Month: December 2016

Sonett! So Nett! So Ned! (Xmas 2016)

“Sonett! So Nett! So Ned!”

Xmas Performance 2016

The English Drama Group Salzburg presents our annual 2016 Christmas performance, that as usually, has nothing to do with Christmas. This year our theme was Sonnets: The Masses, Love, and War.




PROGRAMME

Moving the masses

 

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 - William WordsworthWolfgang Schneeberger ( and crowd)
The World is Too Much with Us – William Wordsworth
Claire Glover (and crowd)
The New Colossus – Emma LazarusKimberly Scherer (and crowd)

 

The Many Facets of Love

Shall I compare Thee to a Summer's Day – William ShakespeareKatharina Enzinger, Heike Wild, Marlene Maislinger,
Mireia Esteban, Sandra Randweg, Motahar Amiri, Benjamin Remmelberger
Sonnet 115 – John BerrymanBenjamin Remmelberger
I loved you first: but afterwards your love – Christina RossetttiShalaine Schamrel
Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art – John KeatsBenjamin Scherer
I like my body when it is with your body – e.e. cummings
Katharina Enzinger
Harvest Moon – W. I. BoucherToralf Neuling
When daisies pied, and violets blue – William ShakespearePhilippos Ioannou
At the Altar Rail – Thomas HardyAlbert Ertl, Marlene Maislinger, Philippos Ioannou
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun – William ShakespeareHeike Wild
How do I love thee? - Elizabeth Barrett BrowningSandra Randweg
Let me not to the marriage of true minds – William ShakespeareJulia Litzlbauer
Anne Hathaway – Carol Ann DuffyEva Nedwed
Love is not All – Edna St. Vincent MillayElisabeth Enzinger

 

The Ravages of War

Remorse – Siegfried SassoonSandra Pendlebury Laing
Glory of Women – Siegfried SassoonSamuel Scherer
The Sonnet-Ballad – Gwendolyn BrooksVera Kern
Anthem for Doomed Youth – Wilfred OwenKonstantin Beck (and Benjamin Scherer)

 

Epilogue: Struggling with the Sonnet

Sonnet – Billy CollinsDesireé Frasnelli