Das Zürcher Schauspielhaus – Mythos und Wirklichkeit
Documentary, 53 min.
by Peter Reichenbach, Beat Lenherr
Switzerland, December 2005
The two-part television documentary . lm “Das Zürcher Schauspielhaus – Mythos oder Wirklichkeit” tells the background story of the theater located at Pfauenplatz, using historical . lm documents, anecdotes and statements from witnesses of each time period – from its founding to the present day. The documentary . lm not only illustrates the artistic highlights which helped the “Pfauen” gain its high standing among German-speaking theaters, but also deals with the political turbulence which shook the theater time and again.
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World Premiere: December 2005
Original Version: German, colour, 53 min.
Richard Grell, David Merkofer, Alberto Venzago
Editing: Beat Lenherr, Salome Pitschen
Sound: Thomas Gassmann, Silvio Anania, Joachim Schmid, René Alfeld, Rino Meyer