Theater Strahl

Aschewolken Schauspieler steht draußen vor einer Backsteinmauer. Schauspielerin im Hintergrund vor Zaun.
Theatre & ­audiowalk

Aschewolken

from 13 years | open air | 80 minutes

About

He had it all planned. Just this one night, and then he’d take the next train and be off. Anywhere but here. But now he can’t get rid of her: Laura, this weird misfit girl, who says that she was also a friend of Mathé’s. “Is that what you do when a friend dies? Sort out things that he wasn’t able to do any more?” Laura asks when she challenges Michael after watching him climb out of the window to Mathé’s room. “Maybe. I don’t know. Well, it’s what I do anyway,” he replies. So they roam the streets of the city on the tracks of their mutual friend. And the more honest they become with each other, the more they sense that they’re not as alone as they’d thought. We follow their journey in a combination of theatre, audio walk and urban art.

Aschewolken gives us a perceptive and humorous glimpse of one night in the life of two young people as they explore the big questions about friendship and transience: existential and yet light as a feather. Location and story merge to form their own reality, as the audience joins the protagonists on their adventure. Voices and sounds are transmitted through headphones. Fiction and surroundings become blurred.

Aschewolken takes place open air in the grounds of Theater Strahl, Ostkreuz and the Youth Hostel Berlin Ostkreuz.

The play Aschewolken by Lisa Wentz was awarded the German Young People’s Theatre Prize 2020 by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (special prize for students of scenic writing). The play was created as part of our collaboration with the “Creative Writing for the Stage” programme at the UDK Berlin.

Podcast

We produced a Podcast to Aschewolken with background informations about the play. The podcast is in german. Concept: Hannah Schopf


Sponsor:

Logo Neustart Kultur Fonds Darstellende Künste Take Aktion

Cooperation:

Logo Jugendherberge Berlin Ostkreuz

Themes

  • Friendship
  • Memories and secrets
  • Adventure and running away
  • Death and grieving
  • Street art and tagging

Ensemble

Premiere
25th May 2021
Direction
Jörg Steinberg
Text
Lisa Wentz
Dramaturgy
Andra Born
Sounddesign
SANTA CHRISTiNA
Stage & Costume
Stephanie Dorn
Assistant director
Kathrin Reindl
Actors
Natascha Manthe
Justus Verdenhalven
Speaker
Florian Kroop

Tour booking enquiries

Technische Anforderungen:

Open Air: kann nur auf nicht-öffentlichem Gelände stattfinden, z.B. ein Schulhof oder Theatervorplatz
Aufbauzeit: ca. 2-3h
Beteiligte: 2 Darstellerinnen/ 2 Technikerinnen

For all tour booking enquiries please contact:

Theater Strahl Berlin gGmbH
Ekaterina Raykova-Merz
- Phone: +49 (0)30 69 59 97 77
- Email: tour@theater-strahl.de

For tickets in Berlin please contact: +49 (0)30 96 95 99 222 or tickets@theater-strahl.de

Or use our online booking form:

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September 9

Day Date Time Play Rated Venue Tickets
Tue 20. 18:00 h 13+ Ostkreuz Open air
20. 18:00 h

Aschewolken

13+
Ostkreuz Open air
Thu 22. 11:00 h 13+ Ostkreuz Open air
22. 11:00 h

Aschewolken

13+
Ostkreuz Open air
Fri 23. 11:00 h 13+ Ostkreuz Open air
23. 11:00 h

Aschewolken

13+
Ostkreuz Open air
Fri 30. 11:00 h 13+ Ostkreuz Open air
30. 11:00 h

Aschewolken

13+
Ostkreuz Open air

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