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Christoph Marthaler

Theatre, 2019-20 season Theatre, 2019-20 season

Christoph Marthaler

Bekannte Gefuhle Gemischte Gesichter (Known Feelings, Melee Faces)

with le Festival d'Automne à Paris

from to

Grande Halle

starting from 12€

duration 2h10

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  • Young Subscribers 12€
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Show of Christoph Marthaler, Anna Viebrock and the Volksbuhne's troupe

With Bekannte Gefühle, gemischte Gesichter (Familiar Feelings, Mixed Faces), Christoph Marthaler makes his personal farewell to the Castorf Era at Berlin’s Volksbühne. This show uses many songs to produce a meditation on what happens to artists as they are used up: what do sell by dates mean?

At the same time, the evening is an exhibition of a variety of Christoph Marthaler’s productions and a collage of music by composers including Handel, Satie, Mahler and Schubert. Designed by Anna Viebrock, the museum space (modelled on the Kunstmuseum in Basel) contains unpacked crates of art exhibits. Or as it turns out to be, the performers who have helped to perform Marthaler’s many productions, now put on pedestals as exhibits. While trying to find an exit – they start inventing their own world of nonsense, music and joy.

Practical information


Grande Halle

From November 21th to 24th
Thursday → Saturday at 8pm
Sunday at 4pm



Getting here

Porte de Pantin

Porte de Pantin

75, 151 : Porte de Pantin

Parking Sud" Cité de la Musique"
PRM call 01 40 03 75 75

Show in German surtitled in French

Before every show, the restaurant la Petite Halle is open.


Production credits

Visual Christoph Marthaler © Walter Mair

With The Paris Autumn Festival


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