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The way out of Europe

With people loaded boats heading for European ports: Falls today, the word refugee wave, then it is these images that most have in mind. Hardly anyone will think of the great vessels, the left in the thirties and forties of the last century in the direction of Argentina.

Packed with people fleeing from Hitler, Stalin, Franco, or simply the poverty that is there. The theatre, author Anne Jelena Schulte has self-related, which formerly had to emigrate, and on the Rio de la Plata in the "Hotel of immigrants" asylum got.

Together with the theatre formation, the Capri Connection, she has opened the door to Argentina, this "forgotten," Europeans investigate, numerous Interviews and moving biographies brought. For example, a Swiss, offered, you, like so many Stricken by poverty, to disembark, you cheap, or even for money to Argentina. Even today, there are in the North, in the middle of Nowhere of the Argentinian jungle, all the Swiss villages.

All of the documentary Material now finds himself artistically compacted in the theater room again. The audience takes on the black swivel chairs and in the middle of the performer: Susanne Abelein, accompanied by live music, from then and now. For this purpose, the Argentine artist Pedro Roth paints every evening a new experience of his Vision of a better way of dealing with refugees.

"Hotel of immigrants" is a theatre piece, which tells about the individual Welded a long-forgotten piece of history the weekly. And at the same time shows refugees how quickly people can be. The elderly Europeans, made by Schulte in Argentina, looking deeply concerned at the political developments in the old country.

Gessnerallee 8
Thu (Premiere) / Sa / Di / Mi to 20 PM, 18 PM
admission is 16 francs, Up 24.3.


Created: 13.03.2019, 15:32 PM

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