Guests at Goethe
Jan Wagner

Jan Wagner in conversation about poetry translation, google translate and the art of amazement. And he reads his poem "Giersch".

Guests at Goethe
Hans-Werner Kroesinger

In this interview with theatre critic Chen Ran, director Hans-Werner Kroesinger describes the starting point of the documentary theatre play "Stolpersteine Staatstheater". Through the real events that unfolded at German theatres he traces the gruesome and dark societal changes in Nazi-Germany, where stage freedom became more and more limited for Jewish actors and heroes willing to step forward for justice were nowhere to be found.

Guests at Goethe
Gesine Danckwart & Cao Kefei

Dramatists Gesine Danckwart and Cao Kefei talk about their project Avatar Tales and its implications in times of filter bubbles and fake news.