Myriam Schröder

Myriam Schröder studierte an der Folkwang-Hochschule der Künste in Essen Schauspiel. Zusätzlich zum Schauspielstudium studierte sie Tanz unter der künstlerischen Leitung von Pina Bausch. Nach der Schauspielschule wurde sie an das Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus engagiert. Dort lernte sie die Regisseure Nicolas Stemann und Jürgen Gosch kennen, die ihre Arbeit maßgeblich prägten. 2002 wurde Myriam Schröder mit dem Förderpreis des Landes NRW ausgezeichnet. Im gleichen Jahr wechselte sie an das Hamburger Schauspielhaus und wurde anschließend an das Burgtheater in Wien engagiert, wo sie bis 2009 Ensemblemitglied war. Anschließend führten sie Engagements an das Kölner Schauspielhaus, an das Deutsche Theater in Berlin und an das Schauspielhaus Wien bevor sie 2015 Ensemblemitglied in Basel wurde. Myriam Schröder verbinden künstlerische Arbeitsbeziehungen mit den Regisseurinnen und Regisseuren Nora Schlocker, Sebastian Hartmann, Karin Beier, Nicolas Stemann, Claudia Bauer, Simone Stone, Calixto Bieito und Mateja Koležnik.

Performing in

In her trilogy Judith Herzberg uses subtle humour and a delicate hand to portray a Jewish extended family from Amsterdam between the 1970s and the turn of the millennium. It is a chronicle of emotions and complex relationships. In a cycle that spans three generations there are marriages, children are conceived, couples separate, fall in love with someone new – and get married again. To outsiders, members of the family and their friends appear to lead the same everyday lives as their contemporaries and when they meet at weddings or funerals, they talk, dance, fall in love and argue. But, quite casually and suddenly, glimpses of wounded souls appear behind this cheerful façade.

Die Träume der Abwesenden (Absent dreams)
Residenztheater, 18.00 o'clock
Sat 11 Dec
Residenztheater, 17.00 o'clock
Sun 26 Dec
Residenztheater, 17.00 o'clock
Sun 02 Jan

PART I: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES

PART II: PERESTROIKA

The mid-1980s: the outbreak of the disease AIDS alarms New York. Louis, son of a wealthy Jewish family, abandons his sick boyfriend Prior and starts a relationship with conservative Mormon lawyer Joe. When Joe’s drug-dependent wife Harper retreats into dreams of everlasting ice, his strictly religious mother flies in outraged from Salt Lake City. The Republican Roy Cohn, a cynical and power-obsessed lawyer, insists until his last breath that he is not gay and does not have AIDS. Even on his deathbed, he refuses to stop arguing about this with his black nurse Belize. And then an angel breaks through Prior’s bedroom ceiling.

Engel in Amerika (Angels in America)

«Marienplatz» circulates around an actual incident in 2017: on Mai 19th at 3 a.m. in the morning a man drove his car to the Marienplatz in Munich, poured petrol over himself and set fire to himself. He died shortly afterwards in hospital and until today his identity and the circumstances remain unknown, but do give cause for wide speculation.

Marienplatz

From 21 October to 7 November 2021 theatre projects will be presented throughout Germany under the label «Kein Schlussstrich!» (“Do not draw the line!”) concerning the National Socialist Underground (NSU) - because even ten years after it unmasked itself, the underlying reasons behind the NSU continue to remain unclear. The play «Judgements», which premiered on 10 April 2014 in the Marstall and which was the first play in a German-speaking country to tell the story from the perspective of the loved ones the murder victims left behind, will therefore be restaged by Christine Umpfenbach with a new cast in the form of a re-enactment and be continued up to the present day.

Urteile (revisited) – Nach dem Prozess (Judgements (revisited) - after the trial)