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Date Of Birth:
February 10, 1898
Date Of Death:
August 14, 1956 (58)
Birth Place:
Augsburg, GERMANY
Gender: Male
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Bertolt Brecht News

Date of Birth: February 10, 1898
Date of Death: August 14, 1956 (58)
Birth Place: Augsburg, GERMANY
Gender: Male
BRECHT ON BRECHT to Celebrate the Legendary Dramatist at New Repertory TheatreBRECHT ON BRECHT to Celebrate the Legendary Dramatist at New Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

New Repertory Theatre presents Brecht on Brecht, February 4-March 5, 2017 in the Black Box Theater at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cor Theatre and Stage Left Present WHAT OF THE NIGHT?Photo Flash: Cor Theatre and Stage Left Present WHAT OF THE NIGHT?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Sex, power, institutional failure, human frailty, betrayal, dreams and madness are at the core of celebrated Cuban-American writer Maria Irene Fornes's Pulitzer-Prize nominated play What of the Night? (more...)

Tony Winner Tyne Daly Tapped for DEAR WORLD at York Theatre CompanyTony Winner Tyne Daly Tapped for DEAR WORLD at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced six-time Emmy Award-winner and Tony Award-winner Tyne Daly will star in the 1969 musical Dear World, when she joins the company in celebrating Broadway composers, Jerry Herman and Kurt Weill, with the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series, January 28 - March 5, 2017. (more...)

Red Theater Presents a World Premiere Musical Inspired by BEOWULFRed Theater Presents a World Premiere Musical Inspired by BEOWULF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Red Theater Chicago continues its fifth season with a new two-person musical inspired by characters in the epic poem Beowulf. (more...)

Undermain Theatre Presents GALILEOUndermain Theatre Presents GALILEO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Undermain Theatre presents GALILEO, Bertolt Brecht's masterpiece, which he translated in English in collaboration with Charles Laughton.  GALILEO will be produced at Undermain's home in Deep Ellum - 3200 Main St. with company member Bruce DuBose in the title role.  DuBose is a recipient of Best Actor awards from the Dallas Critics Forum, D Magazine and the Dallas Observer.  Directed by Undermain's Artistic Director, Katherine Owens, opening night will be Saturday, February 11th with a curtain time of 7:30 pm.  Preview performances will be on February 8th, 9th, and 10th at 7:30 pm. All preview performances are only $15. All evening show times are 7:30 pm with two Sunday matinee performances at 2:00 pm on February 19th and March 5th.  The production will run through March 5th. (more...)

Ute Lemper to Bring SONGS FROM THE BROKEN HEART to Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekendUte Lemper to Bring SONGS FROM THE BROKEN HEART to Feinstein's/54 Below This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Back by popular demand, Feinstein's/54 Below presents renowned international chanteuse and star of Broadway's Chicago, Ute Lemper with her new show Songs from the Broken Heart on today, January 7 at 7pm, Sunday, January 8 at 9:30pm and Wednesday, January 11 at 9:30pm.  (more...)

Kurt Weill's Anti-Apartheid Musical LOST IN THE STARS Among LACO Series LineupKurt Weill's Anti-Apartheid Musical LOST IN THE STARS Among LACO Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Celebrating the unique ability of music and the arts to address challenging social and moral issues, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents LIFT EVERY VOICE, a three-week, city-wide series of free and ticketed concerts, conversations and community engagement curated by LACO Music Director Jeffrey Kahane from January 14 to 29, 2017, at venues across the Southland.  (more...)

THREEPENNY OPERA Opens Next Week at Spotlighters TheatreTHREEPENNY OPERA Opens Next Week at Spotlighters Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

In 1928, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill adapted John Gay's 18th-century The Beggar's Opera to fashion a savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern morality, set to unforgettable music with tunes that have been famous for 90 years.  (more...)

