Gavrilo Princip

World premiere

De Warme Winkel

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Dutch theatre group De Warme Winkel takes us back to one of the main turning points in modern history: 28 June 1914. Gavrilo Princip and five of his friends have hatched a plot to assassinate Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, during his visit to Sarajevo. But their pistols misfire, their grenades explode too late or not at all and the plan fails miserably. By sheer coincidence, a little later Gavrilo finds himself face to face with Franz Ferdinand. The last thing Ferdinand sees is a weedy little man with no shoulders and a thin moustache.

Applying its idiosyncratic brand of humour, De Warme Winkel serves up a maniacal, orgiastic, theatrical reconstruction ending in carnage and mayhem.
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