The famous post-dramatic theater is still there, fortunately. Even if you don’t always know why. About some new performances in Berlin.
Rainald Goetz and the musician Westbam had a cheerful answer to the journalists’ question as to whether techno would still exist in a few decades: Of course, just like Dixieland bands, for example. Once a genre is firmly established, it can go on forever in self-reference mode. Some Berlin theater productions in recent weeks, performances by She She Pop, Gob Squad, Showcase Beat Le Mot and a fast-paced dance premiere by Constanza Macras, impressively demonstrate that performance art and the once famous post-dramatic theatre are still there, even if you don’t always know why.