The Threepenny Opera

Premiére date27 Jan. 1973
Produced byThe National Theatre
Based onThe Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill, Elisabeth Hauptmann
Number of events37
ExpressionsMusical theatre, Theatre
Running period27 Jan. 1973  

About The Threepenny Opera

The Threepenny Opera (1973) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the work by Bertolt Brecht (libretto), Elisabeth Hauptmann (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.

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