Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Park, Laura Osnes, Mary Beth Peil and More in Atlantic Theater's THE THREEPENNY OPERA

March 25
5:50 PM 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's musical THE THREEPENNY OPERA, directed and choreographed by visionary Martha Clarke. The show will open on Monday, April 7 at the Lind Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street) and plays a limited engagement through Sunday, May 4, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

THE THREEPENNY OPERA features a cast of 14, including Academy Award-winner F. Murray Abraham,Sophie Bortolussi, Jon David Casey, Timothy Doyle, Lilli Cooper, Rick Holmes, John Kelly, Lindsey Dietz Marchant, Sally Murphy, Tony Award nominee Mary Beth Peil, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes, Emmy Award-winner Michael Park, Cristina Spina and John Watkins.

Legendary artist Martha Clarke helms this fresh, vibrant production of THE THREEPENNY OPERA, the captivating classic with music by Kurt Weill, book and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht in an English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein.

Based on John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, THE THREEPENNY OPERA follows the charismatic scoundrel Macheath (Park) and his criminal exploits in 19th century London. When Macheath marries Polly Peachum (Osnes), the straight-laced daughter of powerful, miserly merchant JJ. Peachum (Abraham), their unlikely union unleashes the chaos of manhunts, bribes, and imprisonment. In this "opera for beggars," an assortment of salacious characters maneuver for advantage, revealing a profoundly corrupt society.

THE THREEPENNY OPERA features scenic design by Robert Israel, costume design by Donna Zakowska, lighting design by Christopher Akerlind, sound design by Clive Goodwin, musical direction by Gary Fagin, animal training by William Berloni, and casting by Tiffany Little Canfield, CSA, Telsey + Company.

Photo Credit: Kevin Thomas Garcia

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