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Part of the 2010 Next Wave Festival US Premiere The renowned German theater company Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, under the fearless direction of Thomas Ostermeier, makes its anticipated return to BAM with The Marriage of Maria Braun, a stage adaptation of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's iconic 1979 film. Echoing Fassbinder's confrontation of the founding myths of Germany, the production tells the story of Maria Braun, a woman who uses her sexuality and ingenuity to survive and eventually prosper in the aftermath of World War II. In German with English titles.

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