Threepenny Opera

Operetta - Revival

Billy Rose Theatre

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  • Opening Date: October 27, 1966
  • Closing Date: November 6, 1966
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 13

Music: Kurt Weill

Lyrics: Bertolt Brecht

Book: Bertolt Brecht


The outlaw Macheath is repeatedly betrayed and sent to prison, only to receive a last-minute reprieve from Queen Victoria, in Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's darkly satirical adaptation of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera.


Opening Night Cast

Jan Blomberg Voice of Tiger Brown
Voice of Commissioner of Police
Matt of the Mint
Helena Brodin Voice of Polly Peachum
Göran Graffman Voice of Macheath
Arne Hogsander Streetsinger
Charles Filch
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Opening Night Production Credits

Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht Book
Kurt Weill Kurt Weill Music
Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht Lyrics
  Michael Meschke Director
  Holger Rosenquist Choreographer
  Franciszka Themerson Scenic Design
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