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Die Dreigroschenoper

Die Dreigroschenoper

(The Threepenny Opera)

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

English translations by Ralph Manheim & John Willett (outside the USA and Canada), Michael Feingold, Hugh McDiarmid, Robert David McDonald & Jeremy Sams


  • Edition: performance material
  • Language: German - English

 
Details
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: European American Music Corporation · Universal Edition
Uraufführung : 31. August 1928 Berlin, Theater am Schiffbauerdamm (D) · Dirigent: Theo Mackeben · Inszenierung: Erich Engel
Year of composition: 1928
instrumentation: alto sax (fl, cl, bar. sax); ten. sax (sop. sax, bn, bass cl); tpt; tbn (double bass); banjo (cello, guitar, Hawaiian guitar, mandolin, bandoneon); timp/perc (tpt 2); harmonium (celesta, piano)
occupation: Singing roles: Street Singer, Macheath · tenor - J.J. Peachum · baritone - Mrs. Peachum · mezzo-soprano - Polly Peachum · soprano - Tiger Brown · bass-baritone - Lucy Brown · soprano - Jenny · mezzo-soprano - Constable Smith - Ensemble Speaking roles: Filch, the Rev. Kimball, the gang of thieves, beggars, prostitutes, policemen
Delivery rights: distribution rights for USA and British Reversionary Territories except UK
Performances
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-06 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-05 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-04 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-03 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-01 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-03-02 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-03-01 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-28 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-24 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-23 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-22 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: John G. Shedd Institute
2019-02-22 | Eugene, OR (United States of America), John G. Shedd Institute
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-21 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
2018-03-25 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-24 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-23 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-18 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-16 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
Orchestra: Butler University Music Department
2017-11-01 | Indianapolis, IN (United States of America), Schrott Center
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-30 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-29 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-28 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-27 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-23 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-23 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-22 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-22 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-21 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-21 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-20 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-20 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-19 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: Camerata de Coahuila/Opera de Camara del Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires
2016-10-19 | Guanajuato (Mexico), Teatro Juarez Guanajuato
2016-04-18 | Fullerton, CA (United States of America), Meng Concert Hall, CSU
2016-04-16 | Fullerton, CA (United States of America), Meng Concert Hall, CSU
2016-04-15 | Fullerton, CA (United States of America), Meng Concert Hall, CSU
Conductor: Robert Moody
Orchestra: Portland Symphony Orchestra
2016-03-13 | Portland, ME (United States of America), Merrill Auditorium
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-06 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-05 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-04 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-03 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-02 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-02-28 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-02-27 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-02-26 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Orchestra: Emerson College
2015-11-22 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Little Building Cabaret
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-21 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: Emerson College
2015-11-21 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Little Building Cabaret
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-20 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-19 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-18 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-17 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-14 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-13 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-12 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-10 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-07 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-06 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-05 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-04 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-03 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-10 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-09 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-08 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-07 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-06 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-04 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-03 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-02 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: Cameri Theatre
2015-06-15 | Tel-Aviv (Israel), Cameri Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-05-03 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-05-02 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-05-01 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-30 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-29 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-26 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-25 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-23 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-22 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-19 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-18 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-17 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-16 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Conductor: Theo Mackeben
1928-08-31 | Berlin (Germany), Theater am Schiffbauerdamm | World Premiere
Performance duration: 120'0"
Publisher: European American Music Corporation · Universal Edition
Uraufführung : 31. August 1928 Berlin, Theater am Schiffbauerdamm (D) · Dirigent: Theo Mackeben · Inszenierung: Erich Engel
Year of composition: 1928
instrumentation: alto sax (fl, cl, bar. sax); ten. sax (sop. sax, bn, bass cl); tpt; tbn (double bass); banjo (cello, guitar, Hawaiian guitar, mandolin, bandoneon); timp/perc (tpt 2); harmonium (celesta, piano)
occupation: Singing roles: Street Singer, Macheath · tenor - J.J. Peachum · baritone - Mrs. Peachum · mezzo-soprano - Polly Peachum · soprano - Tiger Brown · bass-baritone - Lucy Brown · soprano - Jenny · mezzo-soprano - Constable Smith - Ensemble Speaking roles: Filch, the Rev. Kimball, the gang of thieves, beggars, prostitutes, policemen
Delivery rights: distribution rights for USA and British Reversionary Territories except UK
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-06 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-05 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-04 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-03 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: University of New York, University at Buffalo
2019-05-01 | Buffalo,NY (United States of America), Drama Theatre, UB Center for the Arts
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-03-02 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-03-01 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-28 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-24 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-23 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-22 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
Orchestra: John G. Shedd Institute
2019-02-22 | Eugene, OR (United States of America), John G. Shedd Institute
Orchestra: AA Battery
2019-02-21 | Winnipeg,MB (United States of America), West End Cultural Centre
2018-03-25 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-24 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-23 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-18 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
2018-03-16 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Huntington Theatre
Orchestra: Butler University Music Department
2017-11-01 | Indianapolis, IN (United States of America), Schrott Center
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-30 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-29 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-28 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-27 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-23 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-23 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-22 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-22 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-21 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-21 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-20 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: George Mason University
2016-10-20 | Fairfax, VA (United States of America), Center for the Arts, George Mason University
Orchestra: University of Nebraska Kearney
2016-10-19 | Kearney, NE (United States of America), Miriam Drake Theater
Orchestra: Camerata de Coahuila/Opera de Camara del Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires
2016-10-19 | Guanajuato (Mexico), Teatro Juarez Guanajuato
2016-04-18 | Fullerton, CA (United States of America), Meng Concert Hall, CSU
2016-04-16 | Fullerton, CA (United States of America), Meng Concert Hall, CSU
2016-04-15 | Fullerton, CA (United States of America), Meng Concert Hall, CSU
Conductor: Robert Moody
Orchestra: Portland Symphony Orchestra
2016-03-13 | Portland, ME (United States of America), Merrill Auditorium
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-06 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-05 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-04 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-03 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-03-02 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-02-28 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-02-27 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Conductor: Jerry Luckhardt
Orchestra: University of Minnesota
2016-02-26 | Minneapolis, MN (United States of America), Rarig Center
Orchestra: Emerson College
2015-11-22 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Little Building Cabaret
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-21 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: Emerson College
2015-11-21 | Boston, MA (United States of America), Little Building Cabaret
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-20 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-19 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-18 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-17 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-14 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-13 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-12 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-10 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-07 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-06 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-05 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-04 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of Victoria
2015-11-03 | Victoria, BC (Canada), Chief Dan George Theatre, Phoenix Building
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-10 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-09 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-08 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-07 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-06 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-04 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-03 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: University of South Carolina
2015-10-02 | Columbia, SC (United States of America), Longstreet Theatre
Orchestra: Cameri Theatre
2015-06-15 | Tel-Aviv (Israel), Cameri Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-05-03 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-05-02 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-05-01 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-30 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-29 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-26 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-25 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-23 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-22 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-19 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-18 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-17 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Orchestra: University of Tennessee
2015-04-16 | Knoxville, TN (United States of America), Clarence Brown Theatre
Conductor: Theo Mackeben
1928-08-31 | Berlin (Germany), Theater am Schiffbauerdamm | World Premiere
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