As a mother profits from the spoils of war, she also must make the ultimate sacrifice. In one of the 20th century's most profound works, Mother Courage struggles to keep her family alive as she trails the troops and sells the very provisions that perpetuate war. With a dazzling display of music, burlesque, pathos and irony, Bertolt Brecht's tale engages our emotions and our minds with issues that resonate in our time. Lisa Peterson directs.
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