The physicist Möbius has discovered the so-called world formula and locked himself up in a sanatorium for the mentally ill so that his research results do not get into wrong hands. But “through coincides meets with people who are worst when they want reach the opposite of their goal”. Dürrenmatt’s comedy, premiered in 1962 and long since become a classic, was re-staged by Herbert Fritsch at the Zurich Schauspielhaus in 2013 “extremely ingeniously”.
Direction and stage: Herbert Fritsch
Cast: Corinna Harfouch, Wolfram Koch, Gottfried Breitfuss, Milian Zerzawy, Jean-Pierre Cornu, Friederike Wagner, Miriam Maertens, Julia Kreusch, Susanne-Marie Wrage, Jan Bluthardt, Michel Stuber, Joel Eggimann, Benedict Fellmer, Cyrill Birchler, Leandro Bärlocher, Leo Thomas
A production of the Schauspielhaus Zurich, filmed by ZDF/3sat, 2014
TV direction: Peter Schönhofer