It might seem that you have turned off javascripts. We have tried to ensure functionality without, but some functions might not work as intended

Jump to main content
20 May - 03 June 2020

Ute Lemper

Rendezvous with Marlene

Festivities
Music
Next event:
​A musical ‘phone call’ with Marlene Dietrich. 


​In 1988, Ute Lemper was just at the beginning of her career in theatre and music. After receiving the French Moliére Award, Ute sent a postcard to Marlene, essentially apologizing for all the media attention comparing her to the legendary diva.

The post card resulted in a 3-hour phone call and exchange between Ute Lemper and Marlene Dietrich, and it is this conversation that lays the foundation for Rendezvous with Marlene. In the performance, Lemper tells the story of Marlene Dietrich’s life, her work and style, her love for the poet Rilke, her complicated relationship with Germany, her sorrow and her fascinations.

Ute Lemper tells us Marlene’s story, along with singing her fabulous songs from all the chapters of her life, from the Berlin cabaret years to her fabulous Burt Bacharach collaborations.

Ute Lemper has travelled with her Dietrich performance to cities including London, Paris, Rome and New York.

‘We see both Dietrich and Lemper at the top of their game, for it becomes impossible to discern where one ends and the other begins. La nouvelle Marlene, indeed.’
– MUSICAL THEATRE REVIEW


Ute Lemper (photo: Russ Rowland)

Venue

Duration

Ca. 2 h

Tickets

  • Standard: 250/500/650 
  • Senior: 225/450/585 
  • Under 30/student: 190 
  • FiB Fordel until 11 March: 175/350/455 
  • FiB Fordel from 12 March: 200/400/520 
  • BT Fordel: 187/375/487

Purchase ticket

Contributors

  • Ute Lemper vocal, script
  • Vana Gierig piano
  • Romain Lecuyer bass
  • Cyril Garac violin
  • Matthias Daneck drums

This site uses cookies for analysis, statistics, tailoring of content and development. Read more

Decline

Dialog

Connected to chatbot
Hei! Jeg er Festspillenes chatbot. Hva kan jeg hjelpe deg med?