Theater heute

Theater heute (German: Theatre Today) is a German language monthly magazine with a special focus on theatre. The magazine is based in Berlin, Germany, and has been in circulation since 1960.

Theater heute
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CategoriesTheatre magazine
FrequencyMonthly
PublisherFriedrich Berlin Verlag GmbH
Founder
  • Erhard Friedrich
  • Henning Rischbieter
Year founded1960; 62 years ago (1960)
First issueSummer 1960
CountryGermany
Based inBerlin
LanguageGerman
WebsiteTheater heute
ISSN0040-5507
OCLC1773450

History and profileEdit

Theater heute was founded in 1960.[1] The first issue appeared in Summer of that year, and its founders were Erhard Friedrich und Henning Rischbieter.[2][3] The magazine is published on a monthly basis by Friedrich Berlin Verlag GmbH and is based in Berlin.[1] It features articles on theater performances in Germany and in other countries.[4][5] It is one of the German publications which extensively published reviews about the work by Samuel Beckett and also, the German translations of his plays.[6]

The cofounder of the magazine, Henning von Rischbieter, was also the founding editor-in-chief.[3] Peter von Becker also served as the editor-in-chief of Theater heute in the late 1980s.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Barbara F.H. Allen (2001). "German studies: journals and magazines". Collection Building. 20 (2): 54–73. doi:10.1108/01604950110388699.
  2. ^ "Über Theater heute" (in German). Der Theater Verlag. Retrieved 15 June 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Theaterkritiker Henning Rischbieter ist tot". Nacht Kritik. 22 May 2013. p. de. Retrieved 15 June 2022.
  4. ^ David Barnett (2005). Rainer Werner Fassbinder and the German Theatre. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 177. ISBN 978-0-521-85514-3.
  5. ^ Anne Bogart (2003). A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre. London; New York: Routledge. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-134-55689-2.
  6. ^ Jack Zipes (Spring–Summer 1982). "Beckett in Germany/Germany in Beckett". New German Critique (26): 155. doi:10.2307/488028.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: date format (link)
  7. ^ Bonnie Marranca; Gautam Dasgupta (1989). "The Culture of Perestroika". Performing Arts Journal. 11–12 (3–1): 205. doi:10.2307/3245437.

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