Tag Archives: Bertolt Brecht

The Threepenny Opera

A reissue of Bertolt Brecht’s classic play, including Brecht’s Notes and an introduction by the great actress and chanteuse Lotte Lenya.

The Mother

“The virtue of Brecht’s plays is good sense carried to the point of grandeur.” —Harold Clurman

Manual of Piety

“A great poet. . . . Brecht may be considered to have made the major German contribution to world literature in our time.” —Rudolf…

Galileo

“The play which most strongly stamped on my mind a sense of Brecht’s great stature as an artist of the modern theatre was Galileo.”…

Edward II

Bertolt Brecht’s Edward is a hero for the modern era: an existential hero defying a meaningless universe with his courage.

Baal, A Man’s a Man

“The first thing we recognize in the Brecht productions is their reality: an utterly engrossing reality. . . . We are at once in…