Premiere: 22 March 2013 (Mekan Artı - Elmadağ)
Text: Lukas Barfuss
Translation: Murat Baykan
Directed By: Ufuk Tan Altunkaya
Assistant: Ugur Yüksekol
Project Coordination: Didem Kaplan
Project Asisstant: Erdem Zayimoglu
Stage Design: Ayça Akçor, Görkem Usta
Technical Direction: Zeki Elveriş
Teaser: Muhammet Emin Öztürk
Photography: Nazlı Miray Çelik Öcal
Performed By: Pelin Ermiş, Gülsüm Soydan, Uğur Karabulut, İnan Ambarkütük, Cihat Süvarioğlu, Aslı Samat, Eftal Gülbudak
Duration: 80 Min
Limited and Prohibited Freedom of the Modern World on the Stage!
Theater Arti stages the play named Our Parents' Sexual Neuroses, written by Lukas Bärfuss, translated by Murat Baykan and directed by Ufuk Tan Altunkaya.
Being considered among Switzerland’s leading contemporary writers and with his plays staged in eighteen different country, Lukas Bärfuss’ famous play Our Parents' Sexual Neuroses is staged in Turkey for the first time by Mekan Arti.
The play written in 2003 was previously staged in theaters such as Basel Schauspielhaus, London Gate Theater, Münchner Kammerspiele, Hamburg Thalia Theater, Stuttgart Staatstheater and was translated into eighteen different languages.
By telling about Dora who is mentally retarded and who has been put to sleep with medication for years and continues to live in drowsiness, discontinuing medication and getting to know the sexual life in a provocative critique of modern order, this play examines our sexual taboos and the morality.
Our Parents' Sexual Neurosestries to explain how the ‘normal’ is masked with modernity and has a fake image and does not accept even the slightest aberration. Super ego and id collision is described on a macro level.
Lukas Bärfuss was born in 1971 in Switzerland. So far, dozens of his plays have been staged in Switzerland. He currently works at the Schauspielhaus Zurich as dramaturg. His novel ‘’One Hundred Days’’ was translated into Turkish as well.
The play which is translated by Murat Baykan and directed by Ufuk Tan Altunkaya, has Zeki Elveriş lighting designer and Ayça Akçor and Görkem Usta as stage designer. The play, in which Pelin Ermiş, Gülsüm Soydan, Uğur Karabulut, İnan Ambarkütük, Cihat Süvarioğlu, Aslı Samat and Eftal Gülbudak took part, met with the audience at 3 January 2012