Details

In a world run by beggars, thieves, crooks and whores the only way to survive is violence and cruelty. Criminal ringleader Macheath has secretly married the daughter of the ruler of the beggars and his many 'wives', girlfriends and whores have to decide whether they are better off with or without him. Everyone betrays everyone else as there can be no loyalty amongst the downtrodden. Macheath's seductive journey through Brecht's Threepenny underworld will highlight the gender issues and conflicts in addition to the more obvious class struggles as he attempts to skilfully sidestep the gallows.

Creatives/Company

Music: Kurt Weill
Book by: Bertolt Brecht
Lyrics: Bertolt Brecht
Translation: David MacDonald
Adapted by: Jeremy Sams
Director: Neil Murray
Company(s): Northern Stage, Northern Sinfonia
Choreographer: Liv Lorent
Lighting: Tina MacHugh
Sound: Ian Gibson
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The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1447910364. Details of all The Threepenny Opera archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2106

Archive Listings

12 Mar 98
to
28 Mar 98
Northern Stage
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear

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