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Schaubühne

An Enemy of the People

October 12–13, 2018

by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Thomas Ostermeier
In a version by Florian Borchmeyer


Berlin's Schaubühne theater presents a radically revised adaptation of An Enemy of the People, Ibsen's potent 1882 drama about individual and social responsibility. The story of a whistleblower in a small town whose efforts to speak truth to power are shut down by his self-interested neighbors, the play both implicates and exhilarates its audience in a conversation about the perils of democratic capitalism. Directed by Thomas Ostermeier, for decades a leading creative voice and provocateur in European theater, the production has received strong reactions from audiences and critics alike, largely because of its controversial handling of the play's climactic scene.

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Cast:
Dr. Stockmann: Christoph Gawenda >>
Councillor: Konrad Singer >>
Mrs. Stockmann: Eva Meckbach >>
Hovstad: Renato Schuch >>
Aslaksen: David Ruland >>
Billing: Moritz Gottwald >>
Morten Kiil: Thomas Bading >>

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Pictured: Thomas Bading as Morten Kiil. Schaubühne Berlin performs Ibsen's An Enemy of the People Friday–Saturday, October 12–13, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.
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Pictured Left to Right: Christoph Gawenda as Dr. Stockmann and Thomas Bading as Morten Kiil. Schaubühne Berlin performs Ibsen's An Enemy of the People Friday–Saturday, October 12–13, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.
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Pictured Left to Right: Moritz Gottwald as Billing, Christoph Gawenda as Dr. Stockmann, and Renato Schuch at Hovstad. (Eva Meckbach as Mrs. Stockmann in back). Schaubühne Berlin performs Ibsen's An Enemy of the People Friday–Saturday, October 12–13, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.
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Pictured: Christoph Gawenda as Dr. Stockmann. Schaubühne Berlin performs Ibsen's An Enemy of the People Friday–Saturday, October 12–13, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.
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Pictured Left to Right: Konrad Singer as Councillor and Christoph Gawenda as Dr. Stockmann. Schaubühne Berlin performs Ibsen's An Enemy of the People Friday–Saturday, October 12–13, 2018 in Zellerbach Hall.
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