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Thomas Mann's 1912 novel "Death in Venice" depicts an ambivalent scenario: the aging poet Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice to escape senselessness and loneliness. In the city in the lagoon, he is initially captured by lustful impressions. But suddenly an ominous storm rises: Rumor has it that cholera has affected the "Serenissima". However, Gustav von Aschenbach is already captivated by the beauty of the young Polish boy Tadzio - and so Aschenbach misses the last opportunity to escape the epidemic ...

"The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum is America's most famous fairy tale, which gained cult status worldwide through the film adaptation with the young Judy Garland (1939). The best-known song from it, "Over the Rainbow" by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, was awarded the Oscar in 1940. The stage adaptation of the masterpiece in the production of Henry Mason and in the stage design of Jan Maier also became an audience hit for the whole family at the Volksoper.
The self-confident count's daughter Lisa, who is not short of well-to-do admirers in her homeland of Vienna, just falls in love with the somewhat shy-looking Chinese prince Sou-Chong. She follows him - is it a dream, is it a reality? - to Beijing. But even if Sou-Chong's sister Mi and Lisa's most ardent admirer Gustl know: "Your love, my love, they are both the same", the relationship between Lisa and Sou-Chong fails despite the great love ("Your is my whole heart") ultimately the opposite conventions of different cultures.
Thomas Mann's 1912 novel "Death in Venice" depicts an ambivalent scenario: the aging poet Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice to escape senselessness and loneliness. In the city in the lagoon, he is initially captured by lustful impressions. But suddenly an ominous storm rises: Rumor has it that cholera has affected the "Serenissima". However, Gustav von Aschenbach is already captivated by the beauty of the young Polish boy Tadzio - and so Aschenbach misses the last opportunity to escape the epidemic ...

"The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum is America's most famous fairy tale, which gained cult status worldwide through the film adaptation with the young Judy Garland (1939). The best-known song from it, "Over the Rainbow" by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, was awarded the Oscar in 1940. The stage adaptation of the masterpiece in the production of Henry Mason and in the stage design of Jan Maier also became an audience hit for the whole family at the Volksoper.
A love story against the background of the economic crisis: In order to keep annoying dowry hunters away, Mariza announced her engagement to Kolomán Zsupán. However, the supposedly fictitious figure really does exist, the baron accepts the invitation to his engagement to the countess' estate, which is administered by the impoverished Count Tassilo. He wants to generate the dowry for his sister Lisa. Tassilo woos Mariza, she is interested in him, but considers Lisa to be his mistress and subsequently only a dowry hunter ...
Thomas Mann's 1912 novel "Death in Venice" depicts an ambivalent scenario: the aging poet Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice to escape senselessness and loneliness. In the city in the lagoon, he is initially captured by lustful impressions. But suddenly an ominous storm rises: Rumor has it that cholera has affected the "Serenissima". However, Gustav von Aschenbach is already captivated by the beauty of the young Polish boy Tadzio - and so Aschenbach misses the last opportunity to escape the epidemic ...

A love story against the background of the economic crisis: In order to keep annoying dowry hunters away, Mariza announced her engagement to Kolomán Zsupán. However, the supposedly fictitious figure really does exist, the baron accepts the invitation to his engagement to the countess' estate, which is administered by the impoverished Count Tassilo. He wants to generate the dowry for his sister Lisa. Tassilo woos Mariza, she is interested in him, but considers Lisa to be his mistress and subsequently only a dowry hunter ...
Thomas Mann's 1912 novel "Death in Venice" depicts an ambivalent scenario: the aging poet Gustav von Aschenbach travels to Venice to escape senselessness and loneliness. In the city in the lagoon, he is initially captured by lustful impressions. But suddenly an ominous storm rises: Rumor has it that cholera has affected the "Serenissima". However, Gustav von Aschenbach is already captivated by the beauty of the young Polish boy Tadzio - and so Aschenbach misses the last opportunity to escape the epidemic ...

"The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum is America's most famous fairy tale, which gained cult status worldwide through the film adaptation with the young Judy Garland (1939). The best-known song from it, "Over the Rainbow" by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, was awarded the Oscar in 1940. The stage adaptation of the masterpiece in the production of Henry Mason and in the stage design of Jan Maier also became an audience hit for the whole family at the Volksoper.