Piece Name Dantons Tod
Piece Alternate Name Danton's Death (Translation)
Creation Date 19th century (1801-1900 CE)
Creator Buechner, Georg Playwright
Associated Performing Art(s) Drama
Associated Movement Naturalism
Language(s) of Creation German
Structure Divisions Drama in 3 Acts
Plot Derpicts Danton as disillusioned man sickened by the bloodshed he has helped to start.
Notes First performed under Reinhardt in 1916; Alban Berg's Wozzeck (1925) utilized fragments of Buechner's play as well.

Associated Items

Associated Productions 1916Dec15, Deutsches Theater (Berlin, Germany), Reinhardt ensemble, Dantons Tod ,
1920Feb14, Grosses Schauspielhaus (Berlin, Germany), Reinhardt ensemble, Dantons Tod
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