The Austrian authors Stefan Zweig and Joseph Roth return as ghosts to the Europe of 2021. They accompany a famous literary scholar and her intern on a research trip from Vienna to London on the high speed Eurostar train.
Their interactions oscillate between tragedy and comedy as each tries to position themself within current political developments in Europe. As affection and rejection arise alliances change and unbridgeable differences emerge.
Ursula Knoll lives as a freelance writer and publishing author in Vienna. She trained as a playwright at the Burgtheater Vienna and with the playwrigths project Wiener Wortstätten.
Barbara Knoll lives as a freelance author in Vienna and works in the wonderful bookshop of Petra and Oliver Hartlieb. She recently published her first novel „Im Ruin“, which has received high acclaim.
Their new mutually written play „Falten im Anthropozän“ will be premiered at the Kosmos Theater in Vienna later this year.