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The Berliner Ensemble Announces a New Production of Kurt Weill’s The Threepenny Opera

Jan. 01, 2020

The Berliner Ensemble Announces a New Production of Kurt Weill’s <em>The Threepenny Opera</em>

The Berliner Ensemble has announced that they will mount a new production of Kurt Weill’s Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) in January 2021, directed by Barrie Kosky and conducted by Adam Benzwi. This new production will be the fifth Dreigroschenoper at the Berliner Ensemble, the location of the original production of this enduring work. Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s groundbreaking piece remains one of the world’s best-loved and most popular works of musical theater. The current Dreigroschenoper production directed by Robert Wilson will run through next year.

(Dreigroschenoper/Kurt Weill/Robert Wilson, director)

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Kurt Weill
Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) (1928)
play with music after John Gay's "The Beggar's Opera"; in three acts
German translation by Elisabeth Hauptmann
adaptation and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
2S, 2Mz, T, Bar, B-Bar and speaking roles
asax(fl, cl, bsax).tsax(ssax, bsn, bcl)-tpt.tbn(db)-banjo(vc, gtr, Hawaiian gtr, mandolin, bandoneon)-timp/perc (tpt 2)-harm (cel, pno)