The Good Person of Szechwan

By Michael Dwyer The Good Person of Szechwan Bertolt Brecht wrote "The Good Person of Szechwan" between 1939 and 1943 while in exile from Germany during World War II. It made its debut on February 4, 1943, at the Schauspielhaus Zurich, in Zurich, Switzerland. Considered one of the best epic plays by Brecht because of its universal themes and the way it challenges the audience. The first English-language version of the play came to the United States in 1948 and the Brecht parable … [Read more...]

Full Impact Theater brings Brecht’s entertaining and thought-provoking "The Good Person of Szechwan" to Rochester

Full Impact Theater invites you to experience German artist Bertolt Brecht’s engaging parable, "The Good Person of Szechwan," under the creative vision of Full Impact Theater’s returning founder and director Dr. Lisa Hodge Kander. Its four live performances will have you both laughing and thinking at the intimate surroundings of the Ruth Cattell Auditorium in the OPC venue, 650 Letica Drive, located a stone’s throw from downtown Rochester’s Main Street. Opening night is Friday, May 17, at 7:00 … [Read more...]