Events

The Threepenny Opera

Wednesday, October 25, 2017Last Repeat 31 days from now

7:30 PM

Chan Auditorium

The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill

Brecht and Weill turned to John Gay's 18th-century 'The Beggar's Opera' to fashion this savage, biting commentary on bourgeois capitalism and modern morality. The bitter tale is told of the predatory outlaw known as Mack the Knife. He secretly marries the daughter of Soho's underworld boss but is soon betrayed by his sinister in-laws and sent to prison. After being freed by the police chief's daughter, he is again betrayed- this time by a prostitute-and sentenced to death. At the final hour, he manages a reprieve from The Queen herself, thus providing a menacing finale of ferocious irony.

Chan Auditorium
October 25, 26, 27, 28 and November 1, 2, 3, 4 at 7:30pm
October 29 & November 5 at 2:30pm

Directed by Karen Baker
Conductor Dave Ragsdale
Music Direction Chris Puckett

Get your tickets now!


Details

Category
Arts & Entertainment
department
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, Music, Theatre
Audience
Public, Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

Contact

UAH Theatre Department This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue

Chan Auditorium

4832 Holmes Ave NWHuntsville, AL 35805

More Dates

  SHARE
Download as iCal file

Back