Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Willett)

by  Bertolt Brecht, John Willett

Full Length Play, Drama  /  90m or f

The twenty-four scenes of this play could be regarded as separate playlets covering the years from 1933 to just before Hitler's entry into V…

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Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Willett)

by  Bertolt Brecht John Willett

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Fear and Misery of the Third Reich (Willett)

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    90m or f
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Adaptations (Stage & Screen), Period
  • Audience

    Target Audience

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

Additional Info

The twenty-four scenes of this play could be regarded as separate playlets covering the years from 1933 to just before Hitler's entry into Vienna. Each is preceded and linked by a short verse, forming a sort of kaleidoscope of life under the Nazi dictatorship. The whole forms a horrifying picture of darkest tyranny, but is lightened by the occasional gleams of defiance.
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Considerations

Cautions

  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

License details

  • Minimum Fee: £69 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
  • Optional Music/Media Fee: £10 per performance

Production

Details

  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Setting: Interior and exterior settings

Casting

90m or f
About 90 characters M and F
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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 to power in Germany, Mr. Brecht fled to S ...

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John Willett

John Willett

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