Future shows

Theatre

Was heißt hier Liebe?

Samuel Hamen, Nickel Bösenberg Escher Theater

A classic, exciting and contemporary story of two people in love and all the madness that happens inside, outside, around, before, in between and in the course of it.

Theatre Dance Music

Queer Little Lies (1/3)

Independent Little Lies - ILL

Following the success of its first edition in 2018, queer arts will be once again centre stage. On three days, artists from Luxembourg and abroad will queer your understandings of bodies, sexuality and desire.

Theatre Dance Music

Queer Little Lies (2/3)

Independent Little Lies - ILL

Following the success of its first edition in 2018, queer arts will be once again centre stage. On three days, artists from Luxembourg and abroad will queer your understandings of bodies, sexuality and desire.

Theatre Dance Music

Queer Little Lies (3/3)

Independent Little Lies - ILL

Following the success of its first edition in 2018, queer arts will be once again centre stage. On three days, artists from Luxembourg and abroad will queer your understandings of bodies, sexuality and desire.

Theatre

Monsieur X

Pierre Richard Mathilda May

Actor Pierre Richard unveils the fabulous world of Monsieur X - a world of silence, but characterised on that account by expressive body language à la Chaplin.

Young audiences

Une forêt

Compagnie Joli Mai Compagnie Agnello

Une forêt is inspired by several traditional tales so as to create an original story with wolves whose cries can be heard, a river with clear waters and a mysterious forest ranger. A dreamlike adventure where humour and the imagination triumph.

Dance Music

Boxe Boxe Brasil

Mourad Merzouki / CCN Créteil & Val-de-Marne Quatuor Debussy

Ten Brazilian dancers are transformed into boxers. Each round of the boxing match, accompanied live by the Debussy Quartet, highlights a different dance genre, from airy capoeira to rhythmic hip-hop. Breathtaking!

Theatre

Der Richter und sein Henker

Friedrich Dürrenmatt Kaleidoskop Theater

In Dürrenmatt's classic The Judge and his Hangman, Commissar Bärlach has to deal with the loss of his best officer, Schmied. In Columbo style, he struggles through a swamp of intrigues and power games to piece together the mosaic of this case.

Theatre Circus

les paroles impossibles

Yoann Bourgeois

Yoann Bourgeois returns to the Escher Theater with a brand-new acrobatic show. Following on from his attempt to defeat gravity, his amazing choreography and his display of juggling skills, this time he will mesmerize the audience as a breath-taking trapezist, flying fakir, magic dervish and bird-like singer.

Circus

Zwäi

e1nz company

You cannot put a label on Jonas and Esther Slanzi. In this parable of life and love, the two artists combine speed, airiness, acrobatics, tricks and theatre, and amaze their audience.

Music

New Year's concert

Gast Waltzing Morgane Ji, Pablo Fagundes

Conductor Gast Waltzing starts the year with a musical trip around the world. The energy of electric banjo queen Morgane Ji meets Brazilian choro and the charming harmonica playing of Pablo Fagundes.

Theatre

Les frontalières / Die Grenzgängerinnen

Sophie Langevin Escher Theater

Based on unpublished testimonies, this poignant show explores the daily life of French, Belgian, German and Luxembourg women who cross the borders of the Grand Duchy day after day. The border reality is revealed to us in all its human density.

Circus

Démodés

Leandre Ribera Compagnie La Tal

A tragicomedy about the end of an era - a time when a clown could be sure that the audience would laugh benignly at his antics. Leandre Ribera and the company La Tal honour the tradition of the red noses and simultaneously breathe new life into this much-loved art form.

Theatre

La plus précieuse des marchandises

Jean-Claude Grumberg Charles Tordjman

Once upon a time, there was a deep forest, in a country that could be a region of Poland, Russia, why not Lorraine. It doesn't matter. Every day, a train goes mechanically through the thickness of the great wood. You can quickly guess its destination...

