The Zurich Schauspielhaus will not extend the contract with its artistic management team, which is due to expire in mid-2024. “Unfortunately, despite great efforts on all sides, given the financial challenges, especially in the difficult time after Corona, we were not able to agree on a common strategic business direction for the Schauspielhaus,” said Markus Bachofen, President of the Board of Directors in a statement on Monday. Nicolas Stemann and Benjamin von Blomberg have been running the house as dual managers for four years. “We would have liked to continue the project, with all the successes, criticism and debates. Accordingly, we fought for this project until the last moment,” says Nicolas Stemann.