“Robin Hood” in the version by author and director Norbert Holbeck heralds the summer theater season at the Stadttheater on July 16 (through August 6). On July 23 (until August 6), Snow White (written and directed by Peter Verbier) became acquainted with the Seven Dwarfs.
Rehearsals have been going on for a long time, and NÖN reports that an official presentation of the two pieces against the backdrop of Liechtenstein Castle was scheduled for the previous week. Theater founder and artistic director Norberto Bertaci was once again enthusiastic about the entire ensemble and delighted to be able to present two plays again this year – Robin Hood for the whole family and Snow White primarily for young fans. A can test last year with “Little Women” and “Bambi” proved successful.
The level is very high, as with the pace of the game, there are hardly any spoken scenes, everything is made through.”
Writer and director Norbert Holbeck
In his Robin Hood version, Holbeck mobilized “a longing for a superhero.” A superhero will be needed because of world events. He also applauds the team: “The level is very high, as with the pace of the match, there are almost no spoken scenes, everything is composed.”
Snow White’s writer, Peter Ferber, was trying to show that not all stepmothers are evil. Beauty is not defined by the outside, friendliness is also part of beauty for me. I’ve also tried writing something for all ages. Anyway, it’s going to be a lot of fun,” he revealed.
As a music director, Walter Lochmann has written, with Bertassi, about 80 songs (50 for Robin Hood, 30 for Snow White), which “will be played by a small but impressive live orchestra. The interaction between musicians and singers is paramount”, Lochmann knows of the advantages over playback. .
In preparation: Anne Frank The Musical
And Bertassi will mark another cultural milestone in 2023, the year the theater celebrates its 25th anniversary: on January 27, World Holocaust Remembrance Day, Bertassi wants to perform a musical “Anne Frank” for the theater. as a fixed future date in the cultural calendar. Just like the Summer Shows and “Christmas Story” in Advent.
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