Matt Cornish

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Integrate Yourself

Integrate Yourself

A Report From Post-Migratory Germany

In addition to producing new works at the Gorki, Langhoff brought with her a couple of productions from Ballhaus Naunynstra├če, including Crazy Blood , which still sells out every performance. Over the stage hangs a piano, tilted perilously at an angle. In the much larger Gorki, the piano does not hang partially over the audience, as it did at the Ballhaus Naunynstra├če , threatening to crush viewers with its classical Germanness. But when Frau Kelich threatens her Turkish students with a pistol, her gunshots explode just as loudly.