Performances / Theater
HEART OF A CABINETMAKER: The Story of a Transylvania Saxon
Teatrul Național „Radu Stanca” Sibiu
The Romanian, Sibiu and Francophone Seasons

Written and Directed by: Sarah Brown
Musical direction, instrumentals and composition:
  Brita Falch Leutert
Choir Conducting: Brita Falch Leutert & Jurg Leutert featuring the Bach Choir

Song Credits:
“Land Beyond the Forest” – text and melody by Sarah Brown, with musical arrangement by Brita Falch-Leutert
"Tea for Two" - composed by Vincent Youmans & lyrics by Irving Caesar
"There Sat A Small Wild Bird" anonymous creation, with musical arrangement by Brita Falch Leutert
"Rain Dance Song" - conceived for the play and words by Sarah Brown; composed and arranged for this production by Brita Falch Leutert

Costumes: Anamaria Sut
Translation: Cynthia Pinter

Cast: Daniel Bucher, Johanna Adam, Ali Deac, Fabiola Petri, Daniel Plier, Benedikt Häfner

Show made in partnership with the Evangelical Cathedral in Sibiu.

Sarah Brown is a playwright, an international solo-performer, and a creator of unique and groundbreaking site-specific shows which she has directed at sites in Israel, Turkey and now in Sibiu, Romania where two of her plays are currently being performed in the 30th Edition of FITS ("A Secret About Joy" at the Grand Synagogue of Sibiu and this play at the Evangelical Church of St. Mary.) Sarah is a three-time Fulbright Scholar recipient from the University of Memphis, USA.

An adventure-romance about a 14th century craftsman who transforms the lives of everyone he meets - including his own! Performed in the gothic Biserica Evangelicā Sfânta Maria, this poignant story with live music - about dreams lost and found - will make you laugh and cry and transport you to another time!

Duration: 1h 30min
Date of premiere: 29.06.2023
Original title: Herz eines Schreiners: Die Geschichte eines Siebenbürger Sachsen

Shows and Access

29 June, 21:00

Catedrala Evanghelică C.A. ”Sfânta Maria”   
1h 30min

30 June, 21:00

Catedrala Evanghelică C.A. ”Sfânta Maria”   
1h 30min