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Photo: Jan Versweyveld
A new staging of the Munich Schauspielhaus deals with the life of a spendthrift, pleasure-loving and eccentric King Ludwig II stigmatized. The performance is based on the artwork “Ludwig II” Luchino Visconti von.
The death of the king's tale has not been cleared up, therefore grown up around his life many rumors.
The King, the never married was behind his back, often referred to as homosexual, appropriate Aufzeichungen in his diary led to, that the suspicion is substantiated. He could not personally be happy, he dedicated his life to art and culture. Many of the numerous beautiful castles in Bavaria, including Neuschwanstein Castle, Herrenchiemsee and Linderhof, were built at his instigation. He also assisted renowned composer and writer, thanks to him were works such as “Tristan and Isolde” by Richard Wagner at all possible.
In his loneliness he often took refuge in one of his castles, have also contributed to the threat of national bankruptcy may, that on 9.6.1886 has been declared incompetent.
It is not clear so far is still, whether the king on 13.6.1886 was killed by a bomb attack, has chosen to commit suicide or.
The inner conflict between desire and reality, Louis is depicted in the play, because he does not live with the reality may, He pulls himself further and further back into his inner world, until it is finally trapped.
Monday, 24.10.211, 19:30, Sunday, 13.11.2011, 19:30

Maximilianstrasse 26-28
80539 Munich

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