Platée at the Neukölln Opera, Berlin

In a society drifting apart, it is not hard to imagine that the gods have become self centered, conniving, and use their powers to satisfy their own longings rather than feeling obliged to serve the whole and make the world a better place.

You could meet them as people in bars or trendy clubs, intoxicated, and in the middle of sexual excesses in the back rooms of modern luxury hiding places.

And you can meet them in a new production of ‘Platée’, by Jean-Philippe Rameau, at the Neukölln in Berlin. Continue reading