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Five Easy Pieces

Archa Theatre, Na Poříčí 26, Praha 1 - Nové Město, 110 00

  • drama


  • Sat 24. 11. 2018 18.00
  • Sun 25. 11. 2018 13.00

Is it possible — and with which means — to perform the life of child killer Marc Dutroux with children?

Swiss theatre director Milo Rau and his International Institute of Political Murder (IIPM) have conquered the biggest international stages in recent years with their matchless political theatre. Their works are based on testimonies and reconstructions of true stories and mercilessly break through the taboos of our age. Together with the CAMPO arts centre from Ghent, they have set up an ambitious project involving children and teenagers between 8 and 13 years old. Rau uses the biography of the country’s most notoriously shameful criminal to sketch a brief history of Belgium and to reflect on the (re)presentation of human feelings on stage.

concept, text & direction > Milo Rau

text & performance > Rachel Dedain, Maurice Leerman, Pepijn Loobuyck, Willem Loobuyck, Polly Persyn, Peter Seynaeve, Elle Liza Tayou & Winne Vanacker

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