Florian von Manteuffel

Geboren 1973 in München, studierte Florian von Manteuffel nach einer Ausbildung zum Steinmetz und Bildhauer an der Schauspiel München. Sein Erstengagement führte ihn an das Theater Bielefeld, anschließend war er Ensemblemitglied am Schauspiel Stuttgart, wo er u. a. mit René Pollesch, Volker Lösch, Sebastian Baumgarten, Stephan Rottkamp und Karin Henkel arbeitete. 2013 wechselte er in das Ensemble des Schauspielhaus Wien und 2015 an das Theater Basel. Dort war er u. a. in Inszenierungen von Claudia Bauer, Schorsch Kamerum, Simon Stone, Julia Hölscher, Robert Icke, Mateja Koležnik und Ulrich Rasche zu erleben. 2019 folgte er Andreas Beck ans Residenztheater. 

Performing in

After «The Three Musketeers», who continue to gallop across the Residenztheater stage, the Italian director Antonio Latella and his co-writer and dramaturg Federico Bellini now tackle the second great classic about famous swordsmen.  They take Rostand’s play as the starting point for research into the nature of theatre and love, in which instead of the more than fifty characters presented in the original, only two performers stand on stage. The two men now have to tell the story without the object of their desires and have no muse to inspire their verses.


Cyrano de Bergerac

«Danton’s Death», written by the 22-year-old Georg Büchner in a mere five weeks in 1835 following extensive research, is based on historical sources and documents from the French Revolution, whose maxims of «liberty, equality and fraternity» shaped our understanding of modern European democracies. However, Büchner does not tell of the triumphant beginnings, the storming of the Bastille as part of a popular uprising that continues to be celebrated today, focusing instead on a few days towards the end of the Jacobins’ so-called reign of terror in the spring of 1794.

Dantons Tod (Danton’s Death)

The Australian writer and director Simon Stone took Chekhov’s famous play as the starting point for his rewriting – voted «Play of the Year 2017» in «Theater heute» magazine – that combines rapid fire dialogue, subtle character studies and the ambivalence that arises from them while locating the play thematically in the here and now.

Drei Schwestern (Three sisters)

The author and musician PeterLicht frees this moral portrait that we now find barely legible from the socio-political reality of French absolutism and sets his sights on the present in his new version «Tartuffe or the Philosopher’s Swine». Here he employs the same characters as the original, whose literary descendants are nevertheless given considerable licence: in secular times one abhors a vacuum and so the «socially interconnected sculpture» hopes for and fears the appearance of Tartuffe, who serves to supply their wishes and as a surface onto which they may project themselves.

Tartuffe oder Das Schwein der Weisen (Tartuffe or the philosopher's swine)

Georg Büchner’s fragile fragment, one of the most important dramas in German literature, is based on the case of the soldier Woyzeck, who murdered his lover and was sentenced to death in 1824. Büchner was familiar with the facts of this historic criminal case which were detailed in legal, medical and psychological reports. He shows a murder of jealousy and the events that lead up to it: Woyzeck, «a good chap and a poor devil», forced onto the lowest level of society financially, humiliated by his superiors, experimented upon by science, is exposed to a radical lack of empathy from the world around him. As a result, he becomes guilty, once his fears, instincts and desires break out obscenely from inside him.


With «Success», we journey into the inner workings of a society in which everything is measured in terms of personal career advantage, the demands of embittered contemporaries, hatred of one’s neighbours, anger at those with a different political opinion and one’s own lack of any sense of direction.

Erfolg (SUCCESS)
Residenztheater, 19.30 o'clock
Tue 24 Oct
Residenztheater, 18.30 o'clock
Sun 29 Oct
Residenztheater, 19.30 o'clock
Thu 02 Nov
Residenztheater, 19.30 o'clock
Mon 27 Nov

«Peer, you’re lying!»: Henrik Ibsen immediately highlights the key theme of his dramatic poem  in its opening line – the blurred boundary between illusion and reality. Because Peer, whose youth is shaped by the poverty of his farming background, continually reinvents himself with the aid of stories, lies and the arts of fabulation – as a cosmopolitan, a colonial master and even an Emperor.

Peer Gynt
Sat 14 Oct
Residenztheater, 19.00 o'clock
Tue 17 Oct
Residenztheater, 19.00 o'clock
Mon 23 Oct
Residenztheater, 19.00 o'clock
Fri 03 Nov
Residenztheater, 19.00 o'clock
Sat 11 Nov
Residenztheater, 19.00 o'clock
Mon 20 Nov
Residenztheater, 19.00 o'clock
Tue 21 Nov

In her new work, the director Claudia Bauer, who has been invited to the Berlin Theatertreffen four times and is renowned for her work with fast and furious acting ensembles, now tackles someone who typifies Munich, the brilliant comedian Karl Valentin. In her usual, opulent stage language she will devise a homage to the Bavarian whose anarchic approach to language led the critic Alfred Kerr to invent the term «Wortzerklauberer», someone who steals words and tears them to pieces.

Valentiniade. Sportliches Singspiel mit allen Mitteln (VALENTINIADE. SPORTING SINGSPIEL WITH NO HOLDS BARRED)