Trumpets and Drums

by  Bertolt Brecht, Martin Kastner, Rose Kastner

Full Length Play, Drama  /  10m or f

NOTICE: Please be advised, this title is from the Samuel French Vault and is made from a scan of an archived manuscript. We hope you’ll treasure this glimpse into theatre history.

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Plume, the recruiting officer, who has arrived from London, is informed by his Sergeant Kite about the state of the market for recruits and love. Recruiting is going badly, but Victoria, the justice's daughter, who a year earlier had been in pigtails, has been visiting a girl put in the family way by Plume. Plume gives his friend the shoe manufacturer, Worthy, a word of advice in matters of the heart and in return Worthy offers him a handsome commission on boots, which Worthy needs soldiers to fill.
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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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Martin Kastner

Martin Kastner

Rose Kastner

Rose Kastner

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