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Welcome to the city of Mahagonny. Anything goes for those with enough cash. Those with criminal tendencies can feel right at home. As hedonists flock to wallow in drink, sex and gambling, Jenny the prostitute and Jimmy the lumberjack become lovers. But a failed wager leads them to a court which sets murderers free while the poor are sentenced to death. Sung in English with surtitles.Performers Anne Sofie von Otter (Leocadia Begbick), Peter Hoare (Fatty), Willard W White (Trinity Moses), Christine Rice (Jenny Smith), Kurt Streit (Jimmy McIntyre), Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts (Jack O'Brien), Darren Jeffrey (Bank Account Billy), Neal Davies (Alaska Wolf Joe), Hubert Francis (Toby Higgins), Anush Hovhannisyan, Lauren Fagan, Meeta Raval, Anna Burford, Harriet Williams, Stephanie Marshall.
Music Kurt Weill. Lyrics Bertolt Brecht. Producer Royal Opera House. Conductor Mark Wigglesworth. Director John Fulljames. Design Es Devlin. Costume Christina Cunningham. Lighting Bruno Poet. Design Finn Ross (video). Director Arthur Pita (movement). Translation Jeremy Sams. Company Royal Opera Chorus. Company Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
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