BENIN


Staged Reading of the German translation


DURATION approx. 1:30 hr.


01.06.2019  20:30 h (GMT 18:30), LIVE-STREAM  


Alte Feuerwache, Bühne


DASS UNSERE KINDER RIESEN - MAY OUR CHILDREN BE GIANTS

by Sèdjro Giovanni Houansou

The poetic theater text These Words I will Swallow, which the Beninese writer wrote during our thematic focus MACHT.BEWEGUNG.DEMOKRATIE  (POWER.MOVEMENT.DEMOCRACY) is inspired by the outbreak of and emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Resilience, survival, self-medication, shock, restrictive measures as well as necessary measures are his point of departure in this powerful dramatic piece. Sèdjro Giovanni Houansou sees himself as an author who is politically and socio-culturally involved.

 

SCENIC ARRANGEMENT Azizè Flittner | TRANSLATION Annette Bühler-Dietrich