The Beggar's Opera archiveSatirical look at opera and the upper classes. The opera is set around the love of an innocent girl, daughter of criminal parents, for a highwayman. Contains such great lines as "hang your husband and be dutiful", "do you think your mother and I would have been happy had we been married?". The Beggar's Opera website.


Author: John Gay
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Archive listings for The Beggar's Opera

Work type: Musical.

Ibali loo Tsotsi - T01471827831

A new reworking of [John Gay]'s 1788 classic set in a South African London in the 1700s.Producer Spier Festival Company. Director Mark Dornford-May. Director Charles Hazlewood (music). Choreographer Joel Mtethwa. Performer Siyabulela Bede. Performer Lungelwa Blou. Performer Noluthando Boqwana. Performer Bongani Bubu. Performer Bulelwa Cosa. Performer Portia Dladla. Performer Camilla Driver. Performer Pauline Du Plessis. Performer Lusindiso Dubula. Performer Zukile Plessis. Performer Lusindiso Dubula. Performer Zukile Gqadushe. Performer Kurt Haupt. Performer Thembela James. Performer Sandile Kamle. Performer Andiswa Kedama. Performer Fikile Khuzwayo. Performer Andile Kosi. Performer Nandie Mahlangu. Performer Pauline Malefane. Performer Ayanda Mamve. Performer Andries Mbali. Performer Gracious Mbatha. Performer Bongani Mbato. Performer Zintle Mgole. Performer Mvuyisi Mjali. Performer Sibulele Mjali. Performer Sindiswa Mndela. Performer Dipuo Mogoregi. Performer Ruby Mthethwa. Performer Jim Ngxabaze. Performer Vumile Nomanyama. Performer Mpontseng Nyatsa. Performer Zoliswa Qumza. Performer Zorro Sidloyi. Performer Andre Strijdom. Performer Andile Tshoni. Performer Sibusiso 'Otto' Ziqubu.
10 Oct 02 to 13 Dec 02Wilton's Music Hall, Inner London :: V1165
listing details L316488887


Company Central Festival Opera. Director Tom Hawkes. Conductor Stuart Stratford. Conductor Graham Tear (Oct 3).
2 Oct 02 to 5 Oct 02Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
listing details L01307285631


The Scottish Premiere of the [Royal Shakespeare Company]'s version of [John Gay]'s The Beggar's Opera.Company Cunning Stunts Theatre Company. Music Ilona Sekacz.
12 Aug 02 to 17 Aug 02Arts Centre Theatre (ACT) - formerly Aberdeen Arts Centre, Aberdeen :: V586
listing details L01473852713


Company Churchill School.
30 Jan 02 to 2 Feb 02The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare :: V865
listing details L0736995769


Company Miracle Theatre Company.
11 Aug 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L1325528607
9 Aug 01 to 10 Aug 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L01087607095
8 Aug 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L1191725539
7 Aug 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L140975597
5 Aug 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L105921895
4 Aug 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L0571910447
3 Aug 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L0975825749
25 Jul 01 to 26 Jul 01General, General :: V1264
listing details L570257348


Company First Rung Theatre. Director Jacqueline Nichols. Design Charlotte Cridlan. Director Simon Gray (music). Choreographer David Samuel. Performer Sue Anderson. Performer Andrew Bain. Performer Nathalie Brandon. Performer David Cade. Performer Declan Hamilton. Performer Kirsty Hoiles.
26 Jul 00 to 12 Aug 00Cochrane Theatre, Inner London :: V181
listing details L044637611


Company The University of Kent Summer Opera. Conductor Susan Wanless. Director Chris Blackwood. Design Simon Roberts. Lighting Dee Ashworth.
27 Jun 00 to 1 Jul 00Gulbenkian Arts Centre, Canterbury :: V673
listing details L01307559939


Adapted by Justin Gregson. Adapted by Adrian Jackson. Director Adrian Jackson. Design Justine Gordon-Smith. Company Cardboard Citizens. Company Baylis Programme. Company English National Opera. Performer Mary King.
30 Sep 99 to 23 Oct 99Bridewell Theatre, Inner London :: V171
listing details L400504705


Company Chicken Shed Theatre Company.
13 May 99 to 23 May 99ChickenShed, Outer London :: V349
listing details L01734727914
13 May 99 to 23 May 99ChickenShed, Outer London :: V349
listing details L940872171

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