Mother Courage and her Children

Version by David Hare

Cast & Crew

Cast

A Soldier; Mercenary; Eilif’s Guard; Peasnt’s Son
A Very Old Colonel
Eilif
Farmer’s Wife
Kattrin
Mercenary; The Soldier in the Bar; Second Soldier
Mother Courage
Old Woman
Peasant in Halle
Peasnt’s Wife
Soldier in Fur Coat; Lieutenant
Swiss Cheese
T/O Yvette Pottier
The Armourer; Older Soldier
The Chaplain
The Commander in Chief
The Cook
The Man with a Patch; Peasant
The Recruiting Officer
The Regimental Clerk
The Second Sergeant; Second Soldier; Eilif’s Guard; Third Soldier
The Sergeant
The Singer
Young Man
Young Soldier; Eilif’s Guard; First Soldier
Yvette Pottier

Crew

Assistant to the Lighting Designer
Composer
Design Assistant
Design Assistant
Design Assistant
Designer
Director
Fights
Lighting Designer
Photos
Sound
Staff Director

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Play description

This play was first performed in 1941. Mother Courage’s business is war. She trades in brandy, boots and belts, endlessly dragging her children across Europe whilst attempting to protect them from the war’s devastating effects.

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