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024 BE RGE N INTE RN AT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2019 FR I CT I ON The Sandman m t ​ offmann’s horror story in a H Scandinavian production by theatrical legend Robert Wilson. premiere GRIEGH A LLE N GRIEG SA L E N DAT E/ T I M E Saturday 01 June at 19:30 Sunday 02 June at 18:00 What happens to children who won't go to bed? The wicked Sandman comes and throws sand into their eyes, so that they start bleeding from their heads. And what if you never quite could shake off that nightmare? Robert Wilson directs The Sandman, a terri- ble tale from German Romanticism by E.T.A. 2:30 including interval Hoffman, often considered one of the very first horror story writers. The music is by British dra- L AN GUAGE matic rock singer-songwriter Anna Calvi and Performed in German and English, performed by the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus titled in English. ensemble with the German star singer and actor Christian Friedel in the lead. T IC KET D U RAT IO N Standard: 250/600/800 Senior: 225/540/720 Under 30: 190 FiB Fordel : 200/480/640 AD D I T I O N A L IN FO RM ATI O N Two movie versions of the Sandman story will be shown at FiB x BIFF, see p. 81.. o Friedel plays the role of Nathanael, who loses his father in a mystical explosion. The little boy is convinced that the tragic event must be related to the wicked Sandman. Even as an adult, Nathanael can never let the gruesome bedtime story go. The Sandman is filled with enchanted eye glas- ses, living dolls and magic fire, and said to be one of Robert Wilson's greatest productions. His subtle light compositions, precise movements and bold stage settings blur the line between reality and delusion in one of the 2019 Festival's signature productions. Meet the Artist Robert Wilson By E.T.A. Hoffmann, Robert Wilson and Anna Calvi Robert Wilson direction, design, lighting Anna Calvi music Jacques Reynaud costume design Jherek Bischoff musical arrangements Ann-Christin Rommen co-direction Annick Lavallée-Benny co-set design Alexander Djurkov-Hotter assistant costume design Scott Bolman co-lighting design Manu Halligan make up-design Tomasz Jeziorski video Janine Ortiz dramaturgy Christian Friedel, Lou Strenger, Jonas Friedrich Leonhardi, Rainer Philippi, Rosa Enskat, Andreas Grothgar, Konstantin Lindhorst, Yi-An Chen, Alexej Lochmann, André Kaczmarczyk cast Zuzana Leharová violin, keyboard Radek Stawarz viola Nathan Bontrager cello Bernd Keul bass Annette Maye clarinet, bass clarinet Achim Fink tuba, trombone Roger Schaffrath guitar, mandolin Tim Dudek drums, electronic Frank Schulte sound design Produced by Unlimited Performing Arts, Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen Supported by H. Westfal-Larsen og Hustru Anna Westfal-Larsens Almennyttige Fond See p. 97. 024 #FE STSPILLEN E19