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Trigger warning: The production deals with domestic violence and depression. This content can trigger negative reactions in persons concerned.

World premiere 21 October 2021 (Schauspiel Hannover)

Available as Video on Demand from 6 May 2022 until 3 September 2022

109 min





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Performance rights: Ullstein Buchverlage GmbH represented by Felix Bloch Erben GmbH und Co. KG

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Video | Production | Theatertreffen 2022

Ein Mann seiner Klasse

Based on the novel by Christian Baron and adapted for the stage by Lukas Holzhausen and Annika Henrich

Mouldy wallpapers, the smell of alcohol, the sound of beatings, the father’s loud voice: Lukas Holzhausen’s production at Schauspiel Hannover stages the life realities of a family in the middle of Germany.

Artistic Team

Lukas Holzhausen Direction
Katja Haß Stage and costume design
Robert Pawliczek Music, video
Mario Waldowski Lighting design
Annika Henrich Dramaturgy


Nikolai Gemel Christian
Stella Hilb Aunt Juli, Mother
Noah Ilyas Karayar / Titus von Issendorff Benny
Michael „Minna“ Sebastian Father
Jan Thümer His voice