The Threepenny Opera
Music by Kurt Weill | Libretto by Bertolt Brecht
English translation by Michael Feingold
Original German text based on Elisabeth
Hauptmann’s German Translation of John Gay’s
THE BEGGAR’S OPERA
A new BLO production
Sung in English, but please note that this production will not have surtitles.
Performance running time is approximately 2 hours and 55 minutes, including one intermission.
FRI | MAR 16 | 7:30PM SOLD OUT
SUN | MAR 18 | 3:00PM SOLD OUT
FRI | MAR 23 | 7:30PM SOLD OUT
SAT | MAR 24 | 7:30PM SOLD OUT
SUN | MAR 25 | 3:00PM SOLD OUT
As London scrubs up for the coronation, the police cut deals left and right to keep the filth out of sight. Meanwhile, Mr. and Mrs. Peachum’s daughter can’t be found…and a notorious gangster is back in town. A landmark 20th century work rarely performed by a professional opera company, The Threepenny Opera sends up a satiric critique of capitalism and the meaning of morality when living in the slums.
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