Let Them Eat Money. Which Future?! (Let Them Eat Money. Welche Zukunft?!)

by Andres Veiel in collaboration with Jutta Doberstein
Director Andres Veiel
Music Fabian Kalker
Movement and aerial acrobatics choreography Sasha Krohn
Dramaturgy Ulrich Beck
World premiere
28 September 2018, Deutsches Theater
Co-production with the Stiftung Humboldt Forum im Berliner Schloss
Kathleen MorgeneyerYldune Kaayan
Thorsten HierseHans "Onz" Perret
Susanne-Marie WrageFranca Roloeg
Paul GrillRappo Rosser
Frank SeppelerStefan Tarp
Jörg PoseFrerich Konnst
Celia Bähr / Luise HartSina, Yldune's daughter
Jürgen HuthJürgen Bandowski
Fabian Kalker / Nicolas FehrLive music
Yldune Kaayan
Hans "Onz" Perret
Franca Roloeg
Rappo Rosser
Stefan Tarp
Frerich Konnst
Celia Bähr / Luise Hart
Sina, Yldune's daughter
Jürgen Bandowski
Fabian Kalker / Nicolas Fehr
Live music
Deutschlandfunk Kultur
Barbara Behrendt, 29.09.2018
Veiel offers up [...] a beguiling thought experiment, a cleverly thought-out dystopia, which is never content with simple questions or simple solutions and often touches on the problems of reality. [...]

A profound theatre laboratory, an exuberant piece of intellectual theatre, conceptually a successful research experiment.
Veiel offers up [...] a beguiling thought experiment, a cleverly thought-out dystopia, which is never content with simple questions or simple solutions and often touches on the problems of reality. [...]

A profound theatre laboratory, an exuberant piece of intellectual theatre, conceptually a successful research experiment.
Inforadio vom rbb
Nadine Kreuzahler, 29.09.2018
Veiel manages to condense many of the urgent questions and debates of our time and to dismiss the audience at the end of the evening with something to think about. Veiel manages to condense many of the urgent questions and debates of our time and to dismiss the audience at the end of the evening with something to think about.
Berliner Morgenpost
Georg Kasch, 30.09.2018
The play "Let Them Eat Money", developed by Veiel [...], is an earnest attempt to imagine the possible effects of today’s crises and problems. An evening that shakes things up before it’s too late. The play "Let Them Eat Money", developed by Veiel [...], is an earnest attempt to imagine the possible effects of today’s crises and problems. An evening that shakes things up before it’s too late.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Hannah Bethke, 02.10.2018
"We will call to account those who have used up our future,” says Yldune, who is played so powerfully by Kathleen Morgeneyer that it is worth seeing this thoughtful political piece for her performance alone – but also for the symbiosis of the colour tones, music, characters and the story that is told.  "We will call to account those who have used up our future,” says Yldune, who is played so powerfully by Kathleen Morgeneyer that it is worth seeing this thoughtful political piece for her performance alone – but also for the symbiosis of the colour tones, music, characters and the story that is told. 
New York Times
A.J. Goldmann, 21.11.2018
The script by Mr. Veiel, a noted filmmaker, and his collaborator Jutta Doberstein does a fine job dramatizing the complex ideas developed during the workshops, explaining complex hypothetical economic and political scenarios in clever and nuanced ways. The tight eight-person cast spends a lot of time explaining what went wrong and how, but the fluid and sleekly futuristic staging, featuring video projections, stark lighting and some onstage acrobatics, holds the audience's attention well.

The result is an engrossing drama that skillfully avoids preaching or propagandizing [...]
The script by Mr. Veiel, a noted filmmaker, and his collaborator Jutta Doberstein does a fine job dramatizing the complex ideas developed during the workshops, explaining complex hypothetical economic and political scenarios in clever and nuanced ways. The tight eight-person cast spends a lot of time explaining what went wrong and how, but the fluid and sleekly futuristic staging, featuring video projections, stark lighting and some onstage acrobatics, holds the audience's attention well.

The result is an engrossing drama that skillfully avoids preaching or propagandizing [...]

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