Thursday, 07 December 2023

The Guest: A Story of Migration

Based on the foundation of Akşehir's "companion" culture, the theater play titled "The Guest" depicts the period of labor migration from Turkey to Germany in the 1960s. It will be presented to the audience on June 9, 2023, at 8:00 PM, and on June 10, 2023, at 3:00 PM, at Selçuklu Congress Center.


The play revolves around the period of labor migration from Turkey to Germany in the 1960s, taking inspiration from Akşehir's "companion" culture. Titled "The Guest", it depicts the experiences of individuals who were initially referred to as "guests" as they went to Germany with hope, but later faced difficulties in adaptation, exclusion, and being left without a homeland due to various reasons. The play also touches upon universal economic themes.


The play begins with the character named Musa, who returns to the land where he was born and raised in Germany, only to be rejected by his old friends. The play incorporates the village performance tradition of "companion," where Musa's life in Germany is portrayed and enacted by the "companions."


The theater play "The Guest" aims to provide the audience with an unforgettable experience through its rich themes and universal story. It will meet art enthusiasts through the performances at Selçuklu Congress Center by Konya City Theater. We recommend that you make your plans according to the date and time information provided.