Brecht’s play bursts onto the stage of the Lyceum; an epic musical play that suggests a cast of hundreds rather than the thirteen multi-talented actor-musicians who play more than three times that number of parts. Â Continue reading The Caucasian Chalk Circle – Review
â€œIn the bloodiest of times good people can be found.â€
Bertolt Brecht’s The Caucasian Chalk Circle, translated by Alistair Beaton is coming to the Royal Lyceum Theatre, directed by Lyceum Artistic Director Mark Thomson.
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Bondagers is the story of Tottie, Maggie, Sara, Liza, Jenny and Ellen who are employed as Bondagers, or female agricultural labourers, in the nineteenth century Borders. Strong, feisty, full of humour, these women are equally bound by the seasons and the cycle of life. Ultimately, Tottie, â€˜the bairnâ€™, is both abused and blamed for being so, and as writer Sue Glover says, this is a metaphor for what happens to the land.
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