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Tropfen auf Heisse Steine - Play 

11 March 2014

new heisse steine poster

The UCLU German Society would like to cordially invite you to this year's German play "Tropfen auf heiße Steine" by Rainer Werner Fassbinder directed by Christian Bitschnau and produced by Matthew Martin.  There will be two performances:

Date: Thursday 20th March & Friday 21st March

Start: 7:30pm

Location: UCLU Garage Theatre.

Tickets are £3 and will only be sold on the door at the performance nights. Doors will open at 7pm. 

Plot summary: Franz, despite being engaged to Anna, allows himself to be picked up by the older Leopold where they later begin to cohabit. Despite this new relationship being shaky, they both decide to endure it. Franz’s ex-lover, Anna, and Leopold’s ex-lover Vera both enter the scene forcing the power dynamics of this twisted relationship to be questioned. 

A bit about Fassbinder: As a German writer and director, Fassbinder is one of the most influential people in New German Cinema. His phenomenal creative energy, when working, coexisted with a wild, self-destructive libertinism earned him a reputation as the enfant terrible of the New German Cinema.