The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera BRECHT, Bertolt

Based on John Gay's eighteenth century Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera, first staged in 1928 at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in Berlin, is a vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set in a mock-Victorian Soho. With Kurt Weill's unforgettable music - one of the earliest and most successful attempts to introduce jazz to the theatre - it became a popular hit throughout the western world. Published in Methuen Drama's Modern Classics series, this edition features extensive notes and commentary including an introduction to the play, Brecht's own notes on the play, a full appendix of textual variants, a note by composer Kurt Weill, a transcript of a discussion about the play between Brecht and a theatre director, plus editorial notes on the genesis of the play.
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Specificaties

Isbn
9780802150394
Uitgever
Avalon Travel Publishing
Druk
1e
Verschenen
01-01-1964
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
110 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Theater/toneel

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