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1st Zwinger Festival

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Zwingerfestspiele in
The courtyard of the Zwinger is used in August as the venue for the 1st Zwinger Festival which is staged by the German director Dieter Wedel.

The modern open-air theatre, which is only performed in German, is named ‘The king’s mistress’ and starts at 8.30 PM. It is a play about love, intrigues and policy at the Saxon royal court in the 18th century.

The main characters are Augusts the Strong and Countess of Cosel. Most of the performers are German actors.

Tickets for the festival can still be purchased.
(Anke Winkler)

The 13th Week of Yiddish Music und Theatre

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Synagoge-semper in

From 22nd October to 9th November 2009 the 13th Week of Yiddish Music und Theatre takes place in Dresden. It focuses on two areas: with concerts, exhibitions and many lectures, talks, guided tours and movies, Jewish life in East Germany and the changes due to the political turmoils of 1989/90 will be reflected. Take the opportunity to experience two weeks full of Yiddish music, literature and Yiddish theater in Dresden.
(K. Michael)