One Tough Mother

Meryl Streep Mother Courage
Meryl Streep as Mother Courage

Brecht’s Mother Courage is now more than 75 years old. It is a daunting and captivating play with a once-in-a-lifetime role that many actresses would give their eye-teeth to play.

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 and its creator, and its history.

The article is not a quick read, but it’s totally worth your time.

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