Zagreb Youth Theatre, Croatia

Hinkemann is a play about the life of a German soldier who was wounded during World War I. To save his life, a surgeon castrated Adam Hinkemann. The protagonist comes back to civilian life as a lost soul in a hostile environment. Faced with the specter of poverty and polit-ical turmoil, Hinkemann struggles with the fear of losing his young wife’s love and respect. Hinkemann brings to light situations in which subjecting someone to ridicule can isolate the individual in a world where no-one cares about others. Toller portrayed Germany after World War I as a world filled with cruelty. Hinkemann’s character reflects Toller’s personal disap-pointment with humanity.

25th May (Tuesday)

21.25 – meeting with the creators of Hinkemann (transmitted on Facebook)

Available free of charge.
Recorded show available on the VOD platform
(vod.teatr.torun.pl) from 24.05., at 21:00. Access time 24h. Polish and English subtitles

Running time: 2h 15

Directed by: Igor Vuk Torbica

Text: Ernst Toller