Full casting for Mother Courage at National

Full casting for Mother Courage at National

Full casting has been announced for Mother Courage and Her Children, by Bertolt Brecht, in a translation by Tony Kushner, which opens at the Olivier, NT 16 Sep 2009, following previews from 10 Sep (not 9 September as originally scheduled, owing to technical requirements). It is currently booking to 11 Oct 2009, but will soon open a new booking period to Dec 2009

Joining previously mentioned Fiona Shaw (Mother Courage), are Anthony Mark Barrow, William J Cassidy, Johannes Flaschberger, Peter Gowen, Jonathan Gunthorpe, Stephen Kennedy, Youssef Kerkour, Martin Marquez, Louis McKenzie, Kyle McPhail, Siobhan McSweeney, Harry Melling, Eleanor Montgomery, Stephen O’Toole, Charlotte Randle, Guy Rhys, Clifford Samuel, Gary Sefton, Roger Sloman, Colin Stinton, Sophie Stone, Morgan Watkins, Sargon Yelda.

It is directed by Deborah Warner , designed by Tom Pye, lighting by Jean Kalman, costumes by Ruth Myers, sound by Andrew Bruce and Nick Lidster.

Mother Courage drags her cart across the battlefields, profiteering from a war that destroys her children, one by one.

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