EUROSTAR: A ROADMOVIE AS A CHAMBER PLAY
FRIDAY, OCT 09 2020 - MONDAY, NOV 30 2020
Authors Stefan Zweig (1881 – 1942) and Joseph Roth (1894 – 1939) return as ghosts to the Europe of 2020. They accompany a literary scholar and her trainee during a research trip on a train journey from Vienna to London.
Between tragedy and comedy their attempts oscillate to position themselves on current developments in Europe. This causes affection and rejection, from which changing alliances and unbridgeable differences emerge.
Everything is in a state of change: Europe through which they travel, the relationships they have with each other, and their self-reference.
This world premiere of the English language adaptation was premiered on October 9 and will be exclusively available on the ACFNY website and YouTube Channel until further notice.
Cast: Yarina Gurtner, Stephanie Schmiderer, Alexander Fennon, Vitus Wieser
Cinematography: Philipp Karner
Directed by Stephanie Schmiderer
US Adaptation and Translation: Stephanie Schmiderer
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Ursula Knoll lives as a freelance writer and publishing author in Vienna. She trained as a dramaturge at the Burgtheater Vienna and with the playwrights project Wiener Wortstätten.
Barbara Kadletz lives as a freelance author in Vienna and works in the wonderful bookshop of Petra and Oliver Hartlieb.
Image Credit: Barbara Kadletz, Ursula Knoll