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Performance

VenueGordon Craig Theatre
Other spaces: The Concert Hall
TownStevenage
CountyHertfordshire
From7th November 2000
To8th November 2000
What is currently on at Gordon Craig Theatre (V53)

The Threepenny Opera

T214639629
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.
Music Kurt Weill
Book by Bertolt Brecht
Lyrics Bertolt Brecht


Archive :: production:T214639629, opera or operetta:S2106, venue:V53

Production details

Company

Company The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Director Colin Blumenau
Director Nick Meredith (music)
Design Kit Surrey
Translation Robert David MacDonald
Translation Jeremy Sams
Performer Charlotte Armer
Performer Matt Baker
Performer Katrina Beckford
Performer Kieran Buckeridge
Performer Roger Leach
Performer Harry Myers
Performer Rae North
Performer Stephen Picton
Performer Philip Ralph
Performer Zoe Shepperd
Performer Donna Steele
Performer Jane Stoggles
Performer Susannah van Den Berg

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