The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Beaton)

The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Beaton)

The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Beaton)

Bertolt Brecht, Alistair Beaton

The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Beaton)

The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Beaton)

Bertolt Brecht, Alistair Beaton

Overview

Written by the grand master of storytelling and peopled with vivid and amusing characters, The Caucasian Chalk Circle is one of the greatest plays of the last century. This lively translation by award-winning playwright Alistair Beaton is a fluent yet faithful rendering of Brecht's satirical masterpiece and was first presented by Shared Experience at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, and subsequently the Unicorn Theatre, London, in 2009.

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Details

  • Genre: Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period
  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII
  • Cast Attributes: Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

Authors

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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Alistair Beaton

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