events

The Disorientalists: Who Was Essad Bey? at Roter Salon, Volksbühne, 12th March 2017

March 10, 2017
THE DISORIENTALISTS Who Was Essad Bey?

“Well, who was Essad Bey?
It’s important to say
That he was born on a train somewhere in Ukraine
He grew up in Baku
He’s a Russian, a Jew
But was this who was Essad Bey?
He lived in Berlin
To Allah he prayed
He once wrote a book called ‘Allah is great’
A poser, a fascist
In his his very own way but was this who was Essad Bey?”

The Disorientalists are Yuriy Gurzhy (RotFront), Daniel Kahn (Daniel Kahn & The Painted Bird) and Marina Frenk (Marina & Kapelsky). The three Berliners-by-choice joined forces to write and perform a musical based on the life of Essad Bey a.k.a. Kurban Said a.k.a. Lev Nussimbaum. “Who Was Essad Bey?” is a biographical revue produced by and played in the Studio Я of Gorki Theater Berlin. It was released on the Berlin label “Oriente” in January 2017.

Who Was Essad Bey? @Roter Salon/ Volksbühne
Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, 10178 Berlin
U-Bahn: Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz
Doors at 7pm, starts at 8pm
Join this event on Facebook!

Tickets:
http://volksbuehne-berlin.de/deutsch/karten/

* Photo by Oleg Farynyuk, Slow Photography Berlin

You Might Also Like

No Comments

Leave a Reply