See the US stage premiere! Based on the cult film + winner of 2 Cannes Lions.

Fear Eats the Soul

by Rainer Werner Fassbinder (Germany)

directed by Robert McNamara


Previews: May 12, 13 & 14 | Performances: May 16 – June 4, 2017

$15 – $45 | Thurs–Sat 8 pm + Sat & Sun 3 pm

ATLAS Performing Arts Center | 1333 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002

“a gripping tale of courageous romance” The Guardian, UK

“4 Stars. Powerful.” –Roger Ebert, film critic

It’s 1974 in Germany: Emmi is a cleaning woman and a widow. She falls in love with Ali, a younger man and a Moroccan immigrant. When they marry, everyone is appalled. In time, family and friends finally accept them. Yet, the couple must face their own mounting fears and insecurities. Don’t miss the U.S. Stage Premiere of the renowned German film. Fear is a bold masterpiece that explores star-crossed lovers and how fear can destroy our hopes and dreams.

FEATURING: Nanna Ingvarsson, Oscar Ceville, Gary DuBreuil, Ivan Zizek, Jen Bevan, Rashard Harrison, Karin Rosnizek, Sissel Bakken, Stacy Whittle, Kim Curtis, Ellie Nicoll, Colin Davies & Aniko Olah.

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