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Man's A Man, A (Nellhaus) - Full Length Play, Dark Comedy

Man's A Man, A (Nellhaus)

Bertolt Brecht, Gerhard Nellhaus

Full Length Play, Dark Comedy

7m, 2f

The innocent dockworker Galy Gay is rather unorthodoxly enlisted into Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, in British Colonial India...

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Description

Full Length Play

Dark Comedy

Farce

105 Minutes

Settings Of Play - British colonial India. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Unit Set/Multiple Settings

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Mild Adult Themes

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

The innocent dockworker Galy Gay is rather unorthodoxly enlisted into Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, in British Colonial India. This early knockabout face, is anti-just-about-everything, and truly representative of the impertinent Bertolt Brecht. 

“An energetic ride” - The New York Daily News

“...a diverting fable relevant to modern audiences.” - Entertainment Weekly

A Man's A Man is a rare opportunity to see Brecht deftly presented.” - The Huffington Post

“A rollicking ride! A Man's A Man will leave you shaken, and invigorated.” - USA Today

      
Characters

CASTING

7m, 2f

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

Flexible casting

POLLY BAKER
LEOKADIA BEGBICK
JERAIAH JIP
GALY GAY
URIAH SHELLEY
JESSE MAHONEY
BLOODY FIVE
MR. WANG
MRS. GALY GAY/SACRISTAN/SOLDIER
Author(s)
Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht

Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956), playwright, poet and director, was born in Augsburg, Germany in February 1898. He established himself as a playwright during the 1920s and early 1930s with plays such as Baal, Man is Man, The Threepenny Opera,  and The Mother. In 1933, as Hitler came to power in Germany, Mr. Brecht fled to Scandinavia before eventually settling in the USA where he remained until 1947. ... view full profile

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