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Die Selbstmord-Schwestern / The Virgin Suicides

Based on themes from the novel by Jeffrey Eugenides

Susanne Kennedy transforms The Virgin Suicides, Jeffrey Eugenides’s debut novel about the mysterious fates of five teenage sisters, into a psychedelic trip using the structure of the Tibetan Book of the Dead and texts by LSD evangelist Timothy Leary. The figures on the stage are agents of memory: sometimes it’s the neighbourhood boys who observe the events, sometimes the sisters themselves who speak through the figures.

Directed by Susanne Kennedy
Stage Lena Newton
Costumes Teresa Vergho
Production Münchner Kammerspiele
Co-produced by Volksbühne Berlin


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Wiener Festwochen 2018 - Overview




Theater Akzent

Theresianumgasse 18
1040 Wien

Current Dates

  • Fri. 01 Jun 2018, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sat. 02 Jun 2018, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sun. 03 Jun 2018, 7:30 p.m.