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The threepenny opera

Dreigroschenoper. English
Author / Creator
Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956
Available as
Online
Summary

First staged in Berlin in 1928, 'The Threepenny Opera' remains one of Brecht's most performed plays. Based on John Gay's 18th century satire, 'The Beggar's Opera', the play is a satire on the bourg...

First staged in Berlin in 1928, 'The Threepenny Opera' remains one of Brecht's most performed plays. Based on John Gay's 18th century satire, 'The Beggar's Opera', the play is a satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic.

Creator
Bertolt Brecht ; translated by Ralph Manheim and John Willett with commentary and notes by Non and Nick Worrall
Format
Books
Publication
  • London : Methuen Drama, 2005
Physical Details
  • 1 online resource (xc, 131 p.)
ISBNs
9780413774521

  • Translated from the German.
  • Includes bibliographical references.