In the Jungle of the Cities (Nellhaus)

by  Gerhard Nellhaus, Bertolt Brecht

Full Length Play, Drama  /  11m, 4f

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In the Jungle of the Cities (Nellhaus)

by  Gerhard Nellhaus Bertolt Brecht

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Set in Chicago in a climate of rampant capitalism, it tells the story of a savage battle waged between two men, whose relationship is at once homosexual and sadomasochistic. Brecht created it out of popular "gangster" novels. The action, takes one from a lending library in Chicago to a deserted railroad worker's tent in the gravel pits by Lake Michigan, "the everlasting roar of Chicago has faded away," says Schlink just before the showdown and his final demise
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Gerhard Nellhaus

Gerhard Nellhaus

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 ...

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