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A wonderful theatrical experience
on 19 September 2011
SAFE READING - NO SPOILER
This is the script of a wonderful theatrical experience in which Brecht uses his famous alienation effect, an effect which "paused" the play's narrative and forced the audience to think, to consider what they had seen and to reach conclusions. It is now a much copied effect and, of course, variants of the technique had been used since Greek theatre.
It is a rich plot, full of theatre, fun and moving experiences.
PS This is not the later translation with WH Auden.