REP Presents The Threepenny Opera

Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 7:30pm

Center for the Arts, Thompson Theatre 110 Orchard Road, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711, USA

In this legendary play with music, Weill's unforgettable songs and Brecht's seamy underworld of hoodlums, beggars, and prostitutes provoke a captivating world of salacious cynicism and merry anarchy that asks the question: "Who is the bigger criminal, the man who robs a bank or the man who founds a bank?" At the center of this "Opera for Beggars" is sensuous and sinister Mack the Knife - lover, murderer, and criminal mastermind. But things go awry after Mack marries Polly Peachum, daughter of the king of the beggars, and her disapproving father is out to have Mack hanged.

Adult language and situations. For mature audiences.

Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht | Music by Kurt Weill
Directed by Matthew Earnest

Thur. ​​Jan. 17 ​7:30 p.m. Preview​
Fri. Jan. 18 ​7:30 p.m. ​Preview​
​Sat. Jan. 19 ​​7:30 p.m. ​Opening
​​Sun. ​Jan. 20 ​2 p.m. ​
​​​​Thur. ​Jan. 24 ​​7:30 p.m. Post-performance discussion
​Fri. ​Jan. 25 ​7:30 p.m. ​
​Sat. Jan. 26 ​​2 p.m. ​​Prologue @ 1:15 p.m.
​Sat. ​Jan. 26 7:30 p.m. ​
​​Sun. Jan. 27 2 p.m. ​
​Thur. ​Jan. 31 ​​7:30 p.m.
​Fri. Feb. 1 ​​7:30 p.m.
​Sat. ​Feb. 2 ​​​​2 p.m.
​Sat. ​Feb. 2 ​​7:30 p.m.

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College of Arts and Sciences, Academics, Theatre, Community, Miscellaneous, Students





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