Faith, Hope, and Charity
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Department of Theater

Faith, Hope, and Charity

by Ödön von Horváth, in collaboration with Lukas Kristl
November 02

A young woman struggles against despair during the Great Depression in this 3-part radio play.

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A Department of Theater MainStage production
by Ödön von Horváth, in collaboration with Lukas Kristl
adapted by Peter Hackett
from a translation by Péter Fábri

A young woman struggles against cynicism and despair as she makes her way through a world wracked by dehumanizing poverty, institutional oppression, and bureaucratic indifference. Originally written during the Great Depression as a surreal and subversive commentary on the rising tide of European fascism, this new radio play adaptation reframes the story amidst the American backdrop of the 1932 Bonus Army marches on Washington and the violence that ensued.

Peter Hackett director
Jane Shaw sound designer and additional music
Lexi Warden '21 assistant director
Naomi Lam '21 stage manager

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Watch conversations on "Faith, Hope, and Charity" with the cast, crew and scholars on the Department of Theater's website.

Listen to a teaser of the play

 

Faith, Hope, and Charity will be aired as a three-part radio play via Dartmouth College Radio and our YouTube channel.

Visit the Dartmouth Department of Theater's website to learn more about the Bonus Army events of 1932, to read about the cast and company, and to hear more about the production.

Photo: courtesy of the artists

This event occurred as part of the 20/21 Theater Department season. This is an archived view.

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