Anna NT – Cold War East Berlin Paranoia

1968. East Berlin.

Anna and Hans are married, in love and moving up in the world – but it is a world ruled by suspicion. Who can be trusted when everyone is listening? NT

This May, Ella Hickson (“Oil” Almeida, 2016; ‘The Writer” Almeida, 2018), an ambitious young playwright, is staging a new play at the National Theatre.  Hickson, known for her unorthodox writing, who was once called one of the best upcoming playwrights in London in 2009 bt the Guardian, presents her new play “Anna”,directed by Natalie Abrahami, focusing on the paranoia of Cold War East Berlin.


The audience will be issued with headsets to listen to private conversations of the newlyweds Anna ( Phoebe Fox) and Hans. All to recreate the atmosphere of total surveillence, so members of the audience could feel like spying on private affairs..

In theatre: 11 May 19 – 15 Jun 19, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM


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