"Seduction" is the main theme of the famously frivolous epistolary novel "Dangerous Liaisons" (originally «Les Liaisons dangereuses») written by the French officer Pierre-Ambroise-François Choderlos de Laclos. In his bitter, angry portrayal of life in the doomed Ancien Régime, he describes, in 1782, the depravity of high society and provides us with a powerful study of sex as a tool in manipulative power games that touches the heart of every reader, even today. In a commission by the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, the famous German writing duo of Wolfgang Adenberg and Marc Schubring have transformed the highly erotic, malicious material into an exciting new musical. In the stunning rococo setting of the Cuvilliés Theatre, produced in this fascinating 2015 version by Artistic Director Josef E. Köpplinger, supported by star choreographer Adam Cooper from London's West End!
- Theatre Company
- Parental rating
- Not recommended for children under 15
- 137 min
- Original language
- In theaters
- Category / Genre
- Erwin Windegger, Anna Montanaro, Armin Kahl, Julia Klotz, Anja Haeseli, Florian Peters, Gisela Ehrensperger, Carin Filipčić, Anna Thorén, Magdalena Schnitzler, Evita Komp, Eva Aasgaard, Johanna Zett, Carl van Wegberg, Peter Neustifter, Jörn Linnenbröker, Florian Hackspiel
- 2015 German Musical Theatre Award for "Best Musical," "Best Composition", "Best Costume Design", "Best Musical design" and "Best Actress" (Julia Klotz)
- Cuvilliés Theater - Munich
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