Threepenny Opera

Operetta - Revival

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 19, 1989
  • Opening Date: November 5, 1989
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1989
  • Previews: 20
  • Performances: 65

Music: Kurt Weill

Lyrics: Bertolt Brecht

Book: Bertolt Brecht

Synopsis

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

Georgia Brown Mrs. Peachum
Alvin Epstein in Threepenny Opera Alvin Epstein Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
Maureen McGovern in Threepenny Opera Maureen McGovern Polly Peachum
Sting  in Threepenny Opera Sting Macheath
Kim Criswell Lucy Brown
Suzzanne Douglas Jenny Diver
Larry Marshall in Threepenny Opera Larry Marshall Tiger Brown
Josh Mostel Matt of the Mint
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Opening Night Production Credits

Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht Writer
  Michael Feingold Translator
Kurt Weill Kurt Weill Music
Bertolt Brecht Bertolt Brecht Lyrics
  John Dexter Director
Peter Gennaro Peter Gennaro Musical Staging
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Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Actress in a Musical Georgia Brown Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Dec. 31, 1989 31 $501,011
-
$185,183 $45.39
-
11038
1452
8
0
95.02% 35.13%
Dec. 24, 1989 30 $315,828
-
-$56,239 $45.40
-
6957
1452
8
0
59.89% -9.81%
Dec. 17, 1989 29 $372,067
-
-$39,764 $45.96
-
8096
1452
8
0
69.70% -7.85%
Dec. 10, 1989 28 $411,831
-
- $45.72
-
9008
1452
8
0
77.55% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,600,737
-
  $45.62 35099
46464
32
0
75.54 %  
Cumulative
  $4,721,700
-
  $45.56
$0.00
103647
123420
65
20
83.98 %  
 
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