Event Ganesh Versus the Third Reich
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Venue Hebbel am Ufer, Berlin, Germany
First Date April 2013
Last Date April 2013
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Part of a Tour Yes
Description The story begins with the elephant-headed god Ganesh traveling through Nazi Germany to reclaim the Swastika, an ancient Hindu symbol. As this intrepid hero embarks on his journey a second narrative is revealed: the actors themselves begin to feel the weighty responsibility of storytellers and question the ethics of cultural appropriation.
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Physical Theatre
Performers with disability
Name Function Notes
Rhian Hinkley Animator
Jonas Johansen 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
Kate Sulan Devisor
Brian Tilley Devisor
David Woods Devisor
Bruce Gladwin Director
Andrew Livingston Lighting Designer
Mark Cuthbertson Set and/or Property Maker
Text Nationality Australia
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web https://english.hebbel-am-ufer.de/programme/archive/g/back-to-back/
Event Identifier 141863