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David L. Nicolson wants to break the plutocracy of the 200 families in the USA who, by means of their wealth, hold power over all the others. Instead of a popular revolution, the politician plans the coup d’état from above. As Nicolson himself belongs to the elite who he wants to topple, he is able to occupy key positions in the army and secret services with like-minded friends and so undermine the system.

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Rolf Hochhuth

Rolf Hochhuth

was born in 1931 in Eschwege, and was working as a publishing editor when, on a trip to Rome, he started conceptual work on his first play, Der Stellvertreter (The Deputy). Staged for the first time in 1963 by Erwin Piscator in Berlin, the piece ...

Plays by Rolf Hochhuth

U: 15.5.1970 Staatstheater Stuttgart (R: Peter Palitzsch)