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Bertolt Brecht adapted Shakespeare's play in the early 1950s. He intended to make it a tragedy of the workers, not the individual, and introduce the alienation effect. The adaptation was unfinished at Brecht's death in 1956; it was completed by 'Manfred Wekwerth' and Joachim Tenschert and staged in Frankfurt in 1962. See more »