Thalia Theater (Hamburg)

Thalia Theater (Hamburg)

Infobox Theatre
name = Thalia Theater



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address = Raboisen street
city = Hamburg
country = Germany
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owner = Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
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opened = 1843
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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 Schwartzenberger and 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 Binnenalster in 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.

Plays

In October 1991 Ruth Berghaus directed 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

;Thalia Theater
*"Sommergäste" by Maxim Gorki
*"Quixote in der Stadt"
*"Die schmutzigen Hände" (Dirty Hands) by Jean-Paul Sartre
*"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 Gerhart Hauptmann
*"Lulu" by Frank Wedekind
*"Der Bus (Das Zeug einer Heiligen] " by Lukas Bärfuss
*"Mnozil Brass"
*"Minna of Barnhelm (Minna von Barnhelm)" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
*"Klein Zaches genannt Zinnober" by Stefan Moskov, inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann
*"Ulrike Maria Stuart" by Elfriede Jelinek

;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 Sean O'Casey
*"Antigone" by Sophocles
*"Liebesruh" by Jan Neumann
*"Bartleby, der Schreiber" by Herman Melville
*"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
*"Ware Liebe"
*"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 George Tabori

Notes

References


* 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.

External links

* [http://www.thalia-theater.de/ Thalia Theater]


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