A project by

Die Klima-Monologe

in German with English surtitles

Droughts, floods, storms. Uninhabitable zones and distribution struggles are spreading. The window of time left to act is getting smaller and smaller. Die Klima-Monologe tell of the worldwide struggles of a wide variety of people against climate change. They provide insight into how people in different regions of the world feel the consequences of climate change in their own biographies.

The actors repeatedly have to make existential decisions: between staying at home or leaving, between crop failures in the countryside or life as a day laborer in the city, between security and identity, between hunger and risk.

Die Klima-Monologe is documentary theatre. Author/Director Michael Ruf conducts interviews that last several hours, sometimes several days. These interviews are then merely shortened and condensed. Nothing is added and the linguistic expression is maintained. True-to-the-word, people-oriented theatre.

Audience discussions take place following each performance.


Gefördert von ENGAGEMENT GLOBAL im Auftrag des BMZ, Brot für die Welt aus Mitteln des Kirchlichen Entwicklungsdienstes, Stiftung Umwelt und Entwicklung NRW, Deutsche Postcode Lotterie, Senatsverwaltung für Mobilität, Verkehr, Klimaschutz und Umwelt des Berliner Senats und Helle Panke.



Language: German with English subtitles


27. January 2024