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The Threepenny Opera - 2005 - Los Angeles

Based on The Beggar's Opera by John Gay


Open Fist Theatre

(Los Angeles, )
1625 N. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles,
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
One of New York City's most innovative opera companies, City Lyric Opera (CLO), begins its fifth season with a never before seen live experience of power, technology, and storytelling. From October 29-November 15, 2020, CLO presents Weill and Brecht's musical comedy The Threepenny Opera in a virtual, fully produced show.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
This year, The Theatre Centre is embarking on what may be the most ambitious year of creation in its history. They will be supporting an unprecedented 16 projects led by 20 artists; creating two new development streams and more.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020
Redefining a new season with the arrival of 2020's digital theatre opus, Aadyam - the theatre initiative by the Aditya Birla Group - embraces change by creating a world class showcase with Aadyam - The Digital Edition.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Maurice Edwards, opera and stage director and actor, has died at age 97 due to COVID-19.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Today Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced additional guests for Keen After Hours. Next up is Marsha Mason (October 19th), followed by John-Andrew Morrison and Jasminn Johnson (October 26th), and Lilli Cooper (November 2nd).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Tony-nominated actor, Anthony Chisholm.  
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
Since the summer of 2005, Hawaii Performing Arts Festival (HPAF) has continued to bring world-class music to Hawai'i Island. Over the past sixteen years, HPAF has garnered an international reputation as a premiere training and performance program for aspiring young artists worldwide.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
The BroadwayWorld team has come together to help guide your musical quarantine journey. Today, we bring you just a few recommendations for: A cast recording to make you feel nostalgic...
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that actor Jerry Stiller has died at age 92. His son, Ben Stiller, said in a tweet that his father died of natural causes.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
Las Vegas Philharmonic will present the works of composer Kurt Weill on Saturday, Arpil 4 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Atlantic Theater Company has announced initial casting for the world premiere production of A Play is a Poem, a collection of one-acts by Academy Award winner Ethan Coen (Almost an Evening; The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), directed by Neil Pepe (Atlantic Artistic Director, Broadway's American Buffalo) and produced in association with Center Theatre Group. The production has also announced a new first preview date. A Play is a Poem will now begin previews Thursday, May 14th and will open Monday, June 1st for a limited engagement through Sunday, June 21st Off-Broadway at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street).
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 11, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center opens 'Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical' on Saturday, March 7, in a brand-new production created by Broadway director-choreographer Luis Salgado.
by Erica Handel - Mar 11, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents the first musical of its 2020 season, Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical.
by Richard Jay-Alexander - Jun 26, 2020
Getting on the phone with Albert Poland totally swept me away and into the world we love for a glorious 45 minutes...
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that jazz icon and actor Annie Ross has passed away at age 89.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2020
Today Graeae, the UK's leading disabled led theatre company has launched a major new initiative, designed to remove barriers and transform the careers of Deaf and Disabled artists across the UK.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2020
Richard Skipper Celebrates Jamie deRoy with Part Two: The Broadway Years to benefit  Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020
Atlantic Theater Company is offering a new lineup of virtual programming in its Live with Atlantic series, featuring artists from Atlantic's past, present and future. All events are free and will take place via Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Check out Joe's Pub lineup for the Under the Radar festival featuring new and experimental work from Rizo (fka Lady Rizo), Lucy McComick, Daniel J. Watts, and Ryan J. Haddad. Rounding out the week is Kittel & Co, Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra, Jean-Michel Blais, Rev Billy, a very fun showcase from DANCE NOW, Nellie McKay, Aditya Prakash, Damien Sneed, William Prince, Xenia França, Luis Enrique and, as always, a ton more.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
Go ahead a?" take the apple. Founding artistic director Ron Sossi directs a revival of The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie a?" winner of the 1969 Obie award and arguably the most successful ensemble work ever created a?" as part of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's 50th Anniversary a?oeCirca '69a?? Season. Sossi previously directed the West Coast premiere exactly 50 years ago, in the spring of 1970, as the second production ever at the then brand-new Odyssey Theatre. The Serpent opens on March 7 at the Odyssey's current home in West L.A., where performances will continue through May 3.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020
Today's top stories: Kevin Chamberlin has joined the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of The Prom, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The 13th season of New York Theatre Barn's signature New Works Series will launch on Monday, February 3rd, 2020, with exclusive pre-premieres of the new musicals Johnny & the Devil's Box and Burned. New York Theatre Barn serves as a home for new musicals during incubation.
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2020
On an episode of The Graham Norton Show earlier this month, Daniel Radcliffe and Miriam Margolyes chatted about their fond memories of filming Harry Potter.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Acclaimed actress and singer Linda Purl will bring her show Linda Purl and Her Big Band Romance to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood on Friday, February 7, and to Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego on Saturday, February 8, it was announced today by Chris Isaacson Presents, Catalina, and Martinis. Purl will be joined by special guest Donny Most (Happy Days).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Xian Zhang have announced the Orchestra's 2020-21 season. Classical highlights include a Winter Festival featuring works by Gershwin and other luminary composers who blend classical and popular traditions; performances of commissions from Tyshawn Sorey, Thomas Adès and a quartet of jazz composers; a continuing celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday; return engagements by violin superstars Joshua Bell and Jennifer Koh and solo performances by multiple NJSO musicians.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Horizon Theatre Company opens its 36th season with one of the most critically acclaimed musicals of recent history, Once. Recipient of eleven 2012 Tony Award nominations, and winner of eight including Best Musical, Best Actor and Best Book, Once is a musical based on the 2007 film of the same name by John Carney. Like the film, music and lyrics are by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, including the Academy Award-winning song 'Falling Slowly.' With book by Enda Walsh. Horizon Theatre Company's Atlanta premiere starts performances January 31 (Press Opening February 7, 2020) and runs until March 8, 2020 in Little Five Points/Inman Park (1083 Austin Avenue N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307). The show is directed by Horizon Theatre Artistic Associate Heidi McKerley, who directed the 2019 Horizon hit The Wolves. Musical direction is by Ed Thrower who recently led the creative team for Serenbe's production of Hair.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Jan 16, 2020
