katrija Lehmann (Peer I)
Jonas Hien (Peer 2 / Bischof)
Cai Cohrs (Prinz / Edward III)
Caspar Nekrasov (Prinz / Edward III)
Ilja van Urk (Prinz / Edward III)