Two men, together, on the edge of heaven. In a strange restaurant, two American giants who revere each other, Groucho Marx and T.S.Eliot, meet for dinner. Both in their own ways great defiant spirits, they create magic and anarchy, revealing secrets and sorrows. The evening is presided over by the Proprietor, who seems to control the workings of the universe. Or does she?
This new stage adaptation looks for ambitious questions to ask rather than the answers already given. After all, ‘…that is how the guilty speak…’.
This event honours the life of Erdal Eren, executed by the military at the age of just 17. There will be a poetry recital and live music with performances by Day-Mer youth, followed by an adaptation of Kafka’s acclaimed play The Trial performed by Seyyar Kumpanya.
Mehmet Atlı is a well-known Kurdish musician and songwriter, an architect, and an author. His music venture began in the 1990s with the famous Kurdish band, Koma Denge Azadi, a prominent band who were quite political in their tone and in 2002 they parted, and he continued as a solo musician. His repertoire is mostly in Kurdish, Kurmanci and Dimili dialects and Turkish songs, containing his own songs and covers of traditional folk music. He usually plays the guitar, lute and baglama on stage with his team and sings his favourite songs, with wide appeal that is distributed to a large audience.
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