PREISE DER FESTIVALJURY: 1. George Mann: ODYSSEE & Ibrahim Miari: DAZWISCHEN (ex aequo) / 2. Narine Grigoryan: MEINE FAMILIE IST IN MEINEM KOFFER / 3. Corin Rhys Jones: 300 TO 1 /// Extrapreis: Mai Rojas: DIE LEGENDE VOM FAUN / DIE REISE /// Sonderpreis: Asnat Zibil: EXODUS AUS ÄGYPTEN /// PREISE DER FESTIVAL-ORGANISATOREN: Chris Davis: ONE-MAN APOCALYPSE / Yokko: BUTOH MEDEA

PRIZES OF THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL JURY: 1. George Mann: ODYSSEY & Ibrahim Miari: IN BETWEEN (ex aequo) / 2. Narine Grigoryan: MY FAMILY IS IN MY SUITCASE / 3. Corin Rhys Jones: 300 TO 1 /// Extra Prize: Mai Rojas: LEGEND OF THE FAUN / THE VOYAGE /// Special Prize: Asnat Zibil: EXODUs FROM EGYPT /// PRIZES OF THE FESTIVAL ORGANIZERS: Chris Davis: ONE-MAN APOCALYPSE / Yokko: BUTOH MEDEA

MONSE DUANY

tears do not make noise when falling


Monday, November 12|20:00|Pumpe


Language: Spanish |Running time: ca. 65 min.


from ALBERTO PEDRO TORRIENTE
Performed by MONSE DUANY

Osiris, an Afro-Cuban woman from San Pedrito in eastern Cuba, follows her lover, Alexander Petrovich to Lithuania – she wants to escape poverty and the unbearable heat. In Lithuania, she suffers, feels strange and misplaced, and starts dreaming of travelling to Miami. In her dreams, she sees the ghost of a popular Cuban-born singer La Lupe, who made a career in the U.S. in the 1960s and 1970s, and then died impoverished in the Bronx in 1992, at the age of 52.  In the tragic life of La Lupe, Osiris recognizes parallels to her own life.

The show is a musical drama – Duany performs, sings and dances. Between boleros and ballads, she speaks about emigration and a black woman’s life in a distant, foreign land so different from her home. She fears her husband who does not understand her.

Duany, a versatile actress performed LAS LÁGRIMAS NO HACEN RUIDO AL CAER with a great success in her home country.


Directed by Miguel Abreu und Monse Duany


Supported by Institut Français, Kiel

Kuba / Frankreich Cuba / France

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