“The Temporary” by Elias Canetti, Theatre Performance at the GISNY (May 21st and 23rd)

“The Temporary” by Elias Canetti

“The Temporary” by Elias Canetti, © GISNY

10.05.2023 - Article

Join GISNY Theatre for this year's performance and experience a thought experiment in a fictional future.

The GISNY Theater-AG cordially invites you to attend this year's performances

on Sunday, May 21, at 4 p.m.

and on Tuesday, May 23, at 7 p.m.

We will be performing “The Temporary” by Nobel Prize winner for literature Elias Canetti.

You can expect a thought experiment in a fictional future: the people in the drama know exactly how long they have to live. Their names indicate it incontrovertibly: “Eighty-eight” or “Fifty” is their name - or even just “Ten. The time of death is recorded in a capsule that everyone wears around their neck. A one-man authority watches over the observance of the data. A seemingly irrevocable order - until a doubter begins to ask questions...

Admission is free, donations are welcome.

Location: German International School New York, 50 Partridge Road, White Plains, NY 10605


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