The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera (1973) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the work by Bertolt Brecht (libretto) and Kurt Weill (music). Due to groundwork beneath The National Theatre, the production was performed at Chat Noir.

Pål Løkkeberg directed it.

Sverre Anker Ousdal played the role of Mack the Knife.

Finn Ludt, who led the orchestra, received Norwegian Critics' Award for music 1972/1972 for his efforts.


(Objekt ID 40837)
Object type Production
Premiere January 27, 1973
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill
Audience Adults
Number of events 37
Language Norwegian
Keywords Musical theatre, Theatre
Running period January 27, 1973  


The National Theatre,, 01.04.2018,

Anton Rønneberg: Nationaltheatret 1949-1974 (literally: The National Theatre 1949-1974), Gyldendal 1974.

Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 21.10.2014

Performance dates
January 27, 1973Chat Noir Opening night