Looking back at the (often unexpected) strides and achievements made in 2010s, Indonesian Broadway-style musical theater is poised for a renaissance in this decade. However, challenges are still abound for Nusantara thespians to keep the momentum going towards sustainable success.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2020
McKinney Youth onSTAGE (MYO) will open the second half of their season with the satirical musical URINETOWN. Despite the bad title, Urinetown is full of fun, quirky humor, off the wall characters, and some really good music.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center opens 'Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical' on Saturday, March 7, in a brand-new production created by Broadway director-choreographer Luis Salgado. 'Matilda' will run for three weekends through March 22.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2020
One of Australia's leading television and musical theatre stars, Eddie Perfect, will play the egotistical boss Franklin Hart Jnr in Dolly Parton's hit musical 9 TO 5.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Sharon Small will make her Chichester debut in the title role of THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE by Jay Presson Allen, adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark. Rachel Kavanaugh directs the production, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 29 May a?" 30 June.
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Feb 26, 2020
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center opens 'Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical' on Saturday, March 7, in a brand-new production created by Broadway director-choreographer Luis Salgado.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
The Minutes is officially in previews on Broadway! The cast of The Minutes includes Ian Barford, Blair Brown, Cliff Chamberlain, K. Todd Freeman, Armie Hammer, Tracy Letts, Danny McCarthy, Jessie Mueller, Sally Murphy, Austin Pendleton, Jeff Still.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Ensemble Member Robin Witt returns to Steep this summer to direct Simon Stephens' Light Falls. Stephens, who won the Tony and Olivier Awards for his The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, is Steep's Associate Playwright, and this will be the sixth of his plays to be produced by the Edgewater ensemble. Light Falls premiered at the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester in October of 2019, and Steep's production will be the play's U.S. premiere. Robin Witt is a longtime director and Company Member at Steep. Her work includes last summer's Pomona and recent hits Linda and Lela & Co., which won 2018 Jeff Awards for Director, Production, and Performer in a Principal Role.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
Cabaret-rock singer-songwriter Nellie McKay brings her uniquely eccentric blend of pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop to Club Helsinki Hudson on Sunday, March 8, at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2020
In a special fundraising event, the Friends of Monmouth County Child Advocacy Center are offering 200 tickets to Roald Dahl's a?oeMatilda The Musicala?? for two shows on Saturday, March 21 at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Monmouth County's newest professional theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The musical theatre came roaring back in the 1990s and began a new Golden Age for the art form. And there's a new book that takes you on a guided tour.
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2019
Ana talks about her infamous Schweddy Balls sketch, why her kids still believe in Santa, rumors that she's the Christmas tree on 'The Masked Singer,' and recording her new holiday album 'Sugar & Booze.'
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019
Ana Gasteyer performs 'Sugar and Booze' for Late Night with Seth Meyers.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Theatre Royal Bath Productions has today announced casting for the UK premiere of Will Eno's Drama Desk Award winning play The Realistic Joneses which will be staged in the Ustinov Studio from Thursday 6 February to Saturday 7 March 2020 with opening night for press on Wednesday 12 February 2020. The full cast includes Corey Johnson as Bob, Sharon Small as Jennifer, Jack Laskey as John and Clare Foster as Pony. The production is directed by Simon Evans.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) announces Tony, Grammy & Emmy Award winner Cyndi Lauper will join the 2020 Gala evening celebrating Tony Award winner and longtime friend Alan Cumming with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, and Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere with The Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. This year's gala 'The Life of the Party' is set for Monday, March 2 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Lauper will perform a unique concert created exclusively for the special occasion.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, begins the new year with the world premiere Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and written with Richard Curtis. Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber begins performances Thursday, January 30, 2020, and will continue through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the major sponsor of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Opening Night is Sunday evening, February 9, 2020 at 7:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Full casting has now been confirmed for the Belgrade Theatre's and Strictly Arts' immersive theatre experience Club 2B, opening its doors for the very first time this Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
'Lost And Found: The Unsung World of Alan Menken', featuring rare treasures from the songbook of the eight-time Oscar winner, will be offered Sunday, August 16th via exclusive live stream.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020
What have you been doing during the pandemic? New Line Theatre Artistic Director Scott Miller has been writing a collection of horror stories, all inspired by the musical theatre. Yes, you read that right.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2020
On Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, Mercy For Animals will host a virtual concert featuring an inspiring lineup of more than 30 musicians. The artists include Grammy Award winner Joss Stone; Latin Grammy winner Sie7e; Broadway stars Ryan McCartan (Frozen), and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
Redhouse Arts Center's Artistic Director Hunter Foster has announced the company will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the musical Urinetown!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2020
'This episode of Broadway Rewind is a look at a legend, a classic and a musical poet,' says BroadwayWorlds' own Richard Ridge. 'I got to chat with Cyndi Lauper who was making her Broadway debut in Roundabout's production of The Threepenny Opera, than I dropped by the opening of the new production of Jacques Brel starring Robert Cuccioli, but it started off downtown at the now defunct Actors Playhouse to catch up with an icon I had always wanted to meet, T.V. and cult film star Adrianne Barbeau, who was starring as the legendary Judy Garland in a one woman show 'The Property Known as Garland'  written by her husband Billy Van Sant.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2020
Natascia Diaz has shared a video message, and a little song and dance, encouraging people to donate to Theatre Washington's COVID-19 Emergency Fund Drive.