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Mother Courage  Directed by Robert Hupp - Lights by Brian Aldous - Costumes by Margaret McKowen

Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre - New York - 1997


In the end…we leave not with individuals in mind, but with an image of emptiness, signified by the black, barren cart of Mother Courage. On this set by Robert Klingelhoefer, it groans around in a great circle, pushed by exhausted people; it in
turn is a cog that moves a vast mill wheel behind it, the engine, in Brecht’s words of

“ the mill of God that grinds slow…”

D.J.R. Bruckner         The New York Times

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