The Threepenny Opera

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The early weeks of 2016 are jam-packed with UAlberta shows but I wanted to make sure we give 2015 a much deserved round of...
The Threepenny Opera. Photo by Ed Ellis.
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by Kendall Savage The slapstick antics of Charlie Chaplin’s memorable character, ‘The Tramp’, have touched hearts around the world, and influenced generations of performers. The...
The Threepenny Opera. Photo by Ed Ellis.
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As Revealed by Nikki Hulowski and Natalie Davidson Interview by Daunia Del Ben The Threepenny Opera is, undoubtedly, Brecht’s most celebrated play. Mounted more than 10,000...
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Aside from his innovations on the stage and vibrant, socially minded commentary, Brecht is equally known for his theatre theory and his vision for...
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by Josh Clendenin The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht, with music by Kurt Weill is based on The Beggar’s Opera by John Gay (an English...
Robert Shannon's lighting and set design, The Threepenny Opera (2015) Photo by Ed Ellis.
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By Sherry Smith There are certain strict criteria for set design in Brecht’s Epic Theatre, which present themselves most notably in The Threepenny Opera. The...
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by Christine Lesiak Elisabeth Hauptmann. Longstanding debate rages as to the authorship of...
U of A Studio Theatre's The Threepenny Opera 2015. Photo by Ed Ellis.
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Don’t Laugh With Them, Laugh At Them by Suzie Martin, MFA Directing Candidate If you have heard only one thing about Brecht’s theatre theory you have...
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by Chee-Hann Wu The Threepenny Opera is the most widely produced Brecht play to date. In 2011, it was presented by The Brooklyn Academy of...
The company of The Threepenny Opera at U of A Studio Theatre (2015). Photo by Ed Ellis.
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by Payam Saeedi Natalie...