Fear and Misery in the Third Reich (Bentley, trans.)

by  Eric Bentley, Bertolt Brecht

Full Length Play, Drama  /  10m or f

Also known as The Private Life of the Master Race

Brecht presents the vivid and changing scene of Hitler's war machine…

Read more +

Fear and Misery in the Third Reich (Bentley, trans.)

by  Eric Bentley Bertolt Brecht

License Estimator

Use this tool for cost estimates based on your specific needs.

Fear and Misery in the Third Reich (Bentley, trans.)

  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    10m or f

Additional Info

Also known as The Private Life of the Master Race

Brecht presents the vivid and changing scene of Hitler's war machine. There is a worker who only mumbles "Heil Hitlers" and a S.A. man whose suspicion of him is enough to mark him for life. There is an assaulted Jew who did no wrong and a judge who has a tragic inclination to be just. There are a mother and father who have good cause to fear that their son has informed on them. The war machine moves across Europe, bringing ruin and misery everywhere.

Read more +

Considerations

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $125 per performance

Production

Casting

10m or f
See all +

Cast Attributes

  • Cross gender casting

Casting Notes

Large flexible casting options

More

Authors

Eric Bentley

Eric Bentley was born in England in 1916, became an American citizen in 1948, in 1998 was inducted into the (American) Theatre Hall of Fame, and in 2011 won a gold medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Scholar, critic, teacher, performer, translator and, finally, playwright , he has had ...

View full profile

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 S ...

View full profile

Now Playing

Community Experiences