Reinhardt, Max

Reinhardt, Max
   Born Max Goldmann in Baden, Austria-Hungary, Max Reinhardt became one of the most admired and prolific directors and producers in Europe. His early work was seen in America in 1912 when Winthrop Ames brought Rein-hardt's Asian pantomime Sumurun (1912) to Broadway. In 1924, Reinhardt recreated his acclaimed production of The Miracle at the Century Theatre, which was transformed by scene designer Norman Bel Geddes into the interior of a medieval gothic cathedral. Critics lavished praise on this production, leading to an American season for Reinhardt's troupe in 1927-1928, during which they toured his celebrated productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Danton 's Death, and others. With the rise of the Nazis, Reinhardt fled Europe, abandoning his home and theatres in Germany and Austria to settle in Hollywood, where he directed a lavish stage production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Hollywood Bowl in 1934. This led to the 1935 all-star Warner Brothers motion picture version. Returning to Broadway, he directed The Eternal Road* (1937), The Merchant of Yonkers* (1938), and Sons and Soldiers* (1943).

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  • Reinhardt,Max — Reinhardt, Max. 1873 1943. Austrian theatrical director and manager whose experimental, large scale productions included Oedipus Rex and The Miracle. * * * …   Universalium

  • Reinhardt, Max — (Max Goldmann, 1873 1943)    Director, actor, manager. Reinhardt is among the most significant figures in the entire history of the German theater. He was both the herald of a new era and a fulfillment of nearly everything that had gone before it …   Historical dictionary of German Theatre

  • Reinhardt, Max — orig. Max Goldmann born Sept. 9, 1873, Baden, near Vienna, Austria died Oct. 31, 1943, New York, N.Y., U.S. German theatrical director. After studying drama in Vienna and acting in Salzburg, he joined Otto Brahm s company in Berlin in 1894.… …   Universalium

  • Reinhardt, Max — born Max Goldmann (1873 1943)    stage director; his revolutionary theatrical techniques made him Germany s premier director during 1905 1920. Born to a minor Jewish businessman in the village of Baden, near Vienna, he was raised in Vienna and… …   Historical dictionary of Weimar Republik

  • Reinhardt, Max — (1873–1943)    Born Max Goldmann in the Austrian resort town of Baden, just south of Vienna, Reinhardt was a true man of the theater. An actor, director, theater manager, and author, he was also the husband of Helene Thimig (1889–1974), a member… …   Historical dictionary of Austria

  • Reinhardt, Max — orig. Max Goldmann (9 sep. 1873, Baden, cerca de Viena, Austria–31 oct. 1943, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Director teatral austríaco. Después de estudiar teatro en Viena, interpretó pequeños roles en Salzburgo. En 1894 se unió a la compañía… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Reinhardt, Max — • РЕ ЙНХАРДТ, Райнхардт (Reinhardt) Макс (наст. фам. Гольдман, Goldmann) (9.9.1873 30.10.1943)    нем. и австр. режиссёр. В 1894 окончил театр, школу при Венской консерватории. Работал актёром в разл. т рах Австро Венгрии и Германии. В кон. 90 х… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Reinhardt, Max — pseud. di Goldmann, Max …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Reinhardt, Max — (1873 1943)    German producer and director. Born in Baden, Austria, he was an actor and assistant director at the Salzburg State Theatre. In 1894 he went to Berlin to the Deutsches Theatre. In 1903 he began directing, and in 1905 he became… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Reinhardt, Max Goldmann, llamado Max — ► (1873 1943) Director teatral y cinematográfico austríaco. Autor de El sueño de una noche de verano …   Enciclopedia Universal

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