Event Ganesh Versus the Third Reich
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Venue Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland
Umbrella Event Edinburgh International Festival 2014
First Date 9 August 2014
Last Date 12 August 2014
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional cooperative
World Premiere No
Description Ganesh Versus the Third Reich is poignant, heart-warming, beautiful, disarming, full of vulnerability and sly humour, questioning who has the right to tell a story and who has the right to be heard.

A young man is inspired to create a play about Ganesh, the Hindu god of overcoming obstacles. In his story, the elephant-headed god travels through Nazi Germany to reclaim the swastika, an ancient Hindu symbol. But as the play unfolds the actors themselves begin to feel the weighty responsibility of storytellers, and the director must find the strength to overcome the difficulties in his own life, and defend his play and his collaborators against an overbearing colleague.
Description Source Brochure
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Performers with disability
Subjects Adolf Hitler
Anti-war
Attitudes
Culture
History
Religion
Symbolism
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Johan Johannsson Composer
Shio Otani Costume Designer
Rhian Hinkley Designer
Mark Deans Devisor
Marcia Ferguson Devisor
Nicki Holland Devisor
Simon Laherty Devisor
Sarah Mainwaring Devisor
Scott Price Devisor
Brian Tilley Devisor
David Woods Devisor
Bruce Gladwin Director
Andrew Livingston Lighting Designer
Mark Cuthbertson Set and/or Property Maker
Works
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web
Brochure EIF 2014
Event Identifier 108911