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THE THREEPENNY OPERA


Title of The Play THE THREEPENNY OPERA
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English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1956
Place of Premiere Royal Court Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Genre  
Based on/Source  
Producer(s)  
Director Sam Wanamaker
Author Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill
Cast Eric Pohlmann (as J. J. Peachum), Maria Remusat, Bill Owen, Daphne Anderson, Lisa Lee, Ewan MacColl, George Cooper, Georgia Brown, Victor Baring
Literature Times, 10 February 1956
Spectator, 17 February 1956
Jewish Chronicle, 24 February 1956
Punch, 29 February 1956
Robert Muller: Soho - made in Germany. Picture Post, 3 March 1956
Times, 22 March 1956
Special notes "Eric Pohlmann was good as Peachum." (Anthony Hartley, Spectator)
Sets by Caspar Neher
Conductor: Berthold Goldschmidt
The production was transferred to the Aldwych Theatre, London, on 21 March 1956.




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