Narrated identity

Readings and discussions for school classes about the novels "Der Russe Ist Einer, Der Birken Liebt", "Herkunft" and "Nachts Ist Es Leise In Teheran"

The authors Olga Grjasnowa, Saša Stanišić and Shida Bazyar will read from their novels and talk to the audience. A moderated encounter with authors in exchange with students in preparation for the Abitur in the 2022/23 and 2023/24 classes.

The readings are free of charge for Bremen schools. The Theater Bremen accepts bookings by telephone or e-mail on Tel 0421 . 3653 – 340 or


September 06, 2023, 10.00 am: Olga Gryaznova: “The Russian is one who loves birches”
January 11, 2024, 10:30 am: Saša Stanišić: “Origin”
January 11, 2024, 7 pm: Saša Stanišić: “Wolf”
February 29, 2024, 8 pm: Scenic reading “Nachts ist es leise in Teheran” followed by a discussion with the author
March 01, 2024: Shida Bazyar: “It’s quiet in Tehran at night”

Accompanying the readings, workshops are offered in which the themes of the novels are developed using theater pedagogical means and the encounter with the authors is prepared. For one Sek II course, 90 minutes, the workshop can take place at school.