Gob Squad


Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good)

Mousonturm Saal


Gob Squad is back. Back from a trip to their roots. To the beginning. The place where everything started. Where everything is still good. The sex, the drugs, the rock’n’roll. Everything’s ok. And everything remains to be discovered. With a film camera, for example, that Andy Warhol pointed at his friend in 1963 while he was sleeping. Eight hours long. The film, Sleep, is the first in a series of films in which Warhol caught daily life on celluloid. Eat, Drink, Kiss, Couch, etc. followed. In Gob Squad’s Kitchen, the German–English collective tries to encrypt these Warhol classics every night – in the belief that one can only truly understand the essence, humor and spirit of these works by submerging into them, without compromise. In their midst. In search of what keeps us and everything that we do together in the here and now.

Concept, performance: Johanna Freiburg, Sean Patten, Berit Stumpf, Sarah Thom, Bastian Trost, Simon Will * Guests: Erik Pold, Sharon Smith, Nina Tecklenburg, Laura Tonke * Stage: Bert Neumann, Chasper Bertschinger * Production: Gob Squad * Co-production: Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz Berlin, Donaufestival Niederösterreich, Nottingham Playhouse, Fierce! * With financial support from Mayor of the City of Berlin – Senate Chancellery – Department of Culture, the Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V., Bonn and the Arts Council of England.

In English. Drinks and music by Stefan Raulf after the performance on Fr. 13.9.