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Driving Out a Devil - Short Play, Comedy

Driving Out a Devil

Bertolt Brecht, Richard Grunberger

Short Play, Comedy

A young boy attempts to outwit the parents of a pretty girl in this short farce...

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Description

Short Play

Comedy

Farce

30 minutes

Time Period - 1920s

Settings Of Play - A small village in Bavaria. 

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Bare Stage/Simple Set

Period Costumes

CAUTIONS

Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

The play charts the attempts of a self-confident and manipulative Bavarian peasant boy to outwit the vigilant parents of a girl of his village. The play was never published or produced during Brecht's lifetime, but it is suggested that this play dramatises most clearly Brecht's own ability to influence people.
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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