"From ask, what is life? This is the same thing as would ask you, what is a carrot? A carrot is a carrot, and that's all. "Anton Chekhov
The action "takes place Tavern at night in one of the large street year. And among all possible vagrants pilgrims that are Tavern-turned in to to safety before the storm are looking for and to stay up is run-down nobleman who begs the liquor seller, on credit give him to drink. Interview stating, that entire Fortune is lost within. It expired the Suff since his wife left him on the day of the wedding. By chance a woman enters gracious the tavern, where the ill-fated drunkard recognizes his treubrüchige Companion. One of the gift-giving visitors who experienced nobles with compassion, raises the axe against them, you fall but him in the arm and the dramatic sketch indebted with a botched murder attempt. Sinister this piece and can dirty m. E. not for performance to be left. "- Censor f. dramat. Works (from one of the Russian censors by report of 1885)
Chekhov's early dramatic sketch already contains the entire, grandiose Chekhov Cosmos: people in mysterious loaded conditions, which they can not seemingly escape soul pieces always abysmal humor, as they are unique in world literature. -Why we live, how we could live? Why are we so courage and ruthless individuals? -Are the ones which again and again people researchers, soul shower and Weltschmerz comedian, the questions of Chekhov.
Big love melodrama, horror, thriller, drinkers grotesque and beckettsches final is at the same time on the road. -The characters are at the end of the world in the nowhere caught, talk, tendons, philosophize, moralize, booze, despair, believe, hope, love always who or the wrong wrong on one end happy. In all of this wretchedness comic to shoot you feel and at home, because these people in one go near hopelessness so their advice and. -A paradoxical world in the heart-rending delirium.
The Director, choreographer and video artist Jo Fabian some years has been continuously at the Theater an der Ruhr. With its huge picture, supercharged musically choreographed performances and he was international invited many national festivals (ua Theatertreffen Berlin).