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Good Person of Szechwan

Friday, October 18 - Sunday, December 8

Martinson Hall

Can we practice goodness and create a world to sustain it? In this comic and complex play, one of Brecht’s most entertaining characters, Shen Tei, the good-hearted, penniless, cross-dressing prostitute, is forced to disguise herself as a savvy businessman named Shui Ta to master the ruthlessness necessary to be a “good person” in a cruel world of limited resources. The award-winning Foundry Theatre and Director Lear deBessonet bring this theatrical classic to life for the 21st century with Taylor Mac in the lead and original live music by César Alvarez with The Lisps.

The Foundry Theatre's
By Bertolt Brecht
Translation by John Wilett
Directed by Lear deBessonet
With original music by César Alvarez with The Lisps