Mother Courage and her Children

National Theatre. Translated by Eric Bentley. Lyrics translated by W H Auden.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Catholic Sergeant, Lieutenant
Chaplain
Clerk, First Soldier
Cook
Eilif
Kattrin
Mother Courage
Old Soldier, Peasant
Old Woman
One-eye, First Customer
Ordnanace officer, Young peasant
Peasant
Peasant woman
Peasant Woman
Recruiting Sergeant, Second Soldier
Sergeant
Singer
Soldier with cannon, Young Man
Stretcher Bearer, Third Soldier
Stretcher bearer, Yvette’s servant; T/O Young Man
Sweish Commander; Soldier with fur coat
Swiss Cheese
T/O Soldier with cannon et al
T/O Swiss Cheese
YougnSoldier, Soldier with Eilif
Yvette
Yvette’s Colonel

Crew

Assistant director
Choreographer
Design Assistant
Designer
Director
Lighting designer
Musical Director
Photographer
Singing Coach

Photographs

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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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