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Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Willett)

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  90any gender (adult)

Bertolt Brecht, John Willett

Fear and Misery of the Third Reich
by Bertolt Brecht Translation by John Willett

The twenty-four scenes of this play could be regarded as separate playlets covering the years from 1933 to just before Hitler's entry into V…

Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Willett)

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    90any gender (adult)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Summary
The twenty-four scenes of this play could be regarded as separate playlets covering the years from 1933 to just before Hitler's entry into Vienna. Each is preceded and linked by a short verse, forming a sort of kaleidoscope of life under the Nazi dictatorship. The whole forms a horrifying picture of darkest tyranny, but is lightened by the occasional gleams of defiance.
About 90 characters M and F
  • Time Period 1930s
  • Setting Interior and exterior settings
  • Cautions
    • Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: £70 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
  • Optional Music/Media Fee: £10 per performance

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Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), playwright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February 1898. He established himself as a playwright during the 1920s and early 1930s with plays such as Baal, Man is Man, The Threepenny Opera and The Mother. In 1933, as Hitler came ...
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John Willett

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