Harald Kislinger

Harald Kislinger was born in Linz in 1958. His plays have been performed in German-speaking countries as well as abroad. He has received numerous awards, such as the Austrian State Scholarship for Die Axt im Bischofsrücken (which was premiered in 1996 at the Deutsche Nationaltheater Weimar), and for Die Qualverwandtschaften in 1998. He received the prestigious Else Lasker Schüler Award for his play Höllenschlund in 1995.

Stage plays

Harald Kislinger
2 SCHWESTERN / 1 FEHLEN
2 D, 3 H
“ABOUT: In this play, nearly everything is said in a roundabout way. People who ... more
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Harald Kislinger
A liebs Kind
2 D, 2 H
The play is set in an old people’s home, in this “cemetery of the outcasts”, ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Big Mäc Epos
1 D, 2 H
(Some evening. She is ironing. He is channel hopping.)Rus: There we have found ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Christihimmelfahrtskommando
2 D, 7 H
Upper Austria: a “classical” family. The parents are self-righteous and ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Der Hirschgarten
3 D, 4 H
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Harald Kislinger
Die Axt im Bischofsrücken oderDer letzte ...
1 H
“As long as the shops were full of LPs, the fan didn’t have to let himself be ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Die Qualverwandtschaften
1 D, 6 H
About: Written in rhythmical verse. Meaning: musically a dramatic poem, from the ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Ersticken
2 D, 4 H
In the steelworkers' city of Linz, people are suffocating. And whoever doesn’t ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Heimatstöhnen
6 D, 6 H
Farmer’s son Lud from the mill quarter of Afiesl wants to go far away to build ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Höllenschlund
1 D, 6 H
Marlene, a farmer’s daughter, smothered and abused by her father, longs for a ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Katholikenzucht
3 D, 6 H
Having children is the raison d’être. The woman has become a birthing machine ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Macbeth. Eine Tieck-Übermalung.
5 D, 13 H
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Harald Kislinger
Manischer Montag
3 D, 6 H
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Harald Kislinger
Meine Mama, mein Temelin
1 D, 1 H
“Once before we have prevented a nuclear power plant/ Instead of pulling on one ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Moldaublick
1 D, 2 H
Mother, ghost-father and son return to a place that used to be their home. A ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Nackt
“Itisadedicationexpression/tobygone humanity / Themorderntimes/ ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Ohler Show
1 D, 1 H
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Harald Kislinger
Paarungsmordung
1 D, 1 H
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Harald Kislinger
Steinigung einer nackten Frau
1 D, 1 H
A naked woman is sunbathing next to a lake, while her divorced husband watches ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Vom Fleischhacken und Liebhaben
1 H
Kislinger’s one-person play Vom Fleischhacken und Liebhaben" is about sexuality ... more
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Harald Kislinger
Wiener Würstl und Berliner mit Schuss
3 D, 4 H
A Berlin family and a Viennese family are preparing for the big family meeting ... more
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