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BISS Puxi Presents - The Threepenny Opera

01 March 2016

Tonight sees the first performance of The Threepenny Opera production starting at 7pm. The excitement is building amongst the cast with ticket sales so far, very strong across its three nights

  • Threepenny Opera

Don’t forget that you can buy tickets for the event online via our online ticket provider, Yoopay below or at the door at secondary reception on each of the three nights.

Tuesday 1 March- The Threepenny Opera: Buy

Wednesday 2 March- The Threepenny Opera: Buy

Thursday 3 March- The Threepenny Opera: Buy   

To recap on the show itself, the opera is based on the sly melodies of composer Kurt Weill and the daring of playwright Bertolt Brecht who come together onstage in this unique and world renowned dark comedy. Set in the impoverished back alleys of Victorian London, The Threepenny Opera follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum, the Beggar Kings daughter, and elude the authorities - all whilst keeping his other less savoury lady friends and gang of loyal thieves appeased. At the forefront of his desires though is his ultimate yearning to steal and corrupt his way into the society of the middle class.

With its world of corruption and dread, The Threepenny Opera remains a benchmark of twentieth century theatre and demands the audience ask the question – can beggars really be choosers? With classic songs including the Swing staple ‘Mack the Knife’, this dark comedy is a show not to be missed. Not only will you be thoroughly entertained, but left to question important questions about the morality of society.

Suitable for those ages 11+, this show will take place 1 – 3 March and tickets as mentioned earlier, can be purchased above.

This is a musical like no other….do not miss it!’

Maria Kane, Head of Performing Arts

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