“Mother Courage and Her Children”
Nov. 1-11. Featuring original live music and innovative stage design, “Mother Courage and Her Children,” is the story of a woman who travels the Thirty Year War in her tattered wagon, literally feeding her family off of the machine of war. Bertolt Brecht began to write this play in 1939, from exile, during Hitler’s rise to power. Tony Kushner’s award-winning translation was published in 2009. The music for our production is composed by Joshua Shank, our Music Department’s composition professor. It is a timely and relevant classic that has engaged audiences throughout tumultuous times. An opening night gala will be held on November 1st. Tickets purchased for this performance will include an appetizer and wine reception prior to the start of the show. This performance is rated PG-13 and may not be suitable for all audiences. Showtime is Thursday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.