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Wintermärchen [promptbook]

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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616


Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943




Max Reinhardt Promptbooks


Stamped “Deutsches Theater zu Berlin.” Markings in black pencil, blue pencil, black pen, brown pen, and red pencil. Most written notes throughout book in black pencil. Stage and scene drawings found throughout.
Notes fluctuate throughout - some pages are sparses notated, others are extremely extensive. Some pages have small stage drawings, some pages have extensive
stage drawings.
Very old book. Some notes appear not to be Reinhardt’s handwriting. May have been either a hand-me-down from another director, a very very early Reinhardt performance, or it was used by Reinhardt later for a performance which he did not mark in the book.


22cm x 17.5cm


August 31, 1890, Berlin, Deutsches Theater zu Berlin.

Earlier version

Winter's Tale


Located in Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections
PT2635.E548 P75 v.122


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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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Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, “Wintermärchen [promptbook],” Digital Collections, accessed June 17, 2024,