Event Peer Gynt von Henrik Ibsen. In freier Uebertragung für die deutsche Bühne gestaltet von Dietrich Eckart.
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VenueSchauspielhaus, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin, Germany
First Date5th November 1921
Opening Night18th February 1914
StatusProfessional
Primary GenreTheatre
Secondary Genre
    • Drama
Organisations
Contributors
NameFunctionCharacterNotes
Alfred AngermannActorA FarmerPeasant
Thea BieberActorA voice in the darkness
Käthe BoschwitzActorHerd girl
Käthe BoschwitzActorA WomanOld woman
Paula ConradActorMother Aase
Margarete DaubnerActorA WomanPeasant woman
Hans EggarterActorA FarmerPeasant
Karl EichholzActorThe Newcomer
Oskar Ettlich (Otto Ettlich)ActorA Troll
Hertha FreundActorA Troll
Herbert GärtnerActorA boyPeasant boy
Günther HadankActorPeer Gynt
Erna HoffActorHerd girl
Erna HoffActorKari
Hans HohensteinActorA SailorShip's crew
Elise JenschActorA WomanPeasant woman
Else JörnActorA voice in the darkness
Georg KellerActorA boyPeasant boy
Ernst KepplerActorMads Moen
Hanna KleinschmidtActorA girlPeasant girl
Arthur KraußneckActorA Buttonmoulder
Wilhelm KrügerActorA boyA cabin boy
Otto LaubingerActorPeer Gynt
Hertha LaurinActorA TrollTroll witch
Hermann LefflerActorA Buttonmoulder
Ernst LegalActorBegriffenfeldt
Charlotte LorenzActorA WomanOld woman
Max MannActorA boyPeasant boy
Otto MannstädtActorMads Moen's father
Otto MannstädtActorSea Captain
Grete MarksteinActorIngrid
Friederike MeißnerActorA TrollTroll witch
Lotte MüllerActorHelga
Rosa PateggActorMother Aase
Karl RupprechtActorA boyPeasant boy
Grete SandheimActorIngrid
Margarethe SchönActorSolveig
Helene UebermuthActorHerd girl
Karl UhligActorA SailorShip's crew
Leopold von LedeburActorThe Strange Passenger
Elsa WagnerActorWoman in green
Margarete WalterActorThe Newcomer’s wife
Vicky WerckmeisterActorAnitra
Walter WernerActorA man in mourning
Max WinterActorThe steward
Heinrich WitteActorThe Troll King
Heinrich WitteActorA voice in the darkness
Martin WolfgangActorThin Man
Toni ZimmererActorA ship's cook
Toni ZimmererActorAslak
Dietrich EckartAdaptation
Reinhard BruckAssistant Director
Edvard Grieg (Edvard Hagerup Grieg)Composer
Reinhard BruckDirector
Heinz EtthofenMusical 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 19 January 1922: Aase: Paula Conrad. Peer Gynt: Günther Hadank. Ingrid: Grete Markstein. A buttonmoulder: Hermann Leffler. Peasant boys: Max Mann, Herbert Gärtner, Georg Keller. Voice: Else Jörn. 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 Identifier91859