Ivo van Hove
Vu du Pont
In the New York docks, close to the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, legal and illegal migrants are seeking their fortune. But the hope offered by the gold-paved streets of the West only ends in betrayal and murder. Ivo van Hove, who has also staged productions in London, Amsterdam and on Broadway, takes this social-realist play and finds a tragedy with ancient impact, retelling the myth of a paradise lost. This production marks the German debut of ‘Odéon – Théâtre de L’Europe’, the institution founded by Giorgio Strehler and currently directed by Stéphane Braunschweig.