"Brecht On Brecht" by George Tabori, is a mixed-media collage of poems, scenes, songs, and images that present the life, times, and work of Bertolt Brecht (Threepenny Opera, etc) one of the great playwrights, directors, and poets of the 20th century. "Brecht On Brecht" is a unique introduction to Brecht himself.
“Brecht is the key figure of our time, and all theatre work today, at some point, starts or returns to his statements or achievements." Director, Peter Brook
Brecht was an outspoken critic of Hitler and was 5th on Hitler’s death list. His entire literary output attacks oppression. His observations of human nature, behavior, society, and morality, are strikingly relevant to the modern-day audience.
This exciting new production is presented by the The Other Theatre Company. "Brecht On Brecht" is arranged and directed by Alistair Hunter, Artistic Director of the award-winning Scorpio Rising Theatre, who originally directed the piece in three prior productions to both critical and audience acclaim. This new production of "Brecht On Brecht" features original members of the cast, exciting new artists, and new musical arrangements.