Contents: German theatre in the later eighteenth century – Iffland and the Gotha Court Theatre – Creation of the Mannheim
National Theatre – Theatre and opera in Schiller’s Württemberg – Schiller’s early dramas on stage in Mannheim – Shakespeare
on stage in Germany in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries – Iffland’s plays and the development of sentimental
family drama – Iffland the actor – Goethe and amateur theatre in Weimar – The Weimar Court Theatre – Schiller’s Wallenstein
on stage – Goethe’s and Schiller’s concept of aesthetic education through theatre – The Berlin National Theatre – The
staging of Schiller’s later plays – Iffland’s later career.