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ImPulsTanz SPECIAL – Needcompany / Jan Lauwers at the Burgtheater
“The Art of Entertainment: Neecompany plays the Death of Michael König”
The piece was developed by the renowned choreographer Jan Lauwers | Needcompany in cooperation with actors of the Burgtheater. The black comedy “The Art of Entertainment” revolves around a famous actor who decides to end his life because he feels that he’s slowly loosing his memories and by that the place of his soul. He receives an invitation to commit public suicide in the reality show “The Art of Entertainment”, which enjoys great ratings all over the world.
In this show, a cooking-program, a French celebrity chef cooks the final meal for the suicide candidate of the evening. At this dinner a conversation about the decadence of western culture enfolds. Bon appétit...!
April 23-25 and June 11-12, starting at 19.30 at Akademietheater