By Pamela Katz
Among the main inventive and oversized personalities of the Weimar Republic, that scorching but decadent epoch among the good conflict and the Nazis' upward push to energy, have been the renegade poet Bertolt Brecht and the rebellious avant-garde composer Kurt Weill. those younger geniuses and the 3 ladies important to their paintings - actresses Lotte Lenya and Helene Weigel, and author Elizabeth Hauptmann - joined abilities to create the theatrical and musical masterworks The Threepenny Opera and The upward thrust and Fall of the town of Mahagonny, in basic terms to separate in rancor as their tradition cracked open and their aesthetic and temperamental changes turned irreconcilable.
The Partnership is the 1st booklet to inform the total tale of Brecht and Weill's impulsive, flamable partnership, the compelling mental drama of 1 of crucial inventive collaborations of the previous century. it's also the 1st booklet to offer complete credits the place it truly is richly end result of the 3 girls whose artistic presents contributed tremendously to their masterworks. And it tells the exciting and iconic tale of creative bold entwined with sexual freedom through the Weimar Republic's such a lot fevered years, a time while artwork and politics and society have been inextricably combined.