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LesArt & Junges DT

Every year, a group of young people from LesArt and the Junge DT prepare a staged reading of a current youth novel during the summer vacations and perform it in the Box. HOW TO LOSE A ROOM CAPSULE by Alison McGhee is nominated for the German Youth Literature Award and the Youth Jury Award 2022.

Deutsches Theater Außenansicht
Deutsches Theater Außenansicht © Arno Declair

"Shouldn't I have felt something? Some tremor of the universe? Shouldn't I have known?"

Sixteen-year-old Will is a walker. Night after night, he walks through Los Angeles, running the day out of his mind. Experiences are stuck in his head that are difficult to process - constantly his thoughts and memories begin to spin, constantly he encounters others alone with himself.

Will's present and past fan out in 100 short miniatures. Flashbacks and associations create a novel about dealing with traumatic experiences and being there for each other.

A cooperation project of LesArt and Junges DT. Thanks to dtv Verlagsgesellschaft for their kind support.

(Program in German)

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Participating artists
Kristina Stang (Leitung)
Sofie Hüsler (Leitung)
Deutsches Theater Berlin - Box und Bar
Deutsches Theater Berlin - Box und Bar
Deutsches Theater Berlin - Box und Bar