DRAUSSEN VOR DER TÜR

2020

A celebration after Wolfgang Borchert

Theater Basel

Directing: Timon Jansen

Stage: Laura Knüsel

Costume: Milena Hermes

Dramaturgy: Rouven Genz

Acting:

Jonas Götzinger | Moritz von Treuenfels | Wanda Winzenried 

In a collective solemn act of inauguration of a monument, on the former fortification «Batterie» (Bruderholz Basel), the figure of Beckmann, a war returnee, rises again from the ghosts to raise his voice and ask again his question of guilt and responsibility. A commemoration in which the monument remains veiled until the end, but in which our superficial handling of history and with the trauma of an entire generation is revealed.

Photo Priska Ketterer