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Caucasian Chalk Circle

Federation University Australia, School of Arts, Arts Academy
Third Year Acting Company

Caucasian Chalk Circle

By Bertolt Brecht, translated by Alistair Beaton

Directed by Denny Lawrence

Helen Macpherson Smith Theatre
Camp Street Campus

Bookings are essential: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/caucasian-chalk-circle-tickets-56391123368

Bertolt Brecht was perhaps the single most important innovator of twentieth century drama. The Caucasian Chalk Circle is Brecht’s most cheerful and charming play, employing the techniques of both the Oriental and the Elizabethan theatre.  It is an allegory about justice, motherhood and the devastation of war that manages to be touching, thought-provoking, surprisingly topical – and very funny.