2016 – “Sonett! So Nett! So Ned!” (Xmas Performance)

Posted on: December 13, 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.


Moving the masses

Scene fromPerformed by
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

Scene fromPerformed by
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

Scene fromPerformed by
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

Scene fromPerformed by
Sonnet – Billy CollinsDesireé Frasnelli

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