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2017-21: "the Notebook"

A Collectif barbare / Theater Tuchlaube / Théâtre des Osses co-production

Two nine-year-old twins are the protagonists of "the Notebook". Because of the ongoing war, their mother decides to leave them in the countryside at her mother's house, hoping that there, the boys must not starve. But their grandmother will mistreat and exploit them mercilessly.

In order to protect themselves, the twins conceive of exercises to harden themselves physically and psychologically, of which they take notes in a large notebook. They develop their own moral concepts, absent models or instructions.

In her powerful book, Agota Kristof illustrates the effects of war on civilian populations through the lens of a perverted childhood. She writes about uprooting and loneliness, violence and cruelty.

“LE GRAND CAHIER” is a musical theater based on the book "le grand Cahier" by Agota Kristof.

with: Irina Ungureanu and Vera Kardos
German voice: Hannes Rudolph, French voice: Isabelle Menke
concept, direction: Astride Schlaefli


entire performance:

Tournée 2021

Örkény István Színház

18., 19. Sept. 2021 //15:00 // 19:30

Tournée 2019

Keller Theater Winterthur:


kulturmarkt Zürich:

Do. 7.3.2019
Fr. 8.3.2019
Sa. 9.3.2019

théâtre des Osses, Fribourg:

Do. 30.05. 2019
Fr. 31.05.2019
Sa. 01.06.2019

Tournée 2017

Tuchlaube Aarau:

Mi. 2.3.2017
Fr. 3.3.2017
Sa. 4.3.2017,
So. 5.3.2017
Mo. 6.3.2017

Bâle Gare du Nord:

Sa. 16.3 2017
So. 17.3.2017

Tojo Theater Reitschule Bern:

Do. 23.3.2017
Fr. 24.3.2017
Sa. 25.3.2017
So. 26.3.2017