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La reprise. Histoire(s) du théâtre (I) [Cancelled]

Milo Rau

Delving into a sordid news item, Milo Rau, one of the most forceful directors in contemporary theatre, questions the very essence of theatre and its capacity to depict the unbearable.

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Milo Rau (Ghent + Berlin) International Institute of Political Murder

Born in Bern, Switzerland in 1977, the director, essayist, journalist and filmmaker Milo Rau has over the past fifteen years been rejuvenating documentary theatre, which he views as a “combat sport”.

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Media Coverage

“The production that dominated conversations in Avignon […] Credit must go to the extraordinary cast, especially the amateurs who blended in seamlessly.”

The New York Times (États-Unis), 19-07-2018

“It is an extraordinarily mature, crystalline, engaging and compelling piece of theatre […] The acting is exceptional across the board.”

The Guardian (Royaume-Uni), 11-07-2018

It is troubling, and rightly so.” (Royaume-Uni), 08-08-2019

“Milo Rau pretty much lives up to his legend with this profound and disturbing piece of epic metatheatre […] A deceptively brilliant mise en scene from Rau himself and some truly awesome blurring of the live/pre-recorded video boundary.”

Time Out (Royaume-Uni), 04-08-2019

“This is realism at its most flexible and courageous, less a set of conventions than a compulsion to imagine the seemingly unimaginable.” (Australie), 06-03-2019



Closing party [Cancelled]

Wednesday, June 3, 10 p.m., Headquarters (QG).