Saturday afternoon 20 January Connie Palmen and Sven Ratzke speak about Marlene Dietrich, gender, masculinity and femininity in 'You Do Something to Me', also featuring a musical performance by Sven, accompanied by his pianist Jetse de Jong. Discussion leader is Roos van Rijswijk. - Dutch spoken.
Writer Connie Palmen and international star artist Sven Ratzke collaborated on a theatre show about Marlene Dietrich - Connie co-wrote the text and Sven performs it in his show. In You Do Something to Me, they =tell about their collaboration and talk about Dietrich, their collaborations, masculinity, femininity and gender in performance. Discussion leader is writer and journalist Roos van Rijswijk.
Sven performs some famous Dietrich songs, accompanied by his pianist Jetse de Jong: Illusions from the 1948 Billy Wilder film A Foreign Affair and, both from 1930, Wenn ich mir was wünschen dürfte and Falling in Love Again.
Theatre aan het Spui, Saturday 20 January, 14:15-15:15 hrs.