Canal March

Bertolt Brecht and the Cabaret

Mary Carewe, singer, and Philip Mayers, piano

Cabaret lived its golden age in Germany during the first third of the twentieth century and its dynamic and popular nature sparked the interest of Bertolt Brecht. Apart from cabaret conceived as spectacle, there was also an anti-establishment cabaret that was crushed by Nazism. After the war, devoid of its political commitment, the genre lived on in the United States.

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