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Testament: She She Pop
BRUSSELS  •  Palais des Beaux-Arts  •  Ongoing
She She Pop
In German with surtitles in Dutch and French
"Tell me, my daughters - since now we will divest us both of rule, interest of territory, cares of state - which of you shall we say doth love us most? That we our largest bounty may extend, where nature doth with merit challenge." It was in those words that Shakespeare's King Lear set about sorting out the issues of his succession with his three daughters. But father-daughter relationships can be infinitely more complex than Lear's disastrous equation between love and possessions. And inheritance can be something very different indeed. Those, essentially, are the issues raised by three She She Pop actresses with their fathers, who have been specially invited to join them on stage for the occasion. Score-settling, cross-examination, and misunderstandings succeed each other in this amusing and moving play that, little by little, reveals the mysterious contours of the Electra complex. A contemporary work about the inescapable generation gap. The Berlin performance collective's play has created quite a stir, both in Germany and farther afield.

She She Pop concept, set design, production - Sandra Fox set design - Lea Søvsø costumes - Christopher Uhe music - Bianca Schemel documentation - Sven Nichterlein lighting design - Florian Fischer sound - Kaja Jakstat dramaturgy - Laura Lo Zito trainee - Tobias Trost graphics - Elke Weber administratrion - Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin coproduction - Kampnagel, Hamburg coproduction - Forum Freies Theater, Düsseldorf coproduction - Regierenden Bürgermeister, Berlin support - Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V. support
with Joachim Bark, Sebastian Bark, Fanni Halmburger, Peter Halmburger, Lisa Lucassen, Mieke Matzke, Manfred Matzke, Ilia Papatheodorou, Theo Papatheodorou

Palais des Beaux-Arts Website

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Contact: Palais des Beaux-Arts
Salle Henry Le Bœuf
Rue Ravenstein

Tel: (32) 2 507 82 00

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