The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Books Wrap Ups

November Wrap Up

December 25, 2017

November was another course book heavy month...as I envision the next three years will be. However, I managed to sneak in a few books I read for pleasure. Not to say that I didn't enjoy some of my course books!  I wasn't a huge fan of this because of the huge chunks of stage direction laced throughout the play. However, watching an adaptation of this I truly loved.…

Books Plays Reviews

The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht

December 5, 2017

Once again this was as easy to read as wading through porridge. The concept was interesting but that is all I enjoyed about this play. In all honesty I'm not particularly fond of Brecht's theatre in general. He loathed theatre that did nothing but provided entertainment, 'after dinner theatre' he called it. Instead he wanted his audience to leave thinking, questioning and did everything in his power to…