It's been confirmed: Frank Castorf, artistic director of Berlin's legendary Volkbühne theater will leave the post in 2017. He will be replaced by Chris Dercon, who is currently director of London's Tate Modern museum. Dercon is regarded as an innovative museum manager; he was director of Munich's Haus der Kunst from 2003 to 2011.
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