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Threepenny Opera   

 
Billy Rose Theatre, (10/27/1966 - 11/06/1966)
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Opening Date: Oct 27, 1966    
Closing Date: Nov 06, 1966 Total Performances: 13

Category: Musical, Puppets, Revival, Broadway
Comments: Marionette version of the musical. The marionettes were actors behind cutout figures. The "voice of" roles indicate the actors who spoke for the marionettes.



Production Staff
Produced by Jay K. Hoffman
Originally produced by The Stockholm Marionette Theater of Fantasy
Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; Book by Bertolt Brecht; English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein
Directed by Michael Meschke; Choreographed by Holger Rosenquist
Scenic Design by Franciszka Themerson; Puppets and masks by Franciszka Themerson; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher
Press Representative: Artie Solomon and Deborah Steinfirst
Cast
Jan BlombergVoice of Tiger Brown
Voice of Commissioner of Police
Matt of the Mint
Macheath's gang
Helena BrodinVoice of Polly Peachum
Göran GraffmanVoice of Macheath
Arne HogsanderStreetsinger
Charles Filch
a beggar
Tiger Brown
Chief of London Police
Smith
a police constable
Ulf Hakan JanssonJonathan Jeremiah Peachum
head of a gang of beggars
Ingvar KjellsonVoice of Mr. J.J. Peachum
Zanza LidumsMrs. Peachum
Ellika LindenPolly Peachum
daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum
Jenny
a whore
Michael MeschkeWalt Dreary
Macheath's gang
Per NielsenMacheath
Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks
Haken SarnerVoice of Streetsinger
Voice of Filch
Ulla SjoblomVoice of Mrs. Peachum
Voice of Jenny
Heinz SpiraJake
Folke TragardhSawtooth Bob
Macheath's gang
Lydia de Lind van WinjngaardenLucy Brown
Brown's daughter
Meta VelanderVoice of Lucy Brown
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
ACT 1 Sung By
Ballad of Mack the Knife (Moritat)Charles Filch (a beggar)
Morning AnthemJonathan Jeremiah Peachum (head of a gang of beggars)
Peachum's Morning HymnJonathan Jeremiah Peachum (head of a gang of beggars) and Mrs. Peachum
Army SongMacheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks) and Tiger Brown (Chief of London Police)
Wedding SongEnsemble
Love SongMacheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks) and Polly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum)
Ballad of DependencyMrs. Peachum
The World is MeanPolly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum), Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum (head of a gang of beggars) and Mrs. Peachum
ACT 2 Sung By
Polly's SongMacheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks) and Polly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum)
Pirate JennyJenny (a whore)
Tango-BalladJenny (a whore) and Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
Ballad of the Easy LifeMacheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
Barbara-SongLucy Brown (Brown's daughter)
Jealousy DuetPolly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum) and Lucy Brown (Brown's daughter)
How to SurviveMacheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks), Mrs. Peachum and Ensemble
ACT 3 Sung By
Useless SongJonathan Jeremiah Peachum (head of a gang of beggars)
Solomon SongJenny (a whore)
Call From the GraveMacheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
Death MessageMacheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
The Mounted MessengerEnsemble