Month: August 2019

  • Flashback: Eric Idle’s Only Stage Play and How It Got to Germany

    Flashback: Eric Idle’s Only Stage Play and How It Got to Germany

    It was 40 years ago today, that Monty Python’s Life of Brian – the best known film by the British comedy troupe – was shown for the first time. The movie about Brian, a guy born on the same day as Jesus in a neighbouring stable and mistaken for the Messiah throughout the film, premiered […]

  • Eurydice Crowdfunding

    Eurydice Crowdfunding

    [youtube id=’izcWWXFu1mc’ label=’Support our crowdfunding campaign on StartNext!’] The English Theatre Leipzig turns to Greek mythology in its newest production and presents Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice from the year 2003, a retelling of the myth of Orpheus in the underworld. A little bit about the story: Eurydice and Orpheus celebrate their wedding, when Eurydice dies and […]