A Man's A Man (Nellhaus)

by  Gerhard Nellhaus, Bertolt Brecht

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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A Man's A Man (Nellhaus)

by  Gerhard Nellhaus Bertolt Brecht

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  • Cast Size

    Cast Size

    7m, 2f
  • Duration

    Duration

    105 Minutes
  • SubGenre

    Subgenre

    Farce

Additional Info

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. 

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Reviews

“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

      

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Performing Groups

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

Cautions

  • Caution Alcohol Alcohol
  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance


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Production

Details

  • Duration: 105 Minutes
  • Setting: British colonial India. 

Casting

7m, 2f
POLLY BAKER
LEOKADIA BEGBICK
JERAIAH JIP
GALY GAY
URIAH SHELLEY
JESSE MAHONEY
BLOODY FIVE
MR. WANG
MRS. GALY GAY/SACRISTAN/SOLDIER
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Authors

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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