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Gyges und sein Ring : eine Tragödie in fünf Aufzügen [promptbook]

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Hebbel, Friedrich, 1813-1863


Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943




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Note: This is not annotated by Max Reinhardt. It is annotated by Director Emil Milan.
Stamped “Deutsches Theater zu Berlin." Notes throughout in black pencil. Handwritten characterizations of each character given in opening pages. Staging directions found mostly at beginning of each act. Written notes consistent, common throughout first half. From pg. 39 to end, noticeably less written notes. Most notes concerned from this point on with actor movement directions. Also includes separate page with extensive information detailing cast lists for this play over time, along with other useful credits.


21.5cm x 17.5cm


March 14, 1907 (city unspecified)

May 2, 1907-May 5, 1913 (city unspecified)

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Gyges und sein Ring: eine Tragödie in fünf Aufzügen


Located in Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections
PT2635.E548 P752 v.1


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Who is Max Reinhardt? The celebrated Austrian theater director Max Reinhardt, recognized in America primarily for his elaborate productions of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Franz Werfel’s The Eternal Road, and Karl Vollmoeller’s The Miracle, was born in 1873 at Baden near Vienna, Austria and died in New York City in… More

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Hebbel, Friedrich, 1813-1863, “Gyges und sein Ring : eine Tragödie in fünf Aufzügen [promptbook],” Digital Collections, accessed July 25, 2024,