Premieren 20/21

Showcase Trajal Harrell

By: Trajal Harrell
Zürich-Premieres & one Worldpremiere: 12.– 18. September 2020, Pfauen

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The Return of La Argentina choreographed & performed by Trajal Harrell, commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

The Conspiracy of Performance by Trajal Harrell & Perle Palombe, developed & supported by Skite 2010, Caen


Medea

After: Euripides
Staging: Leonie Böhm
Premiere: 19. September 2020, Schiffbau-Box

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Das Weinen
(Das Wähnen)

Based on texts by Dieter Roth
Staging: Christoph Marthaler
World Premiere: 20. September 2020, Pfauen

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A production of Schauspielhaus Zürich
Coproduced with Emilia Romagna Teatro Fondazione, Nanterre-Amandiers – centre dramatique national, Bergen International Festival, Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne and International Summer Festival Kampnagel, Hamburg


Frühlings Erwachen

By Lucien Haug after Frank Wedekind
Staging: Suna Gürler
World Premiere: 2. October 2020, Pfauen

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Mein Jahr der Ruhe und Entspannung

Based on the novel by Ottessa Moshfegh
Staging: Yana Ross
World Premiere: 22. October 2020, Pfauen

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Familie

By: Milo Rau
Zürich-Premiere: 24. October 2020, Pfauen

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A production by NTGent koproduziert von Romaeuropa Festival, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Schauspiel Stuttgart, Théâtre de Liège, Scène Nationale d’Albi


König der Frösche

After: Gebrüder Grimm
By: Nicolas Stemann
World Premiere: 14. November 2020, Pfauen

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Einfach das Ende der Welt

Staging: Christopher Rüping
Premiere: 3. December 2020, Schiffbau-Halle

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King Lear

By Miroslava Svolikova after William Shakespeare
Staging: Johan Simons
Premiere: December 2020, Pfauen

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A production by Schauspielhaus Bochum


Schwestern

After Drei Schwestern by Anton Tschechow
Staging: Leonie Böhm
Premiere: 16. Januar 2021, Pfauen

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Eine neue Inszenierung

By: Moved by the Motion (Wu Tsang & Tosh Basco mit Josh Johnson, Asma Maroof and guests)
Premiere: 23. January 2021, Schiffbau-Box

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Der Besuch der alten Dame

By: Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Staging: Nicolas Stemann
Premiere: 5. February 2021, Pfauen

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Kurze Interviews mit fiesen Männern

Based on the novel by David Foster Wallace
Staging: Yana Ross
Premiere: 12. February 2021, Schiffbau-Halle

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The Deathbed of Katherine Dunham

Staging & Choreography: Trajal Harrell
Premiere: March 2021, Kunsthalle Zürich

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A production of Schauspielhaus Zürich in cooperation with der Kunsthalle Zürich

The Deathbed of Katherine Dunham is part of the trilogy Porca Miseria, beauftragt vom Manchester International Festival, Schauspielhaus Zürich, Onassis Stegi, Kampnagel Hamburg, Holland Festival, Barbican, Dance Umbrella, NYU Skirball, Berliner Festspiele & The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi


Der Ring des Nibelungen

Staging: Christopher Rüping
Uraufführung: 27. March 2021, Pfauen

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Die Räuberinnen

After Die Räuber by Friedrich Schiller
Staging: Leonie Böhm
Zürich-Premiere: 9. April 2021, Pfauen

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A production of Münchner Kammerspiele


Eine neue Inszenierung

Staging: Alexander Giesche
Premiere: 24. April 2021, Schiffbau-Box

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Der Vater

By: August Strindberg
Staging: Nicolas Stemann
Zürich-Premiere: 30. April 2021, Pfauen

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Transferring from Münchner Kammerspielen


Netflix & Chill

Staging: Ives Thuwis & Sebastian Nübling
Premiere: 6. May 2021, Schiffbau-Halle

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Coproduction of jungen theater basel with Kaserne Basel, Schauspielhaus Zürich & HELLERAU, European Center for the Arts


The Lingering Now - O Agora que Demora - Our Odyssey II

After Die Odyssee by Homer
Staging: Christiane Jatahy
Zürich-Premiere: May 2021, Schiffbau-Halle

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A production by Théâtre National Wallonie-Bruxelles, SESC koproduziert von Ruhrtriennale, Comédie de
Genève, Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe, Teatro Municipal São Luiz, Festival d’Avignon, Le Maillon-Théâtre de Strasbourg Scène européenne, Riksteatern, Temporada Alta – Festival de Tardor de Catalunya


Dusk (Entre chien et loup)

After the film Dogville by Lars von Trier
Staging: Christiane Jatahy
Zürich-Premiere: May 2021, Schiffbau-Halle

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A production of Comédie de Genève co-produziert von Odéon-Théâtre de l’Europe, Théâtre National de Rennes


Antigone im Amazonas

By: Milo Rau
Zürich-Premiere: 15. May 2021, Pfauen

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A production of NTGent & International Institute of Political Murder (IIPM) in cooperation with the Movimento dos
Trabalhadores Sem Terra (MST)


Die Sorglosschlafenden, die Frischaufgeblühten

By: Johann Sebastian Bach, Friedrich Hölderlin, Christoph Marthaler
Staging: Christoph Marthaler
Zürich-Premiere: June 2021, Schiffbau-Box

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A production of SchauSpielHaus Hamburg co-produced by Schauspielhaus Zürich & Akademie der Künste, Berlin


Gefahr-Bar™ Spezial: Gebrochene Nachrichten (Breaking the News)

By & with: Thomas Kürstner, Nicolas Stemann & Sebastian Vogel
Premiere: 23. June 2021, Pfauen

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