The Threepenny Opera Tickets

Visionary director/choreographer Martha Clarke reinvents the dark and sexy musical The Threepenny Opera for off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company.

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About The Threepenny Opera - Off Broadway

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Audience
May be inappropriate for 14 and under

Summary

The Threepenny Opera follows the charismatic scoundrel Macheath and his exploits in 19th century London. In this “opera for beggars,” an assortment of characters maneuver for advantage, revealing a profoundly corrupt society and asking the question: Must one be a criminal to survive in this world?

Popular songs from The Threepenny Opera include "The Ballad of Mack the Knife" and "Pirate Jenny."

Inspired by the art, style and sensuality of Weimar Berlin, legendary director and choreographer Martha Clarke joins forces with the Atlantic to breathe new life into the original Marc Blitzstein translation, which premiered in 1954.