Mother Courage and Her Children

Start Date: 
November 21, 2013 7:30 PM
End Date: 
November 21, 2013 10:00 PM

Whitcomb Lee Conservatory - Performance Hall

Becky Brewer

<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 18.5px; font-family: helveticaneue, 'helvetica neue', arial, sans-serif; color: #303030;"></span>Mother Courage, one of the most astonishing stage creations&nbsp;of the twentieth century, drags her cart across the battlefields,&nbsp;profiteering from a war that destroys her children, one by one.&nbsp;&ldquo;It isn&rsquo;t easy, starting a war, but nothing worthwhile is easy. And&nbsp;once you&rsquo;re in, you&rsquo;re hooked like a gambler, you can&rsquo;t afford to&nbsp;walk away from the crapshoot once you&rsquo;re deepinto it."&nbsp;Set against the backdrop of the Thirty Years War, this masterpiece&nbsp;follows the fate of Mother Courage, an artful canteen woman&nbsp;with the Swedish Army intent on keeping her business and&nbsp;family alive amid the destruction of war. MOTHER COURAGE&nbsp;AND HER CHILDREN still resonates today as a profound insight&nbsp;into the moral implications of war.<span></span>

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