Contents: Denise Varney: Theatre in the Berlin Republic: Introduction – Alison Lewis: German Reunification and the Postwar
Alliance between German Politics and Culture – Sabine Zolchow: The Island of Berlin – Birgit Haas: The Return of Dramatic
Drama in Germany after 1989 – Moray McGowan: What was the Wende and what of the Volk? Fidelio’s questions
and the Weavers’ answers – Laura Bradley: Contesting the Legacies of Socialism: Brecht’s The Mother in the Berlin
Republic – Laura Ginters: Wir sind das Volk! How a failed revolutionary wrote about the French Revolution - and thereby
helped cause one 154 years later: Georg Büchner’s Dantons Tod on the German stage – Denise Varney: Hurting. Hurting.
Hurting: Gendered Representations of Reunification in Post-Wende Theatre by Women – Gert Reifarth: Fostering Cultural
Schizophrenia: East German Theatres Re-create the GDR – Alexandra Kolb: Goodbye GDR! German Reunification in Johann Kresnik’s
Wendewut – John Guthrie: Classical Plays on the Berlin Stage. Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus (Schändung) and
Schiller’s Maria Stuart – Katrin Sieg: German Theatre and Globalisation.