Full-length play - December 2022 tour
“If you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere”
Verständnis [Understanding] is a moving and fresh new play that explores national identity, the state of being ‘in-between’, and the importance of understanding one another.
Verständnis [Understanding] is written to be performed in English and German with English subtitles, in a dynamic direct-to-audience storytelling style.
Verständnis [Understanding] was performed across the East and West Midlands as part of an Arts Council England-funded tour in December 2022. Tour dates were:
Monday 5th December Nonsuch Studios [Nottingham]
Tuesday 6th December University of Warwick [Warwick]
Thursday 8th December Old Library Studios [Mansfield]
Friday 9th December Belper School [Derbyshire]
Attenborough Arts Centre [Leicester]
Saturday 10th December Centrala Space [Birmingham]
The company were as follows:
Performed by Raphael von Blumenthal
Writer Dan Scott
Director Greg Homann
Producer Joanna Woźnicka with support
from Sum Project Ltd.
Illustrations Raphael Achache
Stage Manager Charlie MacKenzie-Barrow
Consultant Leonie Schliesing
Staging Consultant Jemma Khan
Verständnis [Understanding] will return in 2024