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In Mother Courage and Her Children we follow Mother Courage over a period of 12 years as one by one her children Kattrin, Eilif and Swiss Cheese are taken away by a vicious war. As Mother Courage seeks to profit from the war that is killing her children, she questions the roles of honesty, virtue and family in the face of a bitter struggle for survival. Mother Courage and Her Children is written by Bertolt Brecht, and stars Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline, with an adaptation by Tony Kushner. George C. Wolfe directs. Tickets are FREE and will be available on the day of the performance (two per person) at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park beginning at 1:00 p.m. and at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street (near Astor Place), from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The closest entrances to the Delacorte are at 81st Street and Central Park West or 70th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Delacorte Theater, Off-Broadway

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