Adelaide Festival 1 - 17 March 2013


Hotel Modern
Australian Premiere / Exclusive to Adelaide

The Netherlands

“A performance so gripping that when it ends the audience is unsure whether to clap or leave the theatre silently.”

Noordhollands Dagblad

An attempt to imagine the unimaginable: thousands of eight centimetre tall puppets spring to life amid a scale model based on Auschwitz-Birkenau. This is war correspondence Hotel Modern style, depicting the greatest mass murder in history. Actors weave through scenes in overcrowded barracks, railway tracks and the Arbeit Macht Frei gateway, filming the horrific events with miniature cameras in an almost impossibly powerful theatrical experience.

NOTE:  There is a total lock-out for all Kamp performances.  Late-comers will not be admitted into the theatre.  Please be sure to arrive on time.

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Tue 12 Mar – Sat 16 Mar 8.30pm
Sun 17 Mar 5.30pm
Festival Talk Fri 15 Mar 7pm

Each show includes a 30 minute post-show Q&A session

NOTE: Total lock-out. Latecomers will not be admitted into the theatre.


1 hour


Adult $59, Friends $49, Concession $49, Fringe Benefits $30

For Fringe Benefits bookings, please call BASS on 131 246.

Contains adult themes.

Wheelchair Access Assistive Listening Systems 75% Some background music/sounds

Wheelchair access

Assistive listening systems

Fully subtitled or minimal dialogue. Some background music and / or sounds


Creators: Herman Helle, Arlène Hoornweg and Pauline Kalker
Performers: Trudi Klever, Maartje van den Brink and Menno Vroon
Sound design and sound performance: Ruud van der Pluijm

Herman Helle
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