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Feb 21st, 2013

Play Wallenstein at German Games Night on April 26

Did you know Wallenstein is also a board game? Learn how to play it at this special event cohosted by STC and the Goethe-Institut.

Wallenstein Game

"Wallenstein," the board game

German Games Night: Wallenstein
Friday, April 26, 2013 6–9 p.m.
Goethe-Institut

812 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Come enjoy German games and a glass of wine with the Shakespeare Theatre Company and the Goethe-Institut! Games by German designers are enjoying increasing popularity outside their native country and this evening of board and card games will feature classics such as Bohnanza alongside newer favorites including Asara, Settlers of Catan, Lost Cities and Carcassonne. Participants are invited to bring their favorite games and friends for the fun. One room will be reserved for playing games in German.

Friedrich Schiller’s classic play Wallenstein, translated and adapted by former poet laureate Robert Pinsky, starts March 29 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Join us and celebrate this epic story of war, intrigue, and loyalty tested with the Wallenstein board game! Developed by German designer Dirk Henn, the Wallenstein board game blends a classic “euro” mechanics-driven style with brilliant territory-control confrontation. Learn more about Wallenstein the board game and check out an interview with Dirk Henn.

A representative from STC will be on site to teach the game and to hold a drawing for tickets to the play. One lucky person will also win their own copy of the board game!

In cooperation with Labyrinth Games and Puzzles.

Please note: arrival by 7 p.m. is suggested to ensure sufficient playing time.

Drinks and snacks will be offered. Tickets are $5. RSVP via email to the Goethe-Institut.

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