- Thalia Theater (Hamburg)
name = Thalia Theater
image_size = 180px
caption = Thalia Theater front view.
address = Raboisen street
city = Hamburg
country = Germany
owner = Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
opened = 1843
website = http://www.thalia-theater.de/
The Thalia Theater is one of the three state-owned theatres in
Hamburg, Germany. It was founded in 1843 by Charles Maurice Schwartzenbergerand named after the muse Thalia. Today, it is home to one of Germany's most famous ensembles and stages around 9 new plays per season.Current theatre manager is Ulrich Khuon.
In addition to its main building, located in the street "Raboisen" in the quarter "Hamburg-Alstadt" near the
Binnenalsterin Hamburg's inner city, the theatre operates a smaller stage, used for experimental plays, the Thalia in der Gaußstraße, located in the borough of Altona.
In October 1991
Ruth Berghausdirected Bertolt Brecht's " In The Jungle of Cities" (German: "Im Dickicht der Städte") as part of a series of 'related texts', as she called them (which also included Büchner's " Danton's Death").Meech (1994, 54).]
Performed by the ensemble in 2006
*"Quixote in der Stadt"
*"Die schmutzigen Hände" (Dirty Hands) by
*"Das Versprechen" by
Armin Petras, inspired by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
*"Ein Mitsommernachtstraum" ("
A Midsummer Night's Dream") by William Shakespeare
Buddenbrooks" by Thomas Mann, edited by John von Düffel
Die Jungfrau von Orleans" by Friedrich Schiller
Effi Briest" by Theodor Fontane
Penthesilea" by Heinrich von Kleist, in cooperation with the Salzburg Festival
*"Rose Bernd" by
*"Der Bus (Das Zeug einer Heiligen] " by
*"Minna of Barnhelm (Minna von Barnhelm)" by
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
*"Klein Zaches genannt Zinnober" by Stefan Moskov, inspired by
*"Ulrike Maria Stuart" by
;Thalia in der GaußstraßePerformed by the theatre's ensemble in 2006
*"Café Umberto" by Moritz Rinke
*"Zeit zu Lieben Zeit zu Sterben" by Fritz Kater
*"Dies ist kein Liebeslied" by Karen Duve
*"Das Ende vom Anfang" by
*"Liebesruh" by Jan Neumann
*"Bartleby, der Schreiber" by
*"Sauerstoff" by Iwan Wyrypajew
*"Norway.Today" by Igor Bauersima
*"WE ARE CAMERA/JASONMATERIAL" by Fritz Kater
*"Limited Edition: Das Wunder von St. Georg" by Peer Paul Gustavsson
*"Hinter euren Zäunen"
*"Durchgebrannt" by Ursula Rani Sarma
*"Kick & Rush" by Andri Beyeler
*"Abalon, One Nite in Bangkok" by Fritz Kater
*"Z" by Nino Haratischwili
*"Mein Kampf" by
* Meech, Tony. 1994. "Brecht's Early Plays." In Thomson and Sacks (1994, 43–55).
** Thomson, Peter and Glendyr Sacks, eds. 1994. "The Cambridge Companion to Brecht". Cambridge Companions to Literature Ser. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521414466.
* [http://www.thalia-theater.de/ Thalia Theater]
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