SESAM / ತಿಲ
- Ranga Shankara, India and Westflügel Leipzig
- Duration 60 minutes
With small amount of language in English and Kannada
- Adult €16,50 | reduced €11,50
Figure theatre with masks and live music
Till Eulenspiegel, the cunning and tough anarchist from the German-speaking world and his related clowns and tricksters from Asia have one thing in common: they are fearless provocateurs whose strength is mercilessly revealing the weakness of people despite their status.
Translated back into Sanskrit, Till means: sesame. A grain that was already cultivated in India thousands of years ago, is the source for sumptuous oil production and stands as a symbol for diminutiveness or tininess at Hindu celebrations.
Over the course of their very first collaboration, the German-Indian ensemble sets off on an adventure guided by linguistic confusion, different cultural distinctions, different generations and a whole bunch of stories. The whole thing is driven by a joy of experimentation and the central question: “what does the clown have to say about it
Notes on accessibility: Information about the accessibility of the venue in structural terms can be found here.
Soumya Bhagwat, Shravan Heggodu, Sharat K, Gagan Kumar
Live music, composition
Direction, figure design, stage design
Dramaturgy, musical advice
Production management, dramaturgy, light design