The Gorki Theatre will premiere the play BLOOD MOON BLUES on 20 November 2022. Yael Ronen and Orit Nahmias developed this new play under the working title Blue Monkey, Dirty Money. The black-humoured chamber play begins as a philosophical meditation on relationships with oneself, dealing in particular with those between mothers and daughters and those with long-term and short-term lovers.
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The Nubian ibex lives in rocky desert regions. And this is exactly where Elinor has retreated to. For after a lifetime of teetering on the edge of the abyss, remaining serene and steadfast, a shocking piece of information now throws her off balance for the first time. Near the Dead Sea, she camps in the desert and broods over her life. “Scapegoat” she has often been in the whole “monkey business”, but can it really be that these metaphors also apply to her, so that she, like the wild goat, is threatened with extinction?
When Eli calls her daughter to her place, she does not know that she has long been on her way to her place and is looking for her mother with a former and the current lover of Eli …
In English and German with German and English surtitles.
Director Yael Ronen
Stage Wolfgang Menardi
Costumes Amit Epstein
Music Yaniv Fridel, Ofer Shabi
Video Stefano di Buduo
Dramaturgy Yunus Ersoy, Irina Szodruch
Lighting Arndt Sellentin
With Aysima Ergün, Doğa Gürer, Orit Nahmias, Vidina Popov, Taner Şahintürk
Sunday, 27. November 2022, 06.00 p.m.
27 November, 06:00 p.m. Stage
Seat group 1 38.00 €
Seat group 2 31.00 €
Seat group 3 24.00 €
Seat group 4 17.00 €
Seat group 5 10.00 €