Schaubühne Berlin
Fräulein Julie

after August Strindberg

30 April 2013 - 4 May 2013 / 19:45

£16 - 42

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Strindberg’s tragedy is reimagined for the multimedia age as theatrical performance and live filming techniques converge, lending fresh cinematic perspective to a classic story.

Aristocratic Julie and Jean, a servant in her household, are entangled in a sexually charged game. But as their dangerous pursuit of one another escalates, Strindberg’s play finds a new focus. For it is Jean’s fiancée, a cook of few words, who is given a voice in this moving adaptation that uses real-time film and sound effects to track the life-changing events through Kristin’s eyes.
Recognised for her virtuosic blend of theatre and technology, Katie Mitchell co-directs with regular collaborator Leo Warner in their Schaubühne and Barbican debuts.

'A staging of such constantly startling virtuosity it amounts to a non-stop 75-minute coup de théâtre' Time Out ★★★★★

75 mins/no interval

Age guidance 14+

Performed in German with English surtitles

30 Apr
Post-show talk
with Katie Mitchell, in conversation with Dan Rebellato
Free to same-day ticket holders

In a version by Katie Mitchell
German translation by Maja Zade
Directed by Katie Mitchell and Leo Warner
Set and costumes by Alex Eales
Lighting by Philip Gladwell
Sound by Gareth Fry and Adrienne Quartly
Music by Paul Clark
Dramaturgy by Maja Zade

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