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Minna von Barnhelm
(Gotthold Ehpraim Lessing / Thalia Theater Hamburg)

Content: Prussian Major von Tellheim in the Seven Year War has advanced from his own pocket the contributions which were levied by the Saxons; he is accused and taken to court in 1763 and is now awaiting the outcome of the trial. Minna von Barnhelm, his Saxon fiancé,  turns up unexpectedly. On the grounds of his financial hardship and of his dishonourable situation, Tellheim sees himself unable to honour his promise of marriage.

Production: Niklaus Helbling
Cast: Maren Eggert, Peter Jordan, Judith Rosmair,
Andreas Pietschmann, Andreas Döhler, Stephan Schad,
Helmut Mooshammer, u.a.
Premiere: April 2, 2005

Press

“Rather enchanting and articulated is Judith Rosmair’s Franziska who, with Andreas Pietschmann, gets such a lovely, flamboyant and appetising Werner.” (Hamburger Abendblatt, 4/5/2005, Armgard Seegers)

“… Minna’s chamber maid Franziska and Tellheim’s former constable (Judith Rosmair and Andreas Pietschmann as comical buffo couple) have likewise promised to marry each other.”
(Die Welt, 4/4/2005, Monika Nellissen)


 
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