Event Mother Courage and Her Children
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Venue Belvoir Street Theatre, Surry Hills, NSW
First Date 6 June 2015
Last Date 26 July 2015
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Mother Courage and Her Children is a magnificent pageant of humanity in extremis, full of celebration and bastardry in equal parts, and burning with love and disgust for the human species. Its author is the great smartarse of the dramatic canon – an entertainer, a liar, a communist and a libertine whose appetite for the exuberant variety of life is only surpassed by Shakespeare. Mother Courage is Brecht’s masterpiece.

Anna Fierling is a refugee. She has three children, a shop in a cart, and buckets of chutzpah. She buys and sells her way through a massive and pointless religious war – gull
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Subjects Capitalism
Family
Political
Religion
War
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Paula Arundell Actor
Tom Conroy Actor
Alex Menglet Actor
Arky Michael Actor
Robyn Nevin Actor
Anthony Phelan Actor
Richard Pyros Actor
Hazem Shammas Actor
Stefan Gregory Composer
Alice Babidge Costume Designer
Eamon Flack Director
Benjamin Cisterne Lighting Designer
Bertolt Brecht Playwright
Robert Cousins Set Designer
Michael Gow Translator
Text Nationality Germany
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Web http://belvoir.com.au/productions/mother-courage-and-her-children/
Event Identifier 110354