Here is your first look at Mother Courage and Her Children in rehearsal.
Ethel Merman as Mother Courage? She travels how many miles in the play? There’s music in this show? Get up to speed on Mother Courage and Her Children with our handy guide.
Brecht’s Mother Courage is now more than 75 years old. At the Daily Beast in September of 2014 for the 75th Anniversary of Mother Courage, writer Katie Baker took an in-depth but highly readable look into this great play, its creator, and its history.
Did you know that Mother Courage and Her Children is filled with songs? We’ve compiled a Spotify playlist of artists covering songs from Brecht’s works. Take a listen, familiarize yourself with the tunes, and get in the mood to see the show.
Following armies from battle to battle, one tough-as-nails matriarch is at the center of Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of Mother Courage and Her Children. Rehearsals for the play began on September 30.
Jeanne Paulsen in the title role of Mother Courage heads up a 12 member cast that includes Larry Paulsen, R. Hamilton Wright, Trick Danneker, Spencer Hamp, and Chesa Greene. The production is directed by Jeff Steitzer and starts Oct. 27, 2015
Watch a video of Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Artistic Director George Mount talk about the plans for the company’s 25th Anniversary season.