The Beggar or the Dead Dog

by  Bertolt Brecht, Michael Hamburger

Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy  /  2m

Outside the city gate the Emperor confronts a blind beggar who has recently lost his dog. The beggar has nothing more to lose, so he tells the emperor the truth about himself.…

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    Cast Size

    2m
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Adult
    • Senior
    • Teen (Age 14 - 18)

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Outside the city gate the Emperor confronts a blind beggar who has recently lost his dog. The beggar has nothing more to lose, so he tells the emperor the truth about himself.
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Keywords

Friendship, Politics

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: £39 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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  • Time Period: Contemporary

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2m
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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 to power in Germany, Mr. Brecht fled to S ...

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Michael Hamburger

Michael Hamburger

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