Photo: Robert Schittko
Siddhartha is a Brahman, mendicant, merchant and dice player. He is searching for something. Inquisitive, understanding and humble. He breaks ties with his family to follow a path of asceticism and wisdom but even an encounter with the Buddha Gotama leaves him unsatisfied. Siddhartha then surrenders himself to a hedonistic life but is still unfulfilled. Only later does he come to know what happiness means to him. Hermann Hesse's »Indian Poetry« is powerful and fascinating. Simple and clear, it has lost none of its impact since the first publication in 1922. The contrast between the materialistic, rational world of the West and Eastern philosophy is not anything new but it contains a strong narrative. Siddhartha's »Heroic Journey to Enlightenment« is an overcoming of everything worldly. What does freedom really mean?

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Kammerspiele

Premiere 06 June 2019
Dates
Sat 26.10.2019 20.00 – 21.45
Maybe leftover tickets at the box office
Sun 27.10.2019 18.00 – 19.45
Maybe leftover tickets at the box office
Director
Lisa Nielebock

Stage
Oliver Helf

Costume
Ute Lindenberg

Music
Thomas Osterhoff

Dramaturgy
Ursula Thinnes

Cast
Jana Schulz (Siddhartha)
Uwe Zerwer (Father, Gotama, Vasudeva)
Wolfgang Vogler (Govinda)
Anna Kubin (Kamala)
Torsten Flassig (Son)