Thomas Ostermeier

Gerhard J??rder writing about German Theatre maker Thomas Ostermeier:

‘Ostermeier???s understanding of realism is ultimately aimed at
enlightenment. He is in favour of a new substance to theatre, against
the arbitrariness of destruction and the aesthetics of “anything
goes”. “Especially since people???s social experiences are so disrupted
and, in many cases, broken, the need to at least fake something like
unity, context and design is growing”: this, he says, is the reason
for the realistic approach in his work. But the moral is not in the
direct statement; much rather it is in the form.’


And a small taste:


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