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The Threepenny Opera
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The Threepenny Opera
Two Nights Only

The Curious Theatre Branch Presents
a benefit reading/singing of

The Threepenny Opera

-The gangster as pillar of society, or, how we like our beggars served-

The Curious Theatre Branch is proud to revisit Obie-award-winning
playwright Rick Burkhardt's 2005 adaptation of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt
Weill's 1928 classic.  Originally performed by the Nonesense Company,
Burkhardt "set[s] the story in an occupied Middle Eastern nation and
turn suave thug Mack the Knife into an amalgam of international
financier, terrorist, and corporate CEO, aptly embodying Brecht's
dictum that crime and business are pretty much interchangeable"
(Justin Hayford, Chicago Reader).

A special two night engagement benefiting the company

Featuring:

MacHeath (Mac the Knife):  T-Roy Martin
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum, the Beggar's Friend:  Colm O'Reilly
Celia Peachum:  Vicki Walden
Jackie "Tiger" Brown / Street Singer:  Beau O'Reilly
Pirate Jenny:  Jenny Magnus
Lucy Brown:  Jennifer Moniz
Filtch:  Julia Williams
Smith:  Janet Sayre
Beggars, gangsters, whores, constables:  Jayita Bhattacharya, Jeffrey
Bivens, Raju Bivens, Leo Brun, Cat Jarboe

Accompaniment by Jeffrey Kowalkowski

Location

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3502 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618
United States

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Categories

Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Arts > Opera
Arts > Performance
Arts > Theatre

Minimum Age: 5
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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