Friday, 31 March 2017

Und Pippa Tantz! (1906) written by Gerhart Hauptmann and produced at the Deutsches Schauspielhous, Hamburg around 1910

A scene from Und Pippa Tantz! (1906) written by the German playwright Gerhart Hauptmann (1862 - 1946) and produced at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus (opened in 1901), Hamburg, around 1910




Thursday, 30 March 2017

Die Weber (1892) written by Gerhart Hauptmann and produced at the Berlin National Theatre in 1926

A scene from Die Weber (1892) written by the German playwright Gerhart Hauptmann (1862 - 1946) and produced at the Deutsches Nationaltheater, Berlin, probably under the direction of  Alfred Braun on November 19, 1926






Woyzeck (1837) written by Georg Karl Büchner and produced in Prague around 1920

Stage-design for Woyzeck (1837) written by the German playwright Georg Karl Büchner (1813 - 1837) and produced in Prague around 1920




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Monday, 27 March 2017

Dantons Tod (Danton's Death) written by the German playwright Georg Karl Büchner and produced under the production of Max Reinhardt probably at New York’s Century and Cosmopolitan theaters in 1927-28

A scene from Dantons Tod (Danton's Death) written by the German playwright Georg Karl Büchner (1813 - 1837) and produced at the Century Theatre, New York City, having run for 15 performances from Dec. 20, 1927 to Jan. 1928




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Don Juan und Faust (1828) written by Christian Dietrich Grabbe, and produced at Meiningen in 1896

Scenes from Don Juan und Faust (tragedy, first published in 1829) written by the German playwright Christian Dietrich Grabbe (1801-1836), and produced at the Hofbühne (Court Theatre), Meiningen, Germany, in 1896






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Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Judith (1840) written by Christian Friedrich Hebbel and produced at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt in 1910

Judith (1840) written by the German playwright Christian Friedrich Hebbel (1813 - 1863) and produced at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt (1873 - 1943), starring Tilla Duriek as Judith and Paul Wegener as Holofernes in 1910




Penthesilea (1807) written by Heinrich von Kleist and produced at the Schauspiel in Frankfurt am Main around 1920

A scene from Penthesilea (1807, mythological Amazon queen, Penthesilea, described as an exploration of sexual frenzy) written by the German playwright Heinrich von Kleist (1777 - 1811) and produced at the Schauspiel in Frankfurt am Main around 1920











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Minna von Barnhelm (1767) written by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing and produced at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt around 1910

A scene from Minna von Barnhelm (1767) written by the German author Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729 - 1781) and produced at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt in 1908?




Saturday, 4 March 2017

Wilhelm Tell (1804) written by Friedrich Schiller and produced at the Theater in Munich in 1807

A scene fromWilhelm Tell (1804) written by the German playwright Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805) and produced at the Theater in Munich in 1807






Friday, 3 March 2017

Die Räuber (1781) written by Friedrich Schiller and produced at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg, in 1909

Two scenes from Die Räuber (1781) written by the German playwright Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805) and produced under the direction of Alfred Freiherr von Berger, at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg, on November 10, 1909, with the cast including Robert Nhil, Konrad Gebhardt, Franz Kreidemann, Grete Egenolf, Max Montor, Max Freiburg, Willy Pfeiffer, Otto Röhl, Emil Stettner



































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Die Jungfrau von Orleans (1801) written by Friedrich Schiller and produced at the Altes Theater, Leipzig, around 1910

A scene from Die Jungfrau von Orleans (1801) written by the German playwright Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805) and produced at the Altes Theater, Leipzig, around 1910



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