THREEPENNY OPERA Opens Next Week at Spotlighters Theatre

In 1928, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill adapted John Gay's 18th-century The Beggar's Opera to fashion a savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern morality, set to unforgettable music with tunes that have been famous for 90 years.
Our contemporary world sees 19th-century London through the lens of 1920s Berlin, to tell the bitter tale of the predatory outlaw Mack the Knife, who marries the daughter of Soho's underworld boss but is betrayed by his sinister in-laws and his favorite prostitutes and sent to prison. He temporarily escapes with the help of the Sheriff's daughter, but all the forces of society converge to bring about a menacing finale of ferocious irony.


Featuring:

Connor Moore - Streetsinger; Charles Filch; Reverend Kimball; The Mounted Messenger Kay

Megan Washington - Mrs. Peachum

Frank Mancino - Mr. Peachum

Allison Hicks - Polly Peachum

Rob Wall - Tiger Brown

Amber Hooper - Lucy Brown; Diana Coaxer

Evangeline Ridgaway - Jenny Diver

Steve Quintilian - Captain Macheath

Stuart Kazanow - Matt of the Mint

Jim Knost - Crook-Fingered Jake

Dave Guy - Sawtooth Bob; Constable Smith

Glen Charlow - Wally the Weeper; Policeman

Amie Bell - Dolly Vixen

Andrea Bush - Betty Doxy

Rachel Verhaaren - Molly Brazen

Kristin Miller - Suky Tawdry

Ten Spot Thursday: Jan 19 - Tickets $10

Talk Back: Sun, Jan 29 - join us immediately following the performance for a discussion with cast & directorsTicket Prices: adults - $22; seniors (60+0 - $20; students & military - $18

Order online at www.spotlighters.org


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