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Issue No. 2
Upcoming Art of Ageing theatre premiere in Craiova
Strawberry Orphans, a journey to an abandoned generation

September 27, Teatrul National "Marin Sorescu", Craiova, Romania

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Coproduced by Teatrul National "Marin Sorescu" Craiova, Romania & Staatstheater Braunschweig, Germany

Under the title "Strawberry Orphans", both theatres conducted research with Romanian families on the growing phenomenon of labor migration from Romania to western European countries. Picking strawberries, cleaning, taking care of the elderly and children are common jobs carried out by those men and women, while in the meantime, in Romania, their children are left alone, being taking care of by their grandparents. The production "Strawberry Orphans" (Erdbeerwaisen / Căpşunile şi Orfanii) is a joint theatre documentary play, with a mixed cast on stage from both theatre ensembles, reflecting those stories.

Additional dates

28 & 29 September 2014, Teatrul National Craiova

1 October 2014, Gong Theater, Sibiu

2 & 3 October 2014, Braşov

4 October 2014, Teatrul Nottara, Bucharest

23 October 2014, German premiere at the Staatstheater Braunschweig

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Click here to read the performance flyer in Romanian

All theatre premieres

The clock is ticking / Die Uhr tickt / Pe ceas

By Peca Stefan, directed by Malte C. Lachmann

3 October, Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Germany

Fen Fires / Land der ersten Dinge / Bludičky

By Nino Haratischwili, directed by Brit Bartkowiak
14 November, Deutsches Theater Berlin, Germany

27 November, Slovak National Theatre Bratislava, Slovakia

I am crying instead of my dog / Ich befürchte, jetzt kennen wir uns

By Ivor Martinić, directed by Miriam Horwitz
16 November, Theater und Orchester Heidelberg, Germany

16 January 2015, Gavella City Drama Theatre, Zagreb, Croatia

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Highlights of the premiere "The Clock is ticking" in Timisoara!
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"Never isolate yourself"  
Interview with Nino Haratischwili in Bratislava during the rehearsals of Fen fires (Land der ersten Dinge / Bludicky)
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