This November, director Thomas Ostermeier and Schaubhne Berlin return to St. Anns Warehouse with douard Louis stunning autobiographical memoir History of Violence. Through the fractured recall of douard, his sister, police, and doctors, the brave and ambitious (The Guardian) book and play reconstruct the trauma of a desire-filled encounter turned violent. A layered retelling that is both devastating and funny, the production uncovers deeply rooted societal racism, homophobia, and rage unbridled under obscure, repressive power structures until all that remains is a nuanced, closely guarded memory. Performed in German with English Supertitles. Due to depictions of nudity and sexual situations, "History of Violence" is recommended for ages 16+.
Ages: Recommended for ages 16+