MusicalOperettaOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 13, 1933
Closing Date
Apr 22, 1933
Performances
12
MusicalOperettaOriginalBroadway

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Theatres
Empire Theatre
(Apr 13, 1933 - Apr 22, 1933)

Produced by John Krimsky and Gifford Cochran
Original German libretto by Bertolt Brecht; Adapted into English by Gifford Cochran and Jerrold Krimsky; Based on the German "Die Dreigroschenoper" by Elisabeth Hauptmann and Bertolt Brecht; Based on the "The Beggar's Opera" by John Gay; Music by Kurt Weill; Musical Director: Macklin Marrow; Music orchestrated by Kurt Weill
Scenic Design by Cleon Throckmorton; Settings based on designs by Caspar Neher
Beggar
Walt Dreary
Macheath's gang
Mrs. Peachum
Matt of the Mint
Macheath's gang
First Constable
Madame
Macheath
Mack the Knife; head of a gang of crooks
Reverend Kimball
Molly
a whore
Jenny
a whore
Wing
Polly Peachum
daughter of Jonathan and Mrs. Peachum
Sheriff Brown
Smith
a police constable
Ballad Singer
 
Sawtooth Bob
Macheath's gang
Beggar / Bystander
Lucy Brown
Brown's daughter
Beggar
Jimmy
Macheath's gang
Suky Tawdry
Constable
Beggar
Crook-Finger Jack
Macheath's gang
Beggar
Beggar
Betty
a whore
Trull
Charles Filch
a beggar
Dolly
a whore
Constable
Beggar
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
head of a gang of beggars
music by Kurt Weill; lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Act 1
Sung By
The Legend of Mackie Messer
Ballad Singer
Wedding Song
The Gang
Pirate Jenny
Polly Peachum
Soldiers' Song
Macheath and Sheriff Brown
Love Duet
Polly Peachum and Macheath
First Finale
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum, Mrs. Peachum and Polly Peachum
Act 2
Sung By
Farewell Song
Polly Peachum and Macheath
Tango-Ballad
Jenny and Macheath
Lucy Song
Lucy Brown
Ballad of the Easy Life
Macheath
Jealousy Duet
Lucy Brown and Polly Peachum
Second Finale
Jenny, Macheath and Chorus
Act 3
Sung By
Song of the Aimlessness of Life
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum
Cry from the Dungeon
Macheath
Testament
Macheath
Third Finale
Sheriff Brown, Macheath, Polly Peachum, Jenny, Lucy Brown, Mrs. Peachum, Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum and Chorus
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