Die Hahn Produktion Die Orestie des Aischylos 1994


Peter Stein, co-founder of the Berliner Schaubühne and director of the play at the Salzburger Festspiele directed Aischylos' "DIE ORESTIE" in Moscow with several of the most well-known Russian actors.

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The premiere in January 1994 in the largest theatre in Moscow, Theater der Russischen Armee, was received enthusiastically both by the audience and by the Russian and foreign press.

The project was carried out as a production by HAHN PRODUKTION and the Internationalen Vereinigung der Theaterverbände, Moscow, in co-operation with the Goethe Institute in Moscow and the cultural department of the German Foreign Office in Bonn.

"DIE ORESTIE" was the result of a co-production with the Kunstfest Weimar, the Rotterdamse Schouwburg, the Edinburgh International Festival, and the Maison des Arts et de la Culture Créteil und Le Manège, Maubeuge.

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Press reviews: " A significant event for European theatre. Wails of jubilation." (DIE ZEIT)

"A great festival - Peter Stein's long-awaited "ORESTIE DES AISCHYLOS" wildly acclaimed in Moscow´s Theatre of Russian Army" (SÜDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG)

"Triumph for Stein's "ORESTIE" in the Reithalle!" (ABENDZEITUNG Munich)

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"The fragment of a bright world shines down onto the stage, a comedy on a precipice, something glittery, bouncy, something light. The audience - a happy one, a cheerful one – embraces it.” (DER SPIEGEL)

"Bravo, thanks, come back soon!" (LE MONDE, Frankreich)

"A German director, a Russian actor, three pieces of Greek tragedy, seven and a half hours of theatre - a hit!" (THE INDEPENDENT, England) to top

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