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 with 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) written by the German playwright Heinrich von Kleist (1777 - 1811) and produced at the Schauspiel in Frankfurt am Main around 1920





"His first tragedy was The Schroffenstein Family (Die Familie Schroffenstein). The material for the second, Penthesilea (1808), queen of the Amazons, is taken from a Greek source and presents a picture of wild passion. More successful than either of these was his romantic play, Käthchen of Heilbronn (Das Käthchen von Heilbronn) (1808), a poetic drama full of medieval bustle and mystery, which retained its popularity for many years."

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

Minna von Barnhelm (1767) written by the German authour Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729 - 1781) and produced at the Deutsches Theater, Berlin, under the direction of Max Reinhardt around 1910


Saturday, 4 March 2017

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

Wilhelm 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, around 1920

A scene from Die Räuber (1781) written by the German playwright Friedrich Schiller (1759 - 1805) and produced at the Deutsches Schauspielhaus, Hamburg, around 1920









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



Thursday, 16 February 2017

Götz von Berlichingen (1773) written by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and produced at the Municipal Theatre of Düsseldorf around 1910

A scene from Götz von Berlichingen  (1773) written by the German author Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) and produced at the Municipal Theatre of Düsseldorf around 1910