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Four Incredible German Playwrights

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These German playwrights have contributed a huge amount to theatre. I recommend delving into their work and getting well versed with these great German playwrights. Not only are their plays landmarks in theatre, but their theories about theatre and performance have made an indelible mark on theatre.

Brecht and Goethe are the two powerhouses in shaping theatre as we know it today. Germany remains one of the most exciting nations for theatre.

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One response to “Four Incredible German Playwrights”

  1. Avatar Inna Syzonenko says:

    I’m more into German novellists (my favourites of all time are Lion Feuchtwanger and Erich Maria Remarque), need to educate myself extensively!!!

    What about Russian playwrights? Apart of Chekhov.

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