Tags: talk show

Fortress [Festung]

A postmodernist representation of post-war Germany’s inability to deal with the Holocaust honestly in media and social communication. The play is structured as a pastiche of scenes that are not held together by a specific plot line and in two parts, the second being a dramatized talk show. There seem to be references to the Wannsee Conference, where the Final Solution became German policy, death camps, and post-war Germany’s reactions to the Shoah and its perpetrators.