Theatre

Le Menteur

Pierre Corneille Julia Vidit

To find her place in the trendy world of selfies and likes, Dorante lies and invents a life for herself... Fluorescent trainers, strobes and a flash set: Julia Vidit and her multicultural troupe bring Corneille's baroque comedy up to date and offer a delightful immersion into appearances.

Young audiences

Ding Dong, Toktoktok!

Dan Tanson Ensemble Traffik Klassik

Bartok and Pipp have only one wish: to finally start their fitness workout. But they keep getting interrupted by the weird noises coming from the other side of the neighbouring wall. They listen carefully. The weird noises are music, captivating music!

Theatre

20

Makadammen

20 years! Wow! That must be celebrated! We organise a reunion and the Makadammen invite all their "avatars" of the recent years, and review some nice moments.

Theatre

Noire

Tania de Montaigne Lucie Nicolas, Collectif F71

Canceled

Theatre Music

Prévert

Jacques Prévert Yolande Moreau, Christian Olivier

Yolande Moreau, actor, the famous temperamental member of the Les Deschiens family, and Christian Olivier, musician of the Têtes Raides, add their pinch of salt to Prévert's poems. She recites them, he sings them, and the encounter, with its irresistible humour, makes us rediscover them.

Theatre

Werther

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Staatstheater Mainz

After almost 250 years, Goethe's work has lost none of its relevance. Brit Bartkowiak brings the material from a distant past into the present: the search for a self-determined life, away from conventions and constraints, is more topical than ever.

Dance

Facéties

Christian et François Ben Aïm

With their hilarious choreography, the Ben Aïm brothers take a fresh look at the absurdity of our everyday life. Could it be that it is precisely this lightness of humour that enables us to see our reality with new powers of imagination?

Theatre Music

Um Stamminee

Pir Kremer Claude Mangen

A tribute to the Luxembourgish author Pir Kremer: with his texts, songs and poems from the Stamminee and the Revue, part of the history of Luxembourg's popular entertainment is unearthed, analysed and made understandable from today's point of view.

Theatre

Hannah Arendt auf der Bühne

Ania Michaelis Agora Theater

New York 4 December 1975, Hannah Arendt is working on her book The Life of the Mind. A little girl suddenly appears in her room and introduces herself as "a Hannah too". She wants to know from the old Hannah what she is doing there. Is she thinking up words?

Young audiences

Frusques

Compagnie ACT2

Four people wake up in an unknown place completely covered in clothes. In this new environment the dancers move with humour and inventiveness, empathically inviting their audience to delve into this new world.

Theatre

La mère coupable

Beaumarchais Laurent Hatat, Thomas Piasecki

The Almavivas arrive in Paris. Bégearss, the family friend, manoeuvres to conquer Flora, the daughter, and with her the whole inheritance. But Figaro and Suzanne keep watch... Daring and humour set the tone for this explosive version of Beaumarchais' play!

Dance

The Great He-Goat

Cie Mossoux Bonté

The gates have accidentally closed and ten museum attendants are locked in the art exhibition for the night. But that's not all: the shadows of Goya's bleak paintings, which they watch over during the day, swallow them up.

Young audiences

tock tock

Dan Tanson Annick Pütz

A dancer takes the audience on a journey to discover all the senses. On a playfully designed stage, she feels the materiality of the objects around her, brings them to life and handles them delicately.

Dance

Mozart à 2 / Beethoven 6

Malandain Ballet Biarritz

Renowned choreographer Thierry Malandain celebrates Beethoven's love of nature with – amazingly - twenty-two dancers on stage. Beethoven 6 draws on the powerful and suggestive music of the famous German composer. The touching extract from Mozart à 2 completes the evening.

Music

There’s no business like…

Harmonie Municipale Esch/Alzette

A concert showing off the talents of the HMEsch & Orchestre des Jeunes! The Harmonie Municipale is delighted to present a concert promising lots of wonderful things, performed by its youth orchestra and featuring well-known pieces from a modern and classical repertoire.

