Jobs in Heaven
A Contest of Two Visionaries

Jobs in Heaven

“Steve Jobs and Robert Bosch meet in Heaven…” That’s not the beginning of some engineer’s joke but the premise for a reflection on two visionaries, entrepreneurs and human beings. What’s really been the motivating forces behind these legendary characters?
Certainly a lot has been said about Steve Jobs. And maybe a lotshould be said about Robert
Bosch, a German inventor and founder who is famous for his modesty. Post Theater tries a resurrection of Bosch’s and Job’s technical, political and social visions.
Post Theater is interested in the triangle between technology, a global society and creativity. The two visionaries had very opposite ideas how to motivate their staff, how to generate innovation.

The production won the Stuttgart Theater Award 2015

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Premiere and Touring

Premiere: Theater Rampe, Stuttgart, 2014

Press Quotes

“Steve jobs and Robert Bosch – a dance in the clouds… intelligent dialogues, full of wit… the art of acting knocks out technology. What a beautiful effect!”
(Luzia Tirado in Neues Deutschland, Sept. 5th, 2014)

“Sharp, biting humour, entertaining and nourishing…. With “Jobs in Heaven” post theater moves the audience into heaven and a video-star-explosion.”
BJ in Stuttgarter Nachrichten, July 19th, 2014

“Interesting experiment… both actors Eray Egilmez and Alexander Schröder are doing their thing very well… Mr Apple sends his regards from afterlife.”
Adrienne Braun in Stuttgarter Zeitung, July 11th, 2014

Documentation
Credits

Artistic directors: Hiroko Tanahashi, Max Schumacher
Performers and co-authors: Eray Egilmez,  Alexander Schröder
Dramaturgy: Hannes Külz
Media art: Yoann Trellu, Hiroko Tanahashi
Music, sound design: Sibin Vassilev
Stage construction: Marion Redmann, Gobi Hofmann
Technical director/light: Fabian Bleisch
Production management: Mario Stumpfe

The piece has been awarded with the “innovation funds” (fittingly!) of the Ministry of Research, Science and Culture of the State of Baden-Württemberg (Germany) and is co-funded by the Kulturamt Stuttgart. It is a co-production of post theater with Theater Rampe (Stuttgart) and Theaterdiscounter (Berlin).