as work on the present

Remembrance as work on the present

Research on the fates of employees of Münchner Kammerspiele in the nazi regime

More than 200 employees of the Münchner Kammerspiele lost their jobs, livelihoods, homes or lives as a result of the nazi regime. The research SCHICKSALE by Janne and Klaus Weinzierl and Martín Valdés-Stauber has been revealing untold stories since 2018.


You can hear more about the Münchner Kammerspiele and their remembrance work in the BR KulturBühne podcast: One-hour radio feature in the Nachtstudio (BR) by Sven Ricklefs (in german)

BR KulturBühne • 7.12.21

A collaboration with Kyiv Theatre of Playwrights.
In cooperation with the Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ) and with funding from the Federal Ministry of Finance.

Our team for the artistic research field “Remembrance as work on the present”

Martín Valdés-Stauber (artistic director of the research field)


Felicitas Friedrich (dramaturgy assistance)

Elke Bauer (artistic formation)

Janne and Klaus Weinzierl (research on the fates of the employees of Kammerspiele in the nazi period)