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Theater in the underground car park: isolated in one’s own car

Theater in the underground car park: isolated in one’s own car

The Deutsches Theater in Gottingen is staging Juli Zeh’s surveillance text "Corpus delicti" in an underground car park. The audience sits in the car.

The only downer of the play is that the car is experiencing a boom as a place to experience art. Photo: Thomas M. Jauk

"Dear DT, we miss you," someone wrote on the portal of the Deutsches Theater (DT) in Gottingen. And was heard. In times of social distancing, even the stage artists want to play among people again, in front of spectators. And the Gottingen theater is the first in the north to show that more is currently possible than using social media formats and streaming performance recordings: a premiere with live actors and audience members physically present.

War in ethiopia: order to attack mekelle

War in ethiopia: order to attack mekelle

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed orders the "final phase" of his military operation. Civilians flee Mekelle, capital of Tigray province.

Satellite image of Mekelle taken Nov. 23: long lines of cars line up in front of gas stations Photo: Maxar Technologies/ap

A battle is looming in Ethiopia over Mekelle, the 500,000-person capital of the northern Tigray region. Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday morning ordered the "final phase" of the ongoing military operation aimed at capturing Mekelle by the Ethiopian army as the final act of conquering Tigray.