The Conquest of the South Pole

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Opened Mar 29, 2007
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

German playwright Manfred Karge wrote The Conquest of the South Pole in 1986, three years before the fall of the Berlin Wall. The play concerns the soul-eroding problems of prolonged unemployment - a dilemma afflicting many today in 2007. The play follows four men in a small town who stave off the despair of joblessness by re-enacting Amundsen's expedition to the South Pole in an attic.

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