Die Kleinbürgerhochzeit

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Die Kleinbürgerhochzeit ("the petit bourgeois wedding") is a German one-act play by Bertold Brecht (1898-1956)[1]

The original text

Written in 1919, when the author was 21 years old. A Respectable Wedding was the only one of Brecht’s five early one acts to be staged during his lifetime, being performed in Frankfurt in 1926.

Translations and adaptations

Translated into English as A Respectable Wedding or simply The Wedding.

Performance history in South Africa

1999: Presented at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown as The Wedding by the Centre for Experimental Theatre Brno - Czech republic (Theatre Goose on a String).





National Arts Festival programme, 1999.

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