Christine Hamel & Jake Murphy of “Brecht on Brecht”

PTP/NYC presents BRECHT ON BRECHT, a theatrical collage, culled from the writings of Bertolt Brecht, assembled from his works by George Tabori, directed by Jim PetosaListen in as Christine Hamel and Jake Murphy, members of the cast of PTP/NYC‘s new production of Brecht on Brecht, discuss how they found their version(s) of the George Tabori collage, “balancing the dark and the light” of the opposites inherent to Brecht’s theories, relevance, audience reactions to Epic Theatre, how the production has changed in the 18 months between presentations, and speaking truth to power in 2018.

“…it’s interesting, because if one of the purposes of theatre in this style is to activate, and wake people up, one of the questions I have is […] to do what? What do we want them to do? Waking up is the first thing…”
“…and not being seduced by normalizing our current reality, pointing it out for the horror it is…”

PTP/NYC presents

Brecht on Brecht

a theatrical collage, culled from the writings of Bertolt Brecht
assembled from his works by George Tabori
directed by Jim Petosa

thru August 5, 2018
running in rep with The After-Dinner Joke and The Possibilities

Atlantic Stage 2
330 West 16th Street
Manhattan

tickets: $37.50 ($22.50 students/seniors), available via OvationTix

PTP/NYC presents BRECHT ON BRECHT, a theatrical collage, culled from the writings of Bertolt Brecht, assembled from his works by George Tabori, directed by Jim Petosa, photo by Andrew Brilliant-Brilliant Pictures PTP/NYC presents BRECHT ON BRECHT, a theatrical collage, culled from the writings of Bertolt Brecht, assembled from his works by George Tabori, directed by Jim Petosa, photo by Andrew Brilliant-Brilliant Pictures PTP/NYC presents BRECHT ON BRECHT, a theatrical collage, culled from the writings of Bertolt Brecht, assembled from his works by George Tabori, directed by Jim Petosa, photo by Andrew Brilliant-Brilliant Pictures PTP/NYC presents BRECHT ON BRECHT, a theatrical collage, culled from the writings of Bertolt Brecht, assembled from his works by George Tabori, directed by Jim Petosa, photo by Andrew Brilliant-Brilliant Picturesphotos by Andrew Brilliant-Brilliant Pictures

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