the surrender

Sunday, November 9 | 18:00 | Schauspielhaus (Studio)

Language: German | Running time: approx. 75 minutes   German premiere

Based on the book of the same title by TONI BENTLEY
Theatrical adaption by  ISABELLE STOFFEL

“The Surrender” is the story about a woman’s unusual, eccentric sexual pilgrimage. Based on Toni Bentley’s daring and controversial memoir, the play tells the story of a ballerina who finds unexpected pleasure in the sexual landscape. Initiated by one of her lovers in the erotic experience of extreme submission, she discovers the joy of being on the other side of convention.

Following a twice-extended run of sold-out shows in Madrid’s alternative theater scene, “The Surrender” was presented in a production at the Spanish National Theater at the historic Teatro María Guerrero. It has since toured Spain and has had one-month seasons in Edinburgh (Fringe) and Buenos Aires. The company is currently preparing the German version, having its premiere in Kiel.

Sigfrid Monleón, Isabelle Stoffel  Direction
Ilana Walker  Light design and sound
Omnivoros  Set design

Christina Rodriguez  Costume design
Helena Tsiflidis  Production management
Sweetmedia  Grafic design and photography

David Ricondo, Veronica Pérez  Production Spain

A production of Traspasada and the Spanish National Theatre (Centro Dramático Nacional). Thanks to Pro Helvetia, Burgergemeinde Bern, Ernst Göhner Stiftung andMinisterio de educación, cultura y deporte INAEM.

Schweiz Switzerland Spanien Spain

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