A landmark of twentieth-century musical theatre, The Threepenny Opera comes to the National Theatre in a bold new production.
In this vivid and darkly comic new adaptation by award-winning playwright Simon Stephens’ (Port, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Brecht’s book and lyrics meets Kurt Weill’s extraordinary score.
Rory Kinnear (Hamlet, James Bond) plays Macheath.
The original German text is based on Elisabeth Hauptmann’s German translation of John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera
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Hundreds of seats at £15 for every performance
Production supported by The Threepenny Opera appeal donors