Posts tagged Theatre
Mother/Courage: Examining the Dialectic of Anna Fierling in Bertolt Brecht's Mother Courage and her Children

This paper examines the dialectical construction of the figure of Anna Fierling as both a Mother and a Courageous Capitalist. I argue that both Mother and Courage keep each other in balance in order to necessitate alienation in the reader/potential spectator. The sense of unsettlement is necessary if the spectator is to run off and take action.

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Retelling the Sacred: Trinity Church Wall Street Presents Handel's 'Messiah'

"I think many of us found something that we didn’t expect—which I think is actually very relevant to the public conversations we are having today about gender and expectations of masculinity and femininity... I would like to encourage you to also listen to the text tonight and to examine how you think about the gender issues that we are talking about in this day and age."

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