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Iolaos Mantikor

Play for teenagers about the complexity of artificial intelligence by Markolf Naujoks

World premiere
World premiere
Young Theatre [12+]
Zwinger 3
in German without supertitles

Mostly, Simon is quiet and shy, but sometimes, he still flies into a real rage. That is why he is alone at school and everyone calls him »aggro freak«. Even his best friends have turned their backs on him. But Simon has already found new friends elsewhere: Iolaos and Mantikor. Only Simon can see and hear them, they are avatars: virtual simulations directed by AI. The programme IOLAOS MANTIKOR promises its users help if they are lonely, extremely timid and isolated. Virtual friends emerge, and they are supposed to adjust perfectly to the user. Soon, both of them know everything there is to know about Simon, about his fears, his likes and dislikes. They know his worries and his emotions. Iolaos and Mantikor become indispensable for Simon, and as they grow increasingly real and human, they eventually start pursuing their own plans.

This production is accompanied by a programme from the Arts & Education team.

Stage and Costumes
Lukas Brehm Jonas Pentzek
Theatre Education
Assistant Director
Caroline Ufer
Costume Assistant
Anne Mauch
Dramaturgy Internship
Linn Bechtloff
Technischer Direktor
Peer Rudolph
Assistentin des Technischen Direktors und Organisation
Aysha Tetzner
Technischer Produktionsleiter
Jens Weise
Technischer Leiter Zwinger
RobertoMartinez Licona
Technische Mannschaft
Christian Brecht, Alexander Dressler, Jonah Fellhauer, Christian Raudzis, Roland Rogg, Kristin Rohleder, Martin Rohr, Andreas Schulz, Niklas Ott
Leiterin der Kostümabteilung
Katharina Kromminga, Kristina Flachs (Stellv.)
Kristina Flachs
Leiterin der Ankleiderei
Sabrina Flitsch
Dagmar Gröver
Xenia Jorich, Clara Wilkening, Anne Mauch (FSJ)
Kerstin Geiger
Leitung Requisite
Anna Waldenmaier, Jürgen Kohl-Wilz
Mona Patzelt
Leiter des Malersaals
Dietmar Lechner
Leiter der Dekorationswerkstatt
Markus Rothmund
Leiter der Schlosserei
Karl-Heinz Weis
Leiter der Schreinerei
Klaus Volpp
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