Stefan Schütz

Stefan Schütz was born in Memel in 1944. He attended the State Academy of Acting in Berlin. Helene Weigel hired him for the Berliner Ensemble. He began writing for the theatre in 1970. In 1979, he received the Gerhard-Hauptmann Award of the Freie Volksbühne. In 1980, Stefan Schütz moved to West Germany. This is where his major novels were written, Medusa, for instance, for which he received the Alfred-Döblin Award. Stefan Schütz lives in Oldenburg/Holstein.

Stage plays

Stefan Schütz
Der Hahn
8 D, 13 H
In Stefan Schütz’s play, the eponymous rooster infiltrates the petit-bourgeois ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Die Amazonen
7 D, 10 H
I believe that myth is, as Hölderlin says, a new departure in human history. And ... more
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Stefan Schütz, Euripides
Die Bakchen nach Euripides
2 D, 9 H
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Stefan Schütz
Die Schweine
2 D, 8 H
The pigs are getting a new barn. Selma has had the new building put up because ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Die Seidels (Groß & Gross)
3 D, 5 H
At centre stage are Groß and Gross. They are both coming to terms with their ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Fabrik im Walde
11 D, 22 H
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Stefan Schütz
Gloster
3 D, 21 H
Stefan Schütz’s play Gloster tells the fable of Shakespeare’s Richard III from ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Heloisa und Abaelard
2 D, 16 H
“Jesus crucified by the pope”. The ecclesiastical dogma has perverted its ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Hotel Abendland
5 D, 6 H
Hotel Abendland is a venomous detective story about life and death, a battle ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Iokaste Felsen Meer
7 D, 21 H
At the centre of Stefan Schütz’s new play about the fall of the Berlin Wall and ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Johanna Papissa
2 D, 6 H
The great emancipation story of a woman of the people in the early Middle Ages. ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Kohlhaas
7 D, 26 H
Representation of the course of history and the associated requirements of a ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Laokoon
3 D
For this play, Schütz uses the old Greek legend of the Trojan seer Laocoön, but ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Majakowski
2 D, 12 H
Fifty years ago, the poet of the Russian revolution, Vladimir Mayakovski, ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Molek
5 D, 17 H
Molek, exponent of capitalism and owner of a bed company, is on the brink of ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Monsieur X oder Die Witwe des Radfahrers
2 D, 5 H
The Chief Robot tells of a time long ago, the Human Era, in which there still ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Net & Nan
1 D, 5 H, 1 Dek
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Stefan Schütz
Net & Nan
1 D, 5 H
Nan lays himself down to die. But you have to wait for Death. Net, whom he ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Odysseus' Heimkehr
3 D, 14 H
“When Stefan Schütz’s Odysseus, after years of wandering, wakes up hungry and ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Orestobsession
2 D, 4 H
Orestobsession is a brave attempt at drawing a relationship between the antique ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Peyotè oder mein Freund der Indianer
1 H
How do people tolerate life, how and where do we direct ourselves between its ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Planetenpflegeheim
2 D, 2 H
Semlja is old, her mind is addled, and so she lives in a nursing home where her ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Richard Toll
2 D, 11 H
… a German comedy? An all out fight! There is a punk, business people, there is ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Spectacle Cressida
3 D
Shakespeare underestimated the archaic in his material. Chaucer didn’t care ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Urschwejk
1 D, 5 H
Švejk, the hero from Jaroslav Hašek’s novel The Good Soldier Švejk, is at the ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Wer von euch
1 D, 5 H
You all. And no ‘buts’. Not ‘them there’, no ‘we’.And yet: Who amongst you is ... more
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Stefan Schütz
Werwölfe
6 D, 17 H
A country in a time of upheaval – the Soviet Union. In these tumultuous times, a ... more
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Radio plays

Stefan Schütz
Peyotè oder mein Freund der Indianer
Wie hält der Mensch das Leben aus, wie und wozu richtet er sich ein zwischen ... more
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