Über den Autor
Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) is acknowledged as one of the great dramatists whose plays, work with the Berliner Ensemble and critical writings have had a considerable influence on the theatre. His landmark plays include The Threepenny Opera, Fear and Misery of the Third Reich, The Life of Galileo, Mother Courage and Her Children and The Caucasian Chalk Circle. David Barnett is Reader in Drama, Theatre and Performance at the University of Sussex. He has published books on German theatre (studies on Heiner Muller and Rainer Werner Fassbinder), and has also published several essays and articles on German-, English-language, political and postdramatic theatre.
This volume contains Brecht's post-1950 adaptations of world dramatic classics. They include "The Tutor, Coriolanus, Don Juan, The Trial Of Joan Of Arc At Rouen" and "Trumpets & Drums". Includes a full introduction and explanatory notes.
Berliner Ensemble Adaptations contains five adaptations from the great German playwright, including: The Tutor (JMR Lenz), Coriolanus (Shakespeare), The Trial of Joan of Arc at Rouen, 1431 (Anna Seghers), Don Juan (Moli re) and Trumpets and Drums (George Farquhar).