Bertolt Brecht and his unique theater style
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An Introduction to Brechtian Theatre - YouTube

This film looks at the theoretical work of Brecht, featuring archive footage from the 2008 production and interviews with this production's creative team inc...
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Q1: How is the main aim of epic theatre, which is audience didacticism, reflected in Brecht’s writings? Give examples from first minute of the film.

 

Q2: A main characteristic of Epic Theatre is pointing out to the audience that they are watching a play, instead of making them believe in a false reality like conventional theatre. How does Tony Kushner describe this? 

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What Is the Difference Between Epic Theatre & Dramatic Theatre? : Drama & Acting - YouTube

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Epic Theatre, created by Bertolt Brecht, is an incredibly different style of play that aimed at getting it's audience to think didactically about serious social issues, rather than simply being entertained. The video above explains the main differences between epic theatre and dramatic theatre (normal theatre). 

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