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The Catch

Short Play, Drama  /  2w, 10m

John Willett, Bertolt Brecht

Translated by John Willett

In a fisherman's shack at night, the sleeping Wife is awakened by knocking. Her husband and two Fishermen-- all drunk-- enter and the fable unwinds as discontent and frustration emerge. …

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    2w, 10m

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In a fisherman's shack at night, the sleeping Wife is awakened by knocking. Her husband and two Fishermen-- all drunk-- enter and the fable unwinds as discontent and frustration emerge.

The Fisherman

His Wife

Firt Man

Second Man

The six fishermen

The beggar

The Beggarwoman 

  • Setting A Fisherman's Hut

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John Willett

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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