Liv Stein

Liv Stein

Theatre play
by Nino Haratischwili
Translated by: Gergana Dimitrova
Director: Kris Sharkov
Сet design: Chavdar Gyuzelev
Costume design: Iliyana Kancheva
Music by Asen Avramov
Cast: Anastasia Lyutova, Vasilena Atanasova, Vesela Babinova, Luiza Grigorova-Makariev, Penko Gospodinov
After the mysterious premature death of her son, the celebrated pianist Liv Stein falls into deep despondency and gives all up – her music, her career, her marriage, even herself. But the unexpected visit of the promising and mysterious piano student Lore claiming to have been close to her son forces her to face past demons. A pact is made that seems to reawaken Liv’s will to live…

Liv Stein is a psychological drama about art, obsessions, illusions and quests for truth for oneself. Author Nino Haratischwili belongs to the new generation of German playwrights. Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, she graduated as theatre director in Hamburg where she now lives and works. Since the age of 12 she has been writing in both Georgian and German; today she has authored more than 12 plays, most of which staged by herself. In 2008, her play Liv Stein won the big prize at the New Dramaturgy Festival in Heidelberg.



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