Drama Queens is an ironic signifier we might use to designate a character of a soap opera or sit-com, or even a family member prone to exaggeration and overreacting to problems. It is also the name of an experimental theater project of the Austrian performer, dance dramaturge and theater director Peter Stamer, in which he shapes a family therapy as a sit-com. By using the psychotherapeutic method and thematizing the sessions of the so-called family constellation, as well as by deconstructing the standard narrative elements and formal requirements of the sit-com genre, the project questions the common ideological background of both cultural forms, situating itself on the thin threshold between fiction and reality.

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