September 17, 2018
Ibsen's An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen Directed by Thomas Ostermeier In a version by Florian Borchmeyer October 12–13, 2018 Zellerbach Hall Price: Tickets start at $30 Berlin's esteemed Schaubühne theater presents a radically revised adaptation of An Enemy of the People, Ibsen's potent 1882 drama about individual and social responsibility. The story of a whistleblower in a small town whose efforts to speak truth to power are shut down by his self-interested neighbors, the play both implicates and exhilarates its audience in a conversation about the perils of democratic capitalism. Directed by Thomas Ostermeier, for decades a leading creative…
April 1, 2012
An annual cabaret put on by the German 100 course.
April 1, 2010
German Kabarett: eulen nach brrrrasilien.
October 1, 2008
Poetry slam with Michel Abdollahi and Sulaiman Masomi Michel Abdollahi, born in Teheran in 1981, has been living in Hamburg, Germany, for more than 20 years. He studied law, then entered the slam poetry scene in Hamburg where he has been active as an award winning poet and as a political voice fighting aggression in public schools and building bridges between Orient and Occident. He writes and performs in German and Farsi. Sulaiman Masomi, born in Kabul in 1979, moved to Germany with his parents a year later to escape the war against the Soviet Union. He has been active…
April 1, 2008
Fourth-annual German Kabarett at 7:00 p.m. both days, free and open to everyone.
April 1, 2008
Hoffentlich Verschleiert (Hopefully Veiled) Formerly on tour as The Floor Beauticians, Serpil Pak and Nursel Köse now bring their comedic talent to UC Berkeley! Come see these two German Turkish entertainers forge an intercultural dialogue between the Oriental headscarf and the Occidental bikini. Nursel Köse, the blonde-at-heart Teutonic Sultana, shining like a Bollywood star. Serpil Pak, the Oriental Valkyrie, trans-sex-cultural multiple-personality word-acrobat. Live performance (in German) followed by a discussion on "Humor as Strategy," moderated by Professor Deniz Göktürk (UC Berkeley). Presented by the German Department, the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, the Institute for European Studies, and the Multicultural Germany Project. Free…
April 1, 2007
German Kabarett performance: spRache ist blutwurst
April 1, 2006
German Kabarett: im Tor, dahinter und davor
7:30 p.m. both nights, all are welcome to attend.
April 1, 2005
German Kabarett: ins leben gequatscht!
With scenes and skits penned by Loriot, Gerhard Polt, Kurt Tucholsky and others.
7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.