Be informed earlier with coffee and croissants: On Sunday, 18 August the first premieres of the new season will be in the spotlight, starting with an introduction by our chief dramaturg Claus Caesar to Sebastian Hartmann's production Lear
by William Shakespeare and The politicians
) by Wolfram Lotz (world premiere), which premieres on 30 August at the Deutsches Theater. Afterwards, our ensemble members will introduce the author Michel Houellebecq with selected texts. His novel Whatever (Ausweitung der Kampfzone),
directed by Ivan Panteleev, will premier on 8 September at Kammerspiele. Then, it's all about The Giraffe’s Neck
(Der Hals der Giraffe
): Philipp Arnold adapts Judith Schalansky's novel for the Box on 22 September. And last but not least, the dramaturges John von Düffel and Sima Djabar Zadegan talk with director Amir Reza Koohestani about his production plans on Heiner Müller's Philoktet
(premiere: 5 October, Kammerspiele).