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Stage productions of Niels Foelster as composer, author and director:

Free like the Wind! - The (really true) story of the Brothers Lilienthal


"Free like the Wind" is a homage to the brothers Lilienthal, especially to the foolhardy Otto Lilienthal. The story of the brothers is connected to the story of two guardian angels. By trying to save Otto's life they take a big challenge...
Premiere on the 11th of September in 2016 in the "Kulturzentrum Rathenow".  » read more...
Book + Music: Niels Foelster
Vocal Coach: Veronika Foelster
Choreography: Marie-Jo Friske
Costume Designer: Katrin Fritze, Kerstin Junge, Natalia Lorenz, Elena Hildebrandt, Katrin Fritze
Make-Up: Karna Bree
Scenery, Lighting Design and Video Programming: Zoltan Tombor
Scenery: IKW Rathenow
Production Management and Artistic Direction: Niels Foelster
Direction: Claus Stahnke (2016), Niels Foelster (2017)

Frei wie der Wind! Plakat






Marie & Sophie - A Musical

(Scenes from the life of Marie Curie)
"Marie & Sophie" is a homage to one of the greatest scientists in history: Marie Curie. Her story is connected to the story of Sophie in the present. She bares the dream of becoming a great dancer. Both life storys tell us that it is always worth to fight for your dreams.
Premiere on the 18th of June in 2016 in Dallgow-Döberitz. 12 more performances in Dallgow, Nauen, Falkensee und Berlin. » read more...
Book + Music: Niels Foelster
Vocal Coach: Veronika Foelster
Choreography: Marie-Jo Friske
Costume Designer: Kerstin Junge, Natalia Lorenz, Elena Hildebrandt, Katrin Fritze
Historical Costumes: Kostuemkollektiv Kreuzberg
Production Management and Artistic Direction: Niels Foelster

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Marie & Sophie Plakat






Tessi - A Musical

Niels Foelster produced a new musical project, a cooperation between the "Musik- und Kunstschule Havelland" and the "Städtische Musikschule Rathenow". It premiered on the 5th of September in 2014 in the "Kulturzentrum Rathenow". Additional performances: 06.09.2014 and 07.09.2014

Book, lyrics, music, orchestration, direction: Niels Fölster
Co-Composer: Zoltan Tombor
Choreography: Jenny Knoop, Elena Hildebrandt, Katrin Fritze Acting: Claus Stahnke
Vocal Coach: Veronika Foelster »read more...

Get more information at: musical-mks-westhavelland.jimdo.com

Supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as part of "Kultur macht stark", a program of the Association of German Music Schools.

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TESSI - gemobbt! Plakat






Musical Gala 2013

The Musical Gala is a cooperation between the "Musik- und Kunstschule Havelland" and the "Städtische Musikschule Rathenow". It premiered on the 7th of June in 2013 in the "Kulturzentrum Rathenow".
Book, orchestration, direction: Niels Foelster
Direction: Claus Stahnke
Choreography, Costumes and Make-Up: Jenny Knoop
Step Dancing: Katrin Fritze
Children Dancing: Elena Hildebrandt
Vocal Coach: Veronika Foelster
Costume: Natalie Lorenz
Production Manager: Zoltan Tombor

Plakat Musicalgala 2013






Eine schrecklich echte Familie (A terribly real family) - Family Affairs

The musical consists of two acts and 16 scenes and is a cooperation between the "Musik- und Kunstschule Havelland" and the "Städtische Musikschule Rathenow". It premiered on the 22nd of October in 2011 in the "Kulturzentrum Rathenow".
Book, music, orchestration, direction: Niels Foelster
Direction: Zoltan Tombor
Choreography, Costumes and Make-Up: Jenny Knoop
Vocal Coach: Veronika Foelster
Step Dancing: Katrin Fritze
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Plakat Family Affairs






Charley's Aunt - Theatre Chemnitz

"Charley's Aunt" is a play with music. In 2015 Foelster revised the original book of Brandon Thomas and additionally composed 12 songs (ballads, latin, rock, pop music). The CANTUS Theaterverlag has the performance rights.
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The photo on the right side is kindly provided by Dietmar Lange (2007).







Der verhexte 1. Schultag  (The enchanted first day of school)

"The enchanted first day of school" is a musical for the pupils of the elementary school of Kurt Hackenbruch.








Wicked Game

"Wicked Game" is a scary musical about an old curse, a deal with the devil and stolen hearts. It is a fascinating story about evil powers and lovable heros. » read more...

 
     
     

Laachi und Vulkanius - Das Geheimnis des Blauen Haüyns. Fortsetzung der Laachi-Reihe (Laachi and Vulkanius - The secret of the blue Haüyun)

Since 2005 Niels Foelster works together with the teacher and author Kurt Hackenbruch on the Laachi-Musicals, musicals from children for children.

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Laachi und das Geheimnis des Eisfeuers (Laachi and the Secret of the Ice Fire)

This is a musical from Kurt Hackenbruch. It is an exciting story about the dragon Laachi. The adventure is performed with songs and dance.

 
     
     

8 Frauen - Komödie Düsseldorf (8 Women - Comedy Düsseldorf)

"8 Women" is a thrilling and funny play with music. It premiered on the 2nd of August in 2006 in the "Komödie Düsseldorf".
Book: Daniel Call.
Niels Foester was responsible for the music.

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Varieté Chamäleon Berlin

For the Show "Liaison der Sinne" Niels Foelster produced the playbacks for "Who wants to live forever" (Queen) und "Could this be Magic" (Donna Summer).

 
     



Romy - Die Welt aus Gold (Romy - The World of Gold)

A Musical.
Book: Daniel Call
The CANTUS Theaterverlag owns the performance rights for the music.






     

Sie und Die (Her and Them)

"Her and Them" is a play with 14 songs.
Book: Daniel Call
The musical is written for only one middle-aged woman. First she is a betrayed wife, then she plays the lover. It is funny but also encourages reflection. The CANTUS Theaterverlag owns the performance rights for the music.

 
     
     

Kohlhiesels Töchter (Kohlhiesels Daughters)

Daniel Call wrote a new version of the well-known film. For that Niels Foelster composed 22 songs (waltz, country and western songs, musical songs, swing). The CANTUS Theaterverlag owns the performance rights for the music.