Theatre

Calimero

Transquinquennal

Three white men in their fifties and straight, conscious of their status as 'dominant' but determined to explore their privileges, have met groups of 'dominated' individuals. And the upshot is a show with a spicy debate!

Music

Séance académique des célébrations du 150e anniversaire

Harmonie Municipale Esch/Alzette

150 years ago, on 26 March 1871, the Harmonie Municipale d'Esch, the oldest musical society in the south of Luxembourg, was founded ...

Theatre

Pas un pour me dire merci

Jean Bürlesk, Renelde Pierlot Escher Theater

It's a terrible thing, a family. Do you dare to complain? If you do, you are wisely put back in your place. Do you want to speak out? It's a waste of effort. Do you want to distance yourself? Perfectly illusory...

Dance Music

3×20

Pascal Schumacher Jean-Guillaume Weis

A cat and mouse chase between choreographer Jean Guillaume Weis and composer Pascal Schumacher. They bring bodies and instruments into dialogue in infinite variations.

Theatre

Si mer nach ze retten?

Claude Faber, Roll Gelhausen, Francis Kirps, Christiane Kremer, Pierre Puth, Jay Schiltz

Nothing is as it was any more. We are no longer the same people we used to be. We will see this very clearly when at last everyone drops their mask. The question is now more than justified. Are we still to be saved?

Circus

Speakeasy

Cie The Rat Pack Chinese Man

The Rat Pack Company create a Martin Scorsese-inspired universe set in a secret bar - a speakeasy. To the music of French electro masters Chinese Man, six artists perform breath-taking stunts and mesmerize the audience with their amazing body control.

Theatre Music

Buster

Mathieu Bauer Nouveau Théâtre de Montreuil - CDN

More entertaining than a lecture, a little more scholarly than a film-concert, this play makes the spectator discover the creative universe of an imperishable reference of burlesque comedy: Buster Keaton.

Theatre

Alex Lutz

Alex Lutz Tom Dingler

With a César for Best Actor and a Molière for humour, Alex Lutz returns to the Escher Theatre with a show faithful to his extravagance. A master of metamorphosis, the humorist has created a new, unusual and delirious one-man show.

Young audiences

Humanimal

Compagnie 3637

The earth is shaking, everything is disintegrating. A child is facing a blank canvas and starts to create a new world with black colour. Dancer and choreographer Bénédicte Mottart invites young and old to join her on this voyage of intimate discovery.

Dance Music

Sin permiso

Ana Morales

Ana Morales transforms the mourning of her father's death into a personal, virtuoso choreography that powerfully expresses the things left unsaid.

Young audiences

Flamenclown

Compagnie Laura Vital

A singer and a clown discover a sleeping dancer and manage to wake her up. From tango to alegria and tanguillo, the young audience discovers the many rhythms of Spanish and Latin American dance.

Young audiences

Frederick

La Compagnie du Grand Boube

It's autumn, and the mice have to make provision for the winter. They all work together, only Frederick does not. Instead of piling up seeds, maize, nuts and fruit in the hole in the wall, Frederick sits and dreams ...

Theatre

Petit frère, la grande histoire Aznavour

Gaëtan Vassart Laure Roldán

We have all once heard or hummed the songs of the legendary Charles Aznavour, but perhaps we do not know the story of this man and the History with a capital H that forged him.

Young audiences

Eng Klassekandheet

Isabelle Bonillo Escher Theater

In a fictional classroom, children from different social backgrounds meet and spend their childhood in the same place, at the same time. And yet they come from very different worlds.

Theatre

PATE

Service Jeunesse de la Ville d’Esch

PATE (Petit Atelier Théâtre Esch) is an educational and cultural project that allows young people to discover live performance through artistic practice. It offers a complete adventure of theatrical creation.

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