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By Manfred Wekwerth,Anthony Hozier

ISBN-10: 0415569680

ISBN-13: 9780415569682

ISBN-10: 0415569699

ISBN-13: 9780415569699

Translated into English for the 1st time, Daring To Play: A Brecht Companion is the examine of Bertolt Brecht’s theatre through Manfred Wekwerth, Brecht’s co-director and previous director of the Berliner Ensemble.



Wekwerth goals to problem winning myths and misconceptions of Brecht’s theatre, as an alternative offering a clean and obtainable method of his performs and theatrical craft. The booklet is wealthy in details, examples and anecdotal element from first-hand acquaintance with Brecht and practice session with the Berliner Ensemble. Wekwerth presents a close functional knowing of the way theatre operates with a transparent point of view at the interface among politics and paintings.



Warm and interesting, while additionally being provocative and difficult, Daring to Play monitors the continuing power of Brecht’s real method of theatre makers today.

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