Cathrin Störmer

Cathrin Störmer absolvierte ihr Schauspielstudium in Berlin. Es folgten Engagements am Landestheater Tübingen und am Theater an der Sihl in Zürich, am Schauspielhaus Zürich und am Theater Kanton Zürich. Cathrin Störmer arbeitete regelmäßig mit verschiedenen Formationen und Regisseur*innen in der freien Theaterszene, u. a. am Theaterhaus Gessnerallee Zürich, in der Kaserne Basel, am Schlachthaus Theater Bern, am Theater an der Winkelwiese Zürich und am Hebbel am Ufer Berlin. Von 2012 bis 2019 war Cathrin Störmer am Theater Basel engagiert, wo sie u. a. mit Thom Luz, Robert Borgmann, Nora Schlocker, Mateja Koležnik und Simon Stone arbeitete. 2019 folgte sie Andreas Beck ans Residenztheater.

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Disappearing, fading away, vanishing and escaping – Aristophanes’s comedies deal with everything in the world that is ephemeral: life, happiness, property, knowledge and trust. They tell us about the complicated business of being human, about the problem of the just distribution of wealth, about greed, twisted rhetoric, and the eternal incompatibility between theory and practice.

Die Wolken, die Vögel, der Reichtum (The clouds, the birds, wealth)

Elisabeth Gärtner, a retired architect, has only one more wish: she wants to die. Her beloved husband died of cancer three years ago and without him life has no meaning for her any more. A drug that would allow her to die of her own volition has been refused her. Now the Ethics Council must make a decision on her case. Expert witnesses from the fields of law, medicine and theology argue over the question:  Does a human being have a right to determine their own death? Are doctors allowed to help someone commit suicide? And who do our lives actually belong to? To us? To the state? Or to God?

Gott (God)

Seven years after her production of «Oedipus», the Slovenian director Mateja Koležnik now brings the next instalment of the Theban myths to the Resi stage: both a political thriller and an epic family drama.

Residenztheater, 19.30 o'clock
Fri 31 Mar
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Fri 21 Apr
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Thu 27 Apr

Chekhov’s texts, first and foremost his youthful fragment «Platonov», form the starting point for a new evening of musical theatre by resident director Thom Luz. He has borrowed the title from a Russian film version of «Platonov» from 1977 and assembles a society that attempts to discern the melody of the joys and horrors of the future from the songs of a long-forgotten time.

Warten auf Platonow (Waiting for Platonow)
Cuvilliéstheater, 19.30 o'clock
Wed 12 Apr

Auftakt mit Autor*innen und Theatermacher*innen aus Indien, Ruanda und der Ukraine  

In Gesprächen, Lesungen und spielerischen Formaten heißen wir die Autor*innen der Plattform für internationale zeitgenössische Dramatik am Residenztheater willkommen. Lernen Sie die vielseitigen Künstler*innen Odile Gakire Katese aus Ruanda, Oleksandr Seredin aus der Ukraine und Deepika Awind aus Indien persönlich kennen und erhalten Sie Einblicke in ihr künstlerisches Schaffen.

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