In the Prater – a Short Play

Original title in German: Im Prater

„My dog is a pedigree dog with a bloodline! He is only allowed to copulate with other pedigree dogs!”

Vienna, Prater

Mrs. Zuckermeier, a Viennese, and Haris, a Bosnian, are having a fierce fighting. Why? The dog mounts Mrs. Zuckermeier’s pedigree dog. Class conflict, two different worlds collide. But the longer the fight lasts, the more fragile become the facades of the two dog owners.

Premiere on October 1st 2009 at the Palais Kabelwerk, Vienna
Writer: Ana Bilić
Director: Hans Escher
Actors: Gundula Rapsch, Alexander Braunshör
Production: Wiener Wortstaetten, within the festival “Roter Oktober 09”