War in the Congo: Situating Mother Courage and Her Children

“The Congo defies idealists.” -Che Guevara “The Congolese conflict resembles the European Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648), in which looting was one of the fundamental activities of the contending armies.  Even when …

Note from Mother Courage and Her Children Director Brian Kulick

A POET IN EXILE   On February 28, 1933, the day after the infamous Reichstag Fire, Brecht left Germany along with his wife, Helen Weigel, and their son, Stefan. They …


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