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The Threepenny Opera - Brecht, Bertolt, and Manheim, Ralph (Volume editor), and Willett, John (Volume editor)
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Based on John Gay's eighteenth century Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera, first staged in 1928 at the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in Berlin, is a vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set in a mock-Victorian Soho. It focuses on the feud between Macheaf - an amoral criminal - and his father in law, a racketeer who controls and exploits London's beggars and is intent on having Macheaf hanged. Despite the resistance by Macheaf's friend the Chief of Police, Macheaf is eventually ...

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The Threepenny Opera 2017, Methuen Drama, London

ISBN-13: 9781474260978

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The Threepenny Opera 2012, Methuen Drama, New York

ISBN-13: 9780413774521

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The Threepenny Opera 2008, Penguin Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780143105169

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The Threepenny Opera 1994, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802150394

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The Threepenny Opera 1994, Arcade Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781559702522

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The threepenny opera 1973, Eyre Methuen, London

ISBN-13: 9780413297204

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Threepenny Opera 1964, Grove/Atlantic

ISBN-13: 9780394174723

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