The Theatre: Reinhardt's Salzburg

Midsummer Night's Dream. Again Salzburg buzzed. This happens every year in August. It is then that the better hotels bestir themselves to show celebrated visitors* to the rooms reserved months in advance. It is then that wretched hostelries truss up dilapidated chambers for the heedless hundreds who have arrived without provision. It is the season of the world-famed Festival, when Max Reinhardt† produces old plays in a manner always unique. The one thing visitors can be reasonably sure of in these Festivals is that they will start...

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