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How did Berlin’s Volksbühne end up in a state of crisis?

Brought in to shake up one of the German capital’s iconic theatres, Chris Dercon aimed to expand its remit and embrace a wider range of art forms. Following his abrupt resignation, Annegret Märten examines for The Stage why his agenda proved unpopular

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Theatertreffen’s role as a barometer of German theatre

While it is primarily a showcase for the best German-language drama, the Berlin festival is also a forum for heated industry debate. For The Stage. This May, the 55th annual Theatertreffen Berlin honours the past year’s 10 best productions from

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TT 17 Feature

With its heady mix of radical work and discussions on the future of art and the creative process, Berlin’s Theatertreffen is always a politically charged affair. Annegret Märten meets organisers and attendees of the festival to explore how international affairs are making

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Dialogues

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All the dialogues and critical discussions on Exeunt and other sites. November 2017: A discussion with Leila Essa and Doriane Zerka about the European theatre festival Voila. May 2017: Long Theatertreffen Dialogue with Lee Anderson in which we talk about 89/90,

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