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THE LANGUAGE OF FREEDOM
by Das Beckwerk, 2004
NB! THIS TEXT CAN NOT BE STAGED in the US, the UNITED KINGDOM or in AUSTRALIA!
Any staging of The Language of Freedom will take 17 minutes
For every new staging of The Language of Freedom certain parts of the text will have to be adjusted to the local circumstances.
1 dying national (or at least local) non-Anglo-Saxon language
3-5 local medias speaking the local dying language as their mother tongue and of which 1 (HE), a middle aged male, is well-known among the local (dying) people.
1 group/mass of spectators of which the majority understand the local dying language as their mother tongue
electronic devises & props
Since 2005 The Language of Freedom has been staged in the following places:
Odense Teater, Denmark, February-March 2005, director Klaus Hoffmeyer
Aalborg Teater, Denmark
Det Åpne Teatret, Oslo, Norway, September 2006
Rogaland Teater, Stavanger, Norway, September 2006
Nikolaj Contemporary Arts Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 2007, director Das Beckwerk
DieTheater Künstlerhaus, Vienna (Wiener Festwochen), Austria, June 2007, director Das Beckwerk