By the end of his time as state premier Kohl's government had expanded support for artists and promoted the legacies of the painter Max Slevogt and the writer Carl Zuckmayer
, who both came from Rhineland-Palatinate.
The "Prussian fairy tale" of the title is an actual historical event that was dramatized in the 1931 play The Captain from Kopenick by Carl Zuckmayer
, in which a well-intentioned nobody, tired of the militaristic bureaucracy which hinders him at every step, buys a second-hand captain's uniform, commandeers a regiment, and invades the town hall to arrest the mayor.
Alongside texts by obvious Greats like Walter Benjamin, Hanns Eisler, Lion Feuchtwanger, Max Frisch, George Grosz, Lotte Lenya, and Carl Zuckmayer
, or collaborators like Ruth Berlau, Elisabeth Hauptmann, and Kathe Rulicke, there are also some perhaps less obvious testimonies, say, by Sidney Hook, Christopher Isherwood, or Shelley Winters.
CREDITS: A National Theater presentation of a play in two acts by Carl Zuckmayer
in a new English version by Ron Hutchinson.
Sager Eidt, the author of the present work, takes up Goya's paintings Capricho 43 filmed by Carlos Ssurc and Sleep of Reason as adapted by Konrad Wolf Rembrandt's Self Potrait al the Age of 34 filmed by Alexander Korda on the screenplay written by Carl Zuckmayer
and Virmeer's Girl with a Paul Earring filmed by Tracy Chevalier and Peter Webber.
Poets, too, from Verlaine to Vachel Lindsay, and novelists from Lady Eleanor Smith to Carl Zuckmayer
have felt the same about it.
Demonstrating a level of confidence and ambition that contrasts starkly with the childlike awkwardness of their visual aesthetic, the two-dimensional works frequently confront grand, universal themes and enlist historical and intellectual colossi; Interregnum Master, or, a Right Wall of Creativity, 2007, for example, outlines the script for a one-act play based on Salware; or, the Magdalena of Bozen, by Carl Zuckmayer
, and Full House, by Stephen J.
The German playwright Carl Zuckmayer
called his memoir Als war's ein Stuck von mir ("As if It Were My Play") in order to suggest that the old distinctions between fantasy and reality have disappeared in modern life.
Usefully, she refers not only to male artists (Meidner, Grosz, and Dix) and to the dramatist Carl Zuckmayer
but also to English writers, especially Harold Nicholson.
is one of the most famous names in modern German literature, yet also, as the subtitle intimates, one which excites controversy and ambivalent appreciation.
Sherwood and The Devil 's General by Carl Zuckmayer
are plays dealing with the war.
Screenplay, Robert Liebmann, Carl Zuckmayer
, Karl Vollmoeller, from the novel "Professor Unrat" by Heinrich Mann.