Foreign C.


A reporter watches the 20th c. pass by from hotel bars and the scaffolding of unremembered buildings – never aging, hardly feeling, always humming a sweet little song.

July 23, 24, 25, and 26 at 8:00 pm

The Ontological Theater at St. Mark’s Church

131 E. 10th St. and 2nd Ave.

General Admission: $17 ($12 student)

Tickets online at or by phone at 212-352-3101

Text by Abi Basch

Performed by Thorsten Bihegue, Stefanie Fiedler, and Molly Shaiken

Music and Sound Design by Paula Matthusen and Jon Nelson

Lighting Design by Marnie Cumings

Costume and Prop Design by Peiyi Wong

Set Design by Adrian French

Assistant Direction by Susanne Stephani

Dramaturgy by Caroline Weist

Translations into German by Thorsten Bihegue, Stefanie Fiedler, Molly Shaiken, and Caroline Weist

Supported within the framework of the German Chancellor Fellowship Program by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and by the Ontological-Hysteric Incubator, Fractured Atlas, The Greenwall Foundation, Austin Script Works, Dougherty Arts Center, Chashama, The Stephen F. Austin InterContinental Hotel, and individual donors. Funded in part through Meet The Composer’s MetLife Creative Connections Program.


Please join us for a reception with the artists after Friday’s show at:


178 Second Ave (btwn 11th & 12th St)

Sponsored by American Friends of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the goals and promoting the programs of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, which encourages international contacts and intellectual collaboration among scholars of all nationalities. For more information about their programs, including fellowships and grants relevant for scholars resident in the United States, please visit:

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