Die Physiker
Theatre

A comedy in two acts by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

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  • Eine Szene aus Die Physiker
    © Ingo Hoehn
  • Inszenierung – Ensemble

  • Resumption
  • 2 hours 25 minutes with an interval
  • Recommended age: 14+
  • With English surtitles

Classic Dürrenmatt drama under self-direction

Murder in an asylum! The perpetrator claims to be Einstein. It quickly becomes clear that everyone is up to something. But in truth the head doctor has long been pulling the strings in the background. The Basel Company reconstructs the 1962 premiere – the backdrop black and white, along with a red curtain and outdated female stereotypes. An amusing comedy that demonstrates with playful vigour how the world and its order are falling apart at the seams.

«Above all, Dürrenmatt's dark humour comes to the fore. […] First and foremost, however, it is just fantastic fun to watch the actors on stage: they visibly enjoy their roles and have completely immersed themselves in the aesthetics of the 1960s.» SRF 1

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