With “Istanbul” the young director Selen Kara, who herself is of Turkish origin, reveals a reversed situation on migrants who try to move ahead in a foreign country. This evening is also a tribute to all Turkish gastarbeiter who helped the Ruhrgebiet to its economic success in the 1960’s.


Directed by Selen Kara

Premiere: 20 October 2017

On stage: 22 & 29 October

A Sezen Aksu-song recital from Selen Kara, Torsten Kindermann and Akin. E. Sipal


20 - 29 October, 2017