Mutti

2F / 3M

Germany may have reached the finals of the World Championship, but the governing “grand coalition” is in a crisis. That is why Vice-Chancellor Sigmar orders his boss Angela, as well as Ursula and Horst, to undergo group therapy. With guidance from a professional counselor, “Mutti” (as Angela Merkel is popularly called in Germany) is supposed to learn, in a family setting, that she cannot make every decision singlehandedly. And while the German national team fights for the title in Brazil (with everyone watching anxiously on their smartphones), a verbal battle ensues at home, with live polls providing the changing popularity rankings of the protagonists. The main focus of dispute is Angela’s policy on Europe – it is supposed to become more passionate. But the chancellor is already a few steps ahead of her opponents and pursues her own counter-strategy …

Juli Zeh

Juli Zeh

Juli Zeh was born 1974 in Bonn. She studied law from 1993 till 1998 in Passau and Leipzig. Even before the bar exam, she began studies at the Institute for German Literature in Leipzig, which she completed in 2000. In 2001 her first novel, Adler und ...

Plays by Juli Zeh

Charlotte Roos

Charlotte Roos

Charlotte Roos was born in Düsseldorf in 1974, and after completing her studies to M.A. level in German and Romance languages attained her first roles as assistant director. From 2001, she directed productions in Graz, Bochum, Hanover and Zü ...

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U: 22.05.2014 Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen in Koproduktion mit dem Deutschen Nationaltheater Weimar (Regie: Hasko Weber)