to the third edition of the international theatre festival HALBSTARK for kids from 9- to 13-years of age!

From October 23 to October 28, 2014, 16 exceptional theatre pieces from Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland and Italy will be our guests in Münster and its surrounding region. Whether a play, dance theatre, music theatre, or object theatre: All of the performances deal very closely with the issues and thoughts of their young viewers.

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Thank you!

Both happy and proud we look back on six amazing festival days, that really passed too quickly. Thanks to all the artists, children, contributors and festival-goers for the great edition of HALBSTARK 2014!

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Festival closing

October 28: After six days full of wonderful moments, inspiring theater experiences and exciting encounters, HALBSTARK is coming to an end. Join us tonight for the premiere of "Umzüge" and a final party at Theater in der Meerwiese - we will be happy to see you there!

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Lowtech Magic (CH)

It Doesn't Rain Indoors

SHE is alone in her apartment. She – that is a fabled character with a huge head. She is discovering what it's like to be lonely. To play games alone in which she wins every time. To celebrate her birthday alone and to have the entire cake for herself. To build a fantasy world alone and to lose herself in it. Her contact with the outside world consists of letters, which she receives and also sends and which mainly deal with: Who am I and who are the others? Is it sad to be alone? And how does it feel: the feeling of being lonely?

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With its programme of international guest performances, HALBSTARK is also a forum for creative, cross-border dialogues.

Theatre discussions about issues of current interest are directed at both the experts and the interested festival visitors.

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