Tour; Dido & Aeneas / Sasha Waltz & Guests
Residents or visitors in Berlin will be thrilled to hear that Engelkes will again perform Dido & Aeneas by Sasha Waltz at Berlin Staatsoper im Schiller Theater the 25th and 27th of February. The choreographic combination on dance and opera tells the oldest love story in English opera history; Dido & Aeneas, a myth of flight, expulsion and love in times of war, was acclaimed at its premiere.The show has been touring festivals and operahouses for the past eleven years. The Conversation describes the performance on Sydney festival: “A breathtaking visual spectacle…triumphant”.
To read more, click here: http://staatsoper-berlin.de/de_DE
Tour; Hamlet with Tiger Lillies
Warm winds, a beautiful moon and fantastic shows in Perth International Arts Festival. Engelkes was in Australia performing Hamlet with The Tiger Lillies,A production from REPUBLIQUE theatre in Copenhagen. A play that´s been called "Innovative, Imaginative and incredible" by The Copenhagen Post and “Stunning, haunting and gloriously original” by This Is Cabaret.
Having previously performed in Montreal, Zurich, Istanbul, London and Holland the turn now came to Perth; " This musical theatre, “opera grotesque” version of Hamlet is an unexpected thrill. Combining physical theatre, circus elements, bawdy musical numbers and spectacular visuals" Read some more reviews and about the show here:
Engelkes will return on stage as Queen Gertrud in Hamlet, next time in Bogota, Colombia, between the 17th and the 21th of March. Read more here: http://es.festivaldeteatro.com.co/obras/the-tiger-lillies-perform-hamlet/
The new Solo; My Mother
In late January the world got a first glimpse of the production My Mother, the musical documentary celebrating all mothers. On the annual Dance exhibition in Stockholm Engelkes showed 15 minutes of the upcoming play to the many enthusiastic visitors who are now eager to see the show in full. Willi Bopp´s newwritten music, Sophie Holgersson´s writing and Erik Pauser´s documentary movies collaborate with Engelkes to create one big mother, all of our mothers. http://charlotteengelkes.com/my-mother-a-sparkling-new-musical-documentary/
Swedish Radiotheatre; Ett eget rum, A room of one´s own By Virginia Woolf
Those who cannot wait until the show has premiere to hear Engelkes talk about important women can listen to the Radio Theatre where Charlotte makes the voice of Virginia Woolf, available online on Sveriges Radio Play. Åsa Lindholm directs this new take on A room of one´s own, about art and women´s place in art, understood by female artists today.
Click here to listen to the full show (In Swedish): http://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/683811?programid=965