LA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm LargeLA Chamber Orchestra to Present Two Premieres, Violinist Daniel Hope & Vocalist Storm Large
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, led by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane, presents the US premiere of Kurt Weill's Song-Suite for Violin and Orchestra, arranged by Paul Bateman, and the West Coast Premiere of Bruce Adolphe's Violin Concerto 'I Will Not Remain Silent,' which is dedicated to Rabbi Joachim Prinz and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Saturday, January 21, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 22, 2017, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

Jukebox Castle and Top New Orleans Chefs Offer a New Spin on the SEVEN DEADLY SINSJukebox Castle and Top New Orleans Chefs Offer a New Spin on the SEVEN DEADLY SINS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Jukebox Castle and Top New Orleans Chefs Offer a New Spin on the SEVEN DEADLY SINS (more...)


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Bremner Duthie to Sing the Songs of Kurt Weill at Don't Tell MamaBremner Duthie to Sing the Songs of Kurt Weill at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Acclaimed cabaret singer Bremner Duthie & a swinging trio led by pianist Luke Marantz, celebrate the dark, decadent and always lovely music of Kurt Weill, with songs from his dangerous 1920's Berlin collaborations with Bertolt Brecht, to his final works on Broadway in the 1940's on Sunday, January 8th at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Preview: THREE PENNY OPERA THE MUSICAL by Teater Universitas IndonesiaBWW Preview: THREE PENNY OPERA THE MUSICAL by Teater Universitas Indonesia
by Yuliani Supandji - Dec 13, 2016

Teater Universitas Indonesia proudly present Three Penny Opera the Musical in Sunday, January 8th 2017 7.30pm in Graha Bakti Budaya Taman Ismail Marzuki. (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 13, 2016

Esta Guia de Teatro Musical, escrita por Iñigo Santamaria y Xavier Martinez, hace un recorrido de casi 6 decadas de este genero en nuestro pais revisando todas aquellas producciones estrenadas desde 1955 (fecha de la presentacion South Pacific) hasta finales de 2012 (año que se cerro con el estreno Over the moon). (more...)

Groundbreaking Lineup Set for FIRST LOOK 2017 at Moving ImageGroundbreaking Lineup Set for FIRST LOOK 2017 at Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce the lineup for the First Look Festival, its annual showcase for groundbreaking new moving-image art. (more...)

The Segal Center Presents Heiner Muller's Discovery of America All Day SymposiumThe Segal Center Presents Heiner Muller's Discovery of America All Day Symposium
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Playwright, poet, and author, Heiner Muller (Jan. 9, 1929 - Dec. 30, 1995) is considered the most significant German dramatist of the 20th century after Bertolt Brecht. Muller's Hamletmachine represents an iconic and enigmatic text in post-dramatic theatre that has been highly influential on a global scale for writers, directors, and dramaturgs. (more...)

Lazarus Theatre Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Returns for a Strictly Limited RunLazarus Theatre Company's THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE Returns for a Strictly Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

A girl must make a choice… to take the child and run, or leave him behind in the fury of civil war.  (more...)

BWW Review: Applause, But No Standing Ovation for CABARET at Blank Canvas - But Big Time Accolades of Alan Cumming in ConcertBWW Review: Applause, But No Standing Ovation for CABARET at Blank Canvas - But Big Time Accolades of Alan Cumming in Concert
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2016

Cabaret. It's 1931 in Germany, a country of unrest. We find ourselves at the Kit Kat Klub, a seedy cabaret, a place of decadence and emotional abandonment. Hanging over the entire scene is the aura of the growth of the Nazi party and the impending reign of terror. (more...)

The Attic Collective Presents LYSISTRATA at King's TheatreThe Attic Collective Presents LYSISTRATA at King's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

After two decades of war the men are dying and the women feel powerless to stop it. Lysistrata gathers together women from every state to enact her plan. The men will be denied what they desire the most. To get it back, they must agree to peace. (more...)

Alan Gilbert to Lead NY Phil in World Premiere of HK Gruber's Piano Concerto, 1/5Alan Gilbert to Lead NY Phil in World Premiere of HK Gruber's Piano Concerto, 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Music Director Alan Gilbert will lead the New York Philharmonic in the World Premiere of HK Gruber's Piano Concerto - a Philharmonic co-commission with the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic orchestras - with pianist Emanuel Ax as soloist; Weill's Little Threepenny Music for Wind Orchestra; and Schubert's Symphony No. 2. The performances will take place Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, January 6 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, January 7 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

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