Threepenny Opera, The Edit

Music: Kurt Weill, Lyrics: Bertolt Brecht, English book and lyrics: Marc Blitzstein.


Based on John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. Outlaw Macheath, also known as Mack the Knife, marries Polly, the daughter of a Soho gangster, but he is betrayed by her family, and sentenced to jail. He is freed by the intervention of the police chief's daughter Lucy, but he is betrayed by Jenny the whore, and sentenced to death.


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