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The Threepenny Opera   

Studio 54, (4/20/2006 - 6/25/2006)
First Preview: Mar 24, 2006 Total Previews: 32
Opening Date: Apr 20, 2006    
Closing Date: Jun 25, 2006 Total Performances: 77

Category: Musical, Operetta, Revival, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
Music by Kurt Weill; Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht; Book by Bertolt Brecht; Based on "The Beggar's Opera" by John Gay; Based on the German translation by Elisabeth Hauptmann; New translation by Wallace Shawn; Original orchestrations by Kurt Weill; Musical Director: Kevin Stites; Associate Musical Dir.: Paul Raiman
Directed by Scott Elliott; Choreographed by Aszure Barton
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Isaac Mizrahi; Lighting Design by Jason Lyons; Sound Design by Ken Travis; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Associate Sound Design: Tony Smolenski IV; Make-Up Design by Chantel Miller
Roundabout General Manager: Sydney Beers; Company Manager: Nichole Larson
Production Stage Manager: Peter Hanson; Roundabout Technical Supervisor: Steve Beers; Stage Manager: Jon Krause
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Conducted by Kevin Stites; Associate Conductor: Paul Raiman; Reeds: Eddie Salkin and Roger Rosenberg; Trumpets: Timothy Schadt and Matthew Peterson; Tenor Trombone: Johannes Pfannkuch; Cello and Accordion: Charles duChateau; Guitar, Hawaiian Guitar, Banjo, and Mandolin: Greg Utzig; Harmonium, Celeste, and Piano: Paul Raiman; Percussion/Drums: Charles Descarfino; String Bass: Richard Sarpola; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation
Flying by Foy
Roundabout Director of Artistic Development / Casting: Jim Carnahan; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Roundabout Director of Marketing: David B. Steffen; Advertising: The Eliran Murphy Group, Ltd.; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Roundabout Associate Artistic Director: Scott Ellis; Poster Design by Fraver
Cast
Alan Cumming
Macheath
Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks
Jim Dale
Mr. Peachum
Ana Gasteyer
Mrs. Peachum
Cyndi Lauper
Jenny
a whore
Nellie McKay
Polly Peachum
daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum
Adam Alexi-Malle
Jacob
Ensemble
Terry Burrell
Reverend Kimball
Eunice
Ensemble
Brian Butterick
Beggar
Beatrice
Ensemble
David Cale
Matthew
Romain Frugé
Robert
Ensemble
John Herrera
Smith
a police constable
Christopher Innvar
Tiger Brown
Chief of London Police
Christopher Kenney
Bruno
Molly
a whore
Ensemble
Carlos Leon
Filtch
Ensemble
Deborah Lew
Vixen
Ensemble
Maureen Moore
Betty
a whore
Walter
Ensemble
Brooke Sunny Moriber
Jimmy
Macheath's gang
Dolly
a whore
Ensemble
Kevin Rennard
Eddie
Ensemble
Brian Charles Rooney
Lucy Brown
Brown's daughter
Lucas Steele
Harry
Velma
Ensemble
Swings: Nehal Joshi and Valisia Lekae Little
Understudies: Adam Alexi-Malle (Filch), Terry Burrell (Mrs. Peachum), David Cale (Mr. Peachum), Romain Frugé (Macheath), John Herrera (Tiger Brown), Maureen Moore (Jenny), Brooke Sunny Moriber (Polly Peachum) and Lucas Steele (Lucy Brown)
Tony Award®
2006 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes: Artistic Director; Harold Wolpert: Managing Director; Julia C. Levy: Executive Director; Gene Feist: Founding Director)
2006 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Jim Dale
Theatre World
winner 2006 Award [recipient]
Nellie McKay
Drama Desk Award
winner 2006 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Jim Dale

ACT 1 Sung By
Song of the Extraordinary Crimes of Mac the Knife
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Jenny (a whore) and the Company
The "Rather Than" Song
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Mr. Peachum and Mrs. Peachum
Army Song
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks), Tiger Brown (Chief of London Police), Polly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum) and the Gang
Wedding Song (Reprise)
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
The Gang
The "No" Song
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Polly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum)
Certain Things Make Our Life Impossible
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Mr. Peachum, Mrs. Peachum and Polly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum)
Goodbye
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
Polly's Song
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Polly Peachum (daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum)
Peachum's Morning Hymn
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Mr. Peachum
Wedding Song
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Robert, Walter, Jacob and Gang
Wedding Song (Reprise)
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Robert, Walter, Jacob and Gang
Pirate Jenny
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Polly Peachum (Mr. and Mrs. Peachum's daughter)
Love Song
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (head of a gang of crooks) and Polly Peachum (Mr. and Mrs. Peachum's daughter)
ACT 2 Sung By
The Ballad of the Overwhelming Power of Sex
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Mrs. Peachum
The Ballad of the Pimp
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks) and Jenny (a whore)
The Ballad of the Happy Life
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
How Do Humans Live
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks), Mrs. Peachum and Company
The Ballad of the Overwhelming Power of Sex (Reprise)
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Mrs. Peachum
The Song of Inadequacy of Human Striving
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Mr. Peachum
The Song of Inadequacy of Human Striving (Reprise)
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Mr. Peachum
Cry from the Grave
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
The Ballad in which Macheath asks Everyone's Forgiveness
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Macheath (Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks)
Finale
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Company
Jealousy Duet
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Lucy Brown (Tiger Brown's daughter) and Polly Peachum (Mr. and Mrs. Peachum's daughter)
Solomon Song
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Jenny (a whore)
Lucy's Aria
(music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht)
Lucy Brown (Tiger Brown's daughter)
   
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