Theatre of the Five Thousand), and in 1920 he was among the founders of the Salzburg Festival , where he annually staged Everyman with the Austrian Alps as his backdrop. In 1933 he was forced by the Nazis to flee Germany. In the United States he directed a movie version of A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935) and a stage pageant with music by Kurt Weill , The Eternal Road (1934, produced 1937). He became a U.S. citizen in 1940.
See H. Carter, The Theatre of Max Reinhardt (1914, repr. 1964) J. L. Styan, Max Reinhardt (1982).
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