The Exception and the Rule (Bentley)

by  Eric Bentley, Bertolt Brecht

Short Play, Drama  /  12m, 1f

A ruthless entrepreneur drives his guide and a slave across the desert with wares to beat the competition. When the slave is murdered, the judge rules in favor of the entrepreneur in defiance of evidence to the contrary.

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The Exception and the Rule (Bentley)

by  Eric Bentley Bertolt Brecht

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A ruthless entrepreneur drives his guide and a slave across the desert with wares to beat the competition. When the slave is murdered, the judge rules in favor of the entrepreneur in defiance of evidence to the contrary.
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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 ...

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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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