Radka Kunderová, Principal Investigator of the "Theatre ReDefined"
research project, interviews the German theatre scholar Erhard Ertel about
the post-1989 developments in the former East German theatre. The
interview discusses the period of the 1990s and the change of the
theatre's social role after 1989 and German reunification. Erhard Ertel
comments on e. g. differences in the former East and West German theatre
landscapes, the relationship between the political and theatre and the
status of the Volksbühne Berlin and Frank Castorf's theatre work in such a