Max pleads with Leipzig’s Schauspiel to leave Shakespeare and other famous playwrights alone and instead market their modern plays, dramatically different from classical versions, in another way.
Contradictions are a challenge our world poses to us, so they need to be dealt with by, among other things, literature.
In the spirit of giving a forum to as many voices as possible on LeipGlo, we present a different perspective we received on the English Theatre Leipzig’s latest production.
“Mighty columns, giant statues, massive walls, and everything covered with the finest hieroglyphs and reliefs. I was, of course, deeply impressed, and so was PĂĽckler-Muskau, so much so that he left a deep impression on the building, literally…”