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John Sass © TAG


from Angelika Messner

17. + 18.01., 16. - 18.02.2023, 20:00
TAG, Theater an der Gumpendorfer Straße, Gumpendorfer Straße 67, 1060 Wien


Duration: 70 minutes, no intermission
First performance, premiere: Wed. Nov. 30, 2022, 20.00

Angelika Messner's new version revisits the morally demanding role of Iphigenia, which brings women into inner distress. She moves the classical plot into the red light milieu. Iphigenia was sold by her father as a girl and ended up in a brothel. There, after twenty years, she worked her way up to become a "Mother Theresa of hookers." Her pimp Thoas, head of a mafia organization, proposes marriage to her, which she refuses. This hurts his masculine pride. As punishment, he gives her the order to kill two strangers from her homeland who have picked up his men ...


Actors*: Jens Claßen, Emanuel Fellmer, Andreas Gaida, Michaela Kaspar, Jon Sass, Lisa Schrammel, Georg Schubert
Text: Angelika Messner
Director: Angelika Messner
Stage .Heike Werner
Music: Jon Sass
Electronic Sounds: Wolfgang Schlögl
Dramaturgy: Tina Clausen
Light: Katja Thürriegl
Mask: Beate Bayerl
Assistence: Renate Vavera
Costume/Requisite: Daniela Zivic
Tontechnic: Peter Hirsch
Decorations: Hans Egger, Andreas Wiesbauer, Manuel Sandheim, Hanno Maria Frangenberg