Pina Bausch |Tanztheater Wuppertal

Dance, For all Dance, For all, 2022|23 season

Pina Bausch |Tanztheater Wuppertal

Café Müller

Théâtre de La Ville

from to

Grande Halle

starting from €26

duration: 45 min

  • July 2023
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  • Full price 40
  • Subscribers and Villette card 32
  • Young subscribers 26
  • Reduced prices 26-€35
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Created in 1978, Café Müller is the foundational masterpiece of Pina Bausch’s Tanztheater, one of the most important artistic figures of the 20th century.

The stage is covered in chairs and tables, evoking an abandoned cafe. A woman steps up, eyes closed and arms stretched out, only to stumble and fall. A man carves a way for her by clearing out the chairs. Another woman crosses the cluttered space and then disappears. Dido’s Lament by Henry Purcell starts to play. Hence begins Café Müller, an essential and sublime dance that tells the story of desire and loneliness. The six performers look for each other, catch each other whether with violence or tenderness, but always in vain. Punctuated by silences and the clatter of chairs, the music carries the fluidity of bodies to peaks of emotion.

Practical information

from 6 to 12 july 2023
Everyday 7pm & 9pm

Break on 9.07

45 min

Getting here

Porte de Pantin

Porte de Pantin

75, 151 : Porte de Pantin


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