Jobs in Heaven (theater)
"Steve Jobs and Robert Bosch meet in Heaven…"
That’s not the beginning of some engineer’s joke but the premise for a reflection on two visionaries, entrepreneurs and human beings. What’s really been the motivating forces behind these legendary characters?
Certainly a lot has been said about Steve Jobs. And maybe a lot should be said about Robert Bosch. Post Theater tries a resurrection of Bosch’s and Job’s technical, political and social visions.
Post Theater tries a resurrection of Bosch’s and Job’s technical, political and social visions.
Starting with Hiroko Tanahashi’s idea, the theater artists and performers Eray Egilmez and Alexander Schröder co-wrote the piece with dramaturge Hannes Külz and director Max Schumacher, blending original quotes and authentic text material with fiction. The play is now somewhere between Science-Fiction and “Bio-Fiction”. As the biography of the characters takes place after their passing, it only could be fictive. The authors had no access to the protagonists at their current home.
has been awarded with the “innovation funds” (fittingly!) of the Ministry of Research, Science and Culture of the State of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) and is co-funded by the Kulturamt Stuttgart. It is a co-production of post theater with Theater Rampe (Stuttgart) and Theaterdiscounter (Berlin)
Artistic directors: Hiroko Tanahashi, Max Schumacher
Text, acting: Eray Egilmez, Alexander Schröder
Dramaturgy: Hannes Külz
Media art: Yoann Trellu, Hiroko Tanahashi
Music and sounddesign: Sibin Vassilev
Stage construction: Marion Redmann, Gobi Hofmann
Technical director / light design: Fabian Bleisch
Production management / PR: Mario Stumpfe