Penthesilea
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Tragedy by Heinrich von Kleist
Premiere 29.01.2022

  • Recommended age: 16+

Showdown on the battlefield near Troy

Fate and passion bring Penthesilea, the queen of the Amazons, and the Greek warrior Achilles together. But law dictates: only a victorious Amazon also has a right to erotic conquest. The lust for love and blood are soon inseparable. Eva Trobisch stages the splendidly composed struggle of two lovers against themselves and against each other. As representatives of an outdated system, they break with the social order that leaves no room for alternative ways of life. After Trobisch’s award-winning film ‹Alles ist gut› with ensemble member Aenne Schwarz in the lead role, ‹Penthesilea› is now 
her first theatre production.