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Rene Pollesch: L'Affaire Martin! Etc.

In L´Affaire Martin! Occupe-toi de Sophie! Par la fenêtre, Caroline! Le mariage de Spengler. Christine est en avance, or L’Affaire Martin! Etc. for short, René Pollesch has turned the language of postmodern philosophy into the stuff of comedy.
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La Fura dels Baus: Imperium

Towards the end of Imperium by La Fura dels Baus a half naked girl with silver body paint tried to hide behind me as another girl, also half naked, threw a bucket full of water at her. I ended up with wet trousers and a wet jacket.
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Cirque du Soleil: O

I must admit that in the back of my mind I had been a bit sceptical. I wanted to see a performance by Cirque du Soleil while I was in Las Vegas and O is supposed to be their most spectacular show. And spectacular it is.
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Johan Simons: Elementarteilchen

In Elementarteilchen, Johan Simons’ adaptation of the novel of the same title by Michel Houellebecq, the five actors mostly stand on a corrugated floor on an otherwise empty stage. The piece consists of little more than this, but this “little more” touches precisely the right tone.