Deutsches Schauspielhaus

The Deutsches Schauspielhaus is a theatre in the St. Georg quarter of the city of Hamburg, Germany. With a capacity for 1,192 spectators, it places it as Germany's largest theatre.[1] It was established in 1901 by the renowned stage actress Franziska Ellmenreich.

Deutsches Schauspielhaus
Deutsches Schauspielhaus front view
AddressKirchenallee 39
20099 Hamburg
Coordinates53°33′15.5″N 10°0′31.9″E
Public transitHauptbahnhof Nord
OwnerFree and Hanseatic city of Hamburg
Typetheatre
Capacity1192
Construction
Opened1901
ArchitectFellner & Helmer
Website
www.schauspielhaus.de

Theatre managers

YearsTheatre managers
1901–1910Alfred Freiherr von Berger
1910–1913Carl Hagemann
1913–1918Max Grube
1918–1926Paul Eger
1926–1928Ernst Ziegel
1928–1932Hermann Röbbeling
1932–1945Karl Wüstenhagen
1945–1946Rudolf Külus
1946–1948Arthur Hellmer
1948–1955Albert Lippert
1955–1963Gustaf Gründgens
1963–1968Oscar Fritz Schuh
1968Egon Monk
1968–1969Gerhard Hirsch
1969–1970Hans Lietzau
1970–1971Rolf Liebermann
1972–1979Ivan Nagel
1979–1980Günter König and Rolf Mares
1980–1985Niels-Peter Rudolph
1985–1989Peter Zadek
1989–1991Michael Bogdanov
1991–1993Gerd Schlesselmann
1993–2000Frank Baumbauer
2000–2005Tom Stromberg
2005–2010Friedrich Schirmer
2010–2013Jack F. Kurfess (acting)
since 2013Karin Beier

Notable actors

Marco Albrecht, Ingrid Andree, Maria Becker, Ortrud Beginnen, Ehmi Bessel, Christa Berndl, Josef Bierbichler, Charles Brauer, Marion Breckwoldt, Ella Büchi, Max Eckard, Franziska Ellmenreich, Judith Engel, Sebastian Fischer, Elisabeth Flickenschildt, Uwe Friedrichsen, Francis Fulton-Smith, Ute Hannig, Werner Hinz, Hanne Hiob, Jutta Hoffmann, Pola Kinski, Gustav Knuth, Felix Kramer, Werner Krauß, Richard Lauffen, Ruth Leuwerik, Erwin Linder, Susanne Lothar, Eduard Marks, Eva Mattes, Kyra Mladek, Magdalena Montezuma, Bernd Moss, Dietmar Mues, Ruth Niehaus, Joseph Offenbach, Michael Prelle, Tilo Prückner, Wiebke Puls, Will Quadflieg, Hans Quest, Heinz Reincke, Hermann Schomberg, Annemarie Schradiek, Jana Schulz, Monique Schwitter, Tristan Seith, Cathrin Striebeck, Solveig Thomas, Andreas Tobias, Daniel Wahl, Anne Weber, Laura de Weck, Antje Weisgerber, Ulrich Wildgruber, Maria Wimmer, Michael Wittenborn, Samuel Weiss, Rosel Zech.

Notable directors

Jan Bosse, Frank Castorf, Roberto Ciulli, Jürgen Fehling, Dieter Giesing, Heiner Goebbels, Gustaf Gründgens, Sebastian Hartmann, Ulrich Heising, Karin Henkel, Hanne Hiob, Ivo van Hove, Bruno Klimek, Jacqueline Kornmüller, Johann Kresnik, Franz Xaver Kroetz, Michel Laub, Ingrid Lausund, Jan Lauwers, Albert Lippert, Christoph Marthaler, Wilfried Minks, Egon Monk, Christian Pade, Claus Peymann, René Pollesch, Stefan Pucher, Ute Rauwald, Rimini Protokoll, Werner Schroeter, Anselm Weber, Jossi Wieler, Peter Zadek.

References

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