VenueUpstairs at the Gatehouse
TownInner London
CountyGreater London
From6th August 2011
To7th August 2011
WhenAug 6 19:30. Aug 7 16:00
PricesFrom £12.00. To £12.00.
What is currently on at Upstairs at the Gatehouse (V1170)
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The Beggar's Opera

In 1728 John Gay's 'The Beggar's Opera' became an overnight success in it satire of politics and society and of course groundbreaking new form which essentially created the musical genre. Told by a troupe of 1980's would-be political activists fired up with anti-Thatcher sentiment using John Gay's satire as a platform for their views The Beggar's Opera of course has more than a few echoes with the Britain of today.
Music John Gay
Lyrics John Gay
Lyrics Robert Locke

Archive :: production:T1462291706, opera or operetta:S1302092943, venue:V1170

Production details

A titillating adaptation which embraces the opera's bawdy humour and satirical commentary, presented by a company committed to producing both innovative and intriguing performances. The Camden Fringe


Company YAP Theatre Company

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