HEART OF DARKNESS

Joseph Conrad
HEART OF DARKNESS
in englischer Sprache

directed by Jens Heuwinkel; stage design: Anne Storandt
with Johannes Neubert

What starts as a journey down the Kongo River and seems to lead to the mysterious stationmaster Kurtz turns into a journey to the deepest abysses of his soul for the skipper Marlow.

The novella by Polish-English writer Joseph Conrad, published in 1899 against the backdrop of colonialism and the total explotiation of the African contintent without any sustainibilty , asks what makes us human and explores the everlasting war between civilization and the overpowering wilderness and the drives and urges within ourselves.