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  • Die Dreigroschenoper (2021)
  • TV Movie | 152 min | Musical
Die Dreigroschenoper (2021)
TV Movie | 152 min | Musical

In 1928, 200 years after the London premiere of John Gay's "Beggar's Opera", Bertolt Brecht edited a new translation for the opening of the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in Berlin and, at Lion Feuchtwanger's suggestion, gave the play the ...See moreIn 1928, 200 years after the London premiere of John Gay's "Beggar's Opera", Bertolt Brecht edited a new translation for the opening of the Theater am Schiffbauerdamm in Berlin and, at Lion Feuchtwanger's suggestion, gave the play the title The Threepenny Opera. Kurt Weill's music contains elements of jazz and light music, of church and opera melodies - the audience at the premiere reacts icily at first, then enthusiastically: the evening becomes a triumph, the greatest theatrical success of the 1920s and is only taken off the schedule in 1933 - under pressure Joseph Goebbels' Nazi Propaganda Ministry. Written by Theater in der Josefstadt See less
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John Gay (based on the opera by) | Bertolt Brecht (libretto) | Elisabeth Hauptmann (libretto)
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Apr 25, 2021 (Austria)

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15 cast members
Name Known for
Herbert Föttinger
Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum Jonathan Jeremiah Peachum   See fewer
Maria Bill
Frau Peachum Frau Peachum   See fewer
Swintha Gersthofer
Polly Peachum Polly Peachum   See fewer
Dominic Oley
Brown, Polizeichef von London Brown, Polizeichef von London   See fewer
Paula Nocker
Lucy, seine Tochter Lucy, seine Tochter   See fewer
Susa Meyer
Spelunkenjenny Spelunkenjenny   See fewer
Alexander Strömer
Trauerweidenwalter Trauerweidenwalter   See fewer
Ljubisa Gruicic
Hakenfingerjakob (as Ljubisa Lupo Grujcic) Hakenfingerjakob (as Ljubisa Lupo Grujcic)   See fewer
Paul Matic
Münzmatthias Münzmatthias   See fewer
Markus Kofler
Sägerobert Sägerobert   See fewer
Oliver Huether
Smith, erster Konstabler Smith, erster Konstabler   See fewer
Marcello De Nardo
Hochwürden Kimball Hochwürden Kimball   See fewer
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