Event Peer Gynt von Henrik Ibsen. In freier Uebertragung für die deutsche Bühne gestaltet von Dietrich Eckart.
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VenueKönigliches Schauspielhaus, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
First Date24th January 1919
Opening Night18th February 1914
StatusProfessional
Primary GenreTheatre
Secondary Genre
    • Drama
Organisations
Contributors
NameFunctionCharacterNotes
Julie AbichActorA WomanPeasant woman
Alfred AngermannActorA FarmerPeasant
Otto BendorfActorLunaticAsylum keeper
Otto BendorfActorA Troll
Paul BiensfeldtActorThe Troll King
Hermann BoettcherActorMads Moen
Käthe BoschwitzActorA girlPeasant girl
Käthe BoschwitzActorHerd girl
Käthe BoschwitzActorA WomanOld woman
Hans BrackebuschActorA boyPeasant boy
Carl ClewingActorPeer Gynt
Paula ConradActorMother Aase
Hilde CosteActorSolveig
Blandine EbingerActorAnitra
Arthur EggelingActorThin Man
Karl EichholzActorA man in mourning
Karl EichholzActorThe Newcomer
Oskar Ettlich (Otto Ettlich)ActorA Troll
Elfriede HeislerActorAnitra
Erna HoffActorHerd girl
Erna HoffActorKari
Hans HohensteinActorA SailorShip's crew
Richard HolzhausActorA boyA cabin boy
Elise JenschActorA WomanPeasant woman
Ernst KepplerActorMads Moen
Martha KnorreActorA girlPeasant girl
Arthur KraußneckActorA Buttonmoulder
Hermann LefflerActorA Buttonmoulder
Sigismund LohdeActorA boyPeasant boy
Charlotte LorenzActorA WomanOld woman
Otto MannstädtActorMads Moen's father
Willi MathausActorA boyPeasant boy
Friederike MeißnerActorA TrollTroll witch
Hans MühlhoferActorPeer Gynt
Eugenie NeumannActorA girlPeasant girl
Leonore OppermannActorHerd girl
Leonore OppermannActorA girlPeasant girl
Hermann ParisActorThe steward
Hermann ParisActorLunaticAsylum keeper
Werner RafaelActorA boyPeasant boy
Margarethe SchönActorIngrid
Grete SkwarkActorHelga
Agnes StraubActorWoman in green
August TeschenActorA Troll
August TeschenActorThe Newcomer
Helene UebermuthActorHerd girl
Karl UhligActorA SailorShip's crew
Kurt VespermannActorBegriffenfeldt
Leopold von LedeburActorThe Strange Passenger
Margarete WalterActorThe Newcomer’s wife
Maximilian WerrackActorSea Captain
Max WinterActorA FarmerPeasant
Toni ZimmererActorAslak
Toni ZimmererActorA voice in the darkness
Toni ZimmererActorA ship's cook
Dietrich EckartAdaptation
Reinhard BruckAssistant Director
Edvard Grieg (Edvard Hagerup Grieg)Composer
Reinhard BruckDirector
Clemens SchmalstichMusical Director
Paul SteinhausenMusical Director
Henrik IbsenPlaywright
Works
Production NationalityGermany
Performance language
Further InformationPremiere on two consecutive nights, 18 and 19 February 1914; performed in the course of one night after a short period of time. The production was performed up until May 1930. In October 1919 the theatre changed its name to Staats-Theater Berlin. Changes in cast 5 May 1919: Peer Gynt: Hans Mühlhofer. Mads Moen: Ernst Keppler. The Newcomer: Karl Eichholz. Herd girls: Leonore Oppermann (took over for Käthe Boswitz), Helene Uebermuth, Erna Hoff. Peasant Girls: Käthe Boschwitz, Martha Knorre. Trolls: Oskar Ettlich, Otto Bendorf. Anitra: Blandine Ebinger. Cabin boy: Richard Holzhaus. The buttonmoulder: Arthur Kraußneck. Additional peasant boys: Sigismund Lohde, Willi Mathaus. Musical director: Paul Steinhausen. Sources: •playbills for the performances on 17 February 1915 (announced as the 50th performance), 24 January 1919, 5 May 1919, 5 November 1921, 19 January 1922, 12 June 1924. •Review of the production in Siegfried Jacobsohn, Das Jahr der Bühne, 3. Bd, 1913/14, Oesterheld & Co., Berlin 1914, p. 144-149. •Frank Willmann, Peer Gynts Schiff - Scheitern einer Reise : zur Geschichte seiner szenischen Umsetzung, Berlin [199-], Diplomarbeit. Playbill for the opening nights has not been obtained. The record may be deficient.
Event Identifier91856