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GOETZEN - LIEMBA 2015

1913 the steamship GOETZEN was built in the shipyard of Papenburg (Germany) and send in separate pieces to the East-African Lake Tanganyika. Three shipbuilder from Lower-Saxony and one local worker assemble the ship together in Kigoma (Tanzania). The Theatre play tells about a grotesque construction project between poverty, malaria and superstition. The rehearsals took place in Kigoma, where the today’s LIEMBA still ships across the lake. 

 

Script and direction: Jens-Erwin Siemssen

 

Cast: Huruma Haule, Angela Kidwanga, Philipo Nandenga, Shaaban Juma Bakari, Hassani Ramadhani, Chiku Buruya, Samweli Mandoo, Petra Straussova and David Johnston

 

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