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This play centres on the case of Filbinger, a former Nazi military and navy judge who later became Minister of Baden-Württemberg. “Hochhuth basically asks two questions – firstly, about the responsibility of the judge and the secondly, about the legitimacy of the post-war generation passing moral judgment where a legal judgment can no longer be made.” (Neue Zürcher Zeitung)

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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: 14.2.1980 Deutsches Theater Göttingen (R: Günther Fleckenstein) / Ernst-Deutsch-Theater, Hamburg (R: Friedrich Schütter) / Theater der Stadt Heidelberg (R: Eike Mewes)