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Mother Courage and her Children
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Venue: The Delacorte Theater
Directed by: George C. Woolfe
Written by: Bertholt Brecht
Production Dates: August 08, 2006 - September 03, 2006

A Shakespeare in the Park production. In Brecht's seminal work we follow Mother Courage (Meryl Streep) over a period of 12 years as one by one her children - the blind Kattrin (Alexandria Wailes), Eilif (Frederick Weller) and Swiss Cheese (Geoffrey Arend) are taken away by a vicious war. As Mother Courage seeks to profit from the war that is killing her children, she questions the roles of honesty, virtue and family in the face of a bitter struggle for survival.

Cast & Characters
Meryl Streep (Mother Courage), Kevin Kline (The Cook), Alexandria Wailes (Kattrin), Frederick Weller (Eilif), Geoffrey Arend (Swiss Cheese), Austin Pendleton (Chaplain), George Kmeck (Sergeant), Jenifer Lewis (Yvette)
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