Dramaturgy

no apocalypse not now (2019) 

by Ariel Efraim Ashbel and friends

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

© Frank Sperling

No apocalypse not now takes the title from an essay written by Jacques Derrida. In this piece Ariel Efraim Ashbel and friends offer an exuberant, critical and equally hopefully take on the question of the world’s end. Investigating apocalyptic culture through a myriad of perspectives, the show envisions and dwells in new worlds unveiling the potentials and aesthetics of a reality after human kind. The performance proposes a revelation: joy without nihilism, optimism without compliance, and fun without irony.

 

DIRECTOR Ariel Efraim Ashbel
RESEARCH & CONCEPT Romm Lewkowicz
BY & WITH Jessica Gadani, Cassie Augusta Jørgensen,

Tatiana Saphir, and Sarah Thom
MUSIC Hacklander / Hatam
STAGE Eli Petel
COSTUMES Sandra Fink
LIGHTJoseph Wegmann
DRAMATURGY Petra Poelzl
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR Katharina Joy Book
DESIGN ASSISTANT Klara Mand
PRESS Wayra Scheubel
PRODUCTION björn & björn

A coproduction of Ariel Efraim Ashbel, FFT Düsseldorf, HAU Hebbel am Ufer (Berlin), Kampnagel Hamburg, and steirischer herbst ’19Funded by Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin)