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"les Paradis barbares"

A Collectif barbare / Schlachthaus Theater Bern / Theater Tuchlaube Aarau

5 performers and 3 asylum seekers. A play in the form of an opera with multiple narrative layers full of suspense, led by characters lost between fiction and reality, between music, dance, theatre and performance. Omnipresent, the soundtrack is elaborated like that of a film, illustrating and encompassing as closely as possible the scenes and the subject.
Wagner and Rammstein rub shoulders with old traditional songs and North African pop, with the utmost seriousness a diary recounts the adventures of an ordinary Swiss man lost in a large Moroccan tourist complex, asylum seekers add a sprinkling of their own spices, and the whole thing is studded with striking choreographic elements. Clich├ęs are set up and unravelled in order to delve into the hopes, frustrations, dreams and nightmares each of us hold.

with: Badri Ismael Abokor, Fredy Kanyere, Andreas Thierstein, Katy Hernan, Vera Kardos, Erwin Hurni