MAX REINHARDT: "MIRACLE" -RARE & ILLUST THEATER CATALOG

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  • Sold Date: Nov 16, 2006
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A VERY RARE & ILLUSTRATED THEATER BOOKLET (CATALOG) OF THE FOREMOST CENTRAL EUROPEAN JEWISH STAGE DIRECTOR: MAX REINHARDT FROM 1924 IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE. ENTITLED: "THE MIRACLE" - FIRST AMERICAN SEASON OF MAX REINHARDT, THE FOREMOST CENTRAL EUROPEAN STAGE DIRECTOR, WHO HAS INAUGURATED HIS WORK UNDER THE DIRECTION OF F. RAY COMSTOCK AND MORRIS GEST, AT THE CENTURY THEATRE, WITH "THE MIRACLE." APPARENTLY THIS VINTAGE BOOKLET ISSUED FOR THE FIRST AND ONLY PRODUCTION IN THE AMERICAN THEATRE WHICH MAX REINHARDT STAGED. CONTAINS MANY BLACK & WHITE AND COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS. PUBLISHED BY MORRIS GEST, NEW YORK , 1924. SOFT COVER, SIZE: 9X12 INCH.

Max Reinhardt ( September 9 , 1873 - October 31 , 1943 ) was an influential Austrian -American director and actor . He was born as Maximilian Goldmann, of Jewish ancestry, in Baden bei Wien . From 1902 until the beginning of Nazi rule in 1933 , he worked as a director at various theaters in Berlin . From 1905 to 1930 he managed the Deutsches Theater ("German Theatre") in Berlin and, in addition, the Theater in der Josefstadt in Vienna from 1924 to 1933 . By employing powerful staging techniques, and harmonising stage design , language , music and choreography , Reinhard introduced new dimensions into German theater. The Max-Reinhardt-Seminar in Vienna , which is arguably the most important
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