Festival Theater der Welt
Düsseldorf 2021


Prof. Monika Grütters MdB
— Minister of State for Culture and Media

Dear members of the audience,

The Italian writer Ignazio Silone once said that we should take the world as it is, but not leave it as it is. The engaging programme of the upcoming edition of Germany’s most important theatre festival, Theater der Welt, reflects this desire
to change the world and make one’s mark on it ... continue reading
Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen
— Minister of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Dear visitors,

»Art only becomes interesting once we are confronted by something that cannot immediately be explained«, said the visionary Christoph Schlingensief, whose retrospective runs parallel to Theater der Welt at the Kunstsammlung NRW.
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Stephan Keller
— Mayor City of Düsseldorf

Dear visitors to the Theater der Welt festival,

Welcome to this special international theatre festival, welcome to Düsseldorf!
It is an honour for our city to host the Theater der Welt 2021 festival. An audience of theatre enthusiasts and artists from all over Germany and many countries further afield will meet here by the Rhine ... continue reading