Die Entführung aus dem Serail


Every few years, Calixto Bieito’s much-reviled 2004 production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail, set in a sadistic whorehouse, comes back to shock anew with its relentless bloodletting and sexual cruelty.

Now that Kirill Petreko and Maria Bengtsson are no longer at the Komische, there’s really no reason beyond morbid fascination that anyone should endure this sick horror show. Skip it and check out Rodrigo Garcia’s magnificent production over at the Deutsche Oper.

Upcoming performances: 
APR 2018