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Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Willett)

Bertolt Brecht, John Willett

Full Length Play, Drama  /  90m or f

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)

by  Bertolt Brecht John Willett

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  • Cast Size
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    90m or f
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)
Description
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.

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  • Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
  • Optional Music/Media Fee: £10 per performance

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  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Setting: Interior and exterior settings

Casting

90m or f
Cast Attributes
About 90 characters M and F

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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 to power in Germany, Mr. Brecht fled to S ...

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John Willett

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