In salz, a municipality near bad neustadt an der saale, the 23. French dialect theater days held. More than 20 amateur drama groups from all over france came to demonstrate their acting skills in front of a knowledgeable audience. The theater group of the melkendorfer werkstatt fur behinderte (wfbm) also took part in the performance.
Rudiger baumann directs the play
The trip was organized by the forderverein, the play was rehearsed by rudiger baumann. The melkendorfers performed the modernized stucco "the fisherman and his wife" which the ziegelhutten director rudiger baumann had skillfully rewritten for french dialect.
Although two players had to pull out at short notice due to illness, the 30-minute modern marchen was performed with pride and bravura by the werkstatt theater group in the french dialect. All the participants showed their full commitment, which was rewarded by the audience with a continuous ovation.
At the eagerly awaited award ceremony, the melkendorf team received a gift and a certificate from mayor martin schmitt, which was proudly shown to everyone. It is understandable that the award for the play was removed from the evaluation, but the theater group was awarded a special prize in the form of a monetary gift.
The greatest praise, however, came from mayor schmitt: he said on the sidelines of the event that the melkendorf performance was the best theater piece he had seen so far by disabled actors. This praise encourages the melkendorf team to be back in salz next year.