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"Woyzeck" by Georg Büchner

Read in: November 2013
Edition and format: Reclam 1998, paperback
First published: 1837

The story of a man driven insane by the insanity of society. While the idea in itself has tons of potential, I thought the execution leaves one rather unsatisfied. 195 more words


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“The life of the gentry is one long Sunday, they live in fine houses, wear elegant clothes, have over-fed faces and speak their own language; but the people lie before them like dung in the fields. 598 more words

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ich ärgre mich nicht; ärger ist ungesund, ist unwissenschaftlich / Woyzeck am Berliner Ensemble

Nach dem ich schon den Hamlet von Leander Haußman am Berliner Ensemble gesehen habe, wollte ich nun auch die in der Kritik besser weg gekommene Inszenierung von Woyzeck (G. 269 more words

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A better-than-traditional Woyzeck

I don’t actually like Woyzeck very much, so I am not sure why I bought tickets to two different productions in the space of a few weeks. 582 more words


Wozzeck? Woyzeck? Both? Neither?

The Kammerspiele’s strange mash-up of Buchner’s play Woyzeck with Berg’s opera Wozzeck (an adaptation of Buchner’s play) begins at the end. Or rather, it begins with a narration of the end. 628 more words


Woyzeck- Costume Designer

Woyzeck is a play written by Georg Buchner.  It is a never finished, instead what he left behind was 20+ scenes in no particular order.  The challenge for each production is to arrange the scenes in the best order to tell the story of your production.   